Biodiversity and Agriculture: Implications for Conservation and Development, Volumes 23-321
World Bank Publications, Jan 1, 1996 - Technology & Engineering - 26 pages
This report focuses on the policy issues that East Asia must address in maintaining macroeconomic stability and rapid growth while receiving substantial foreign capital inflows. These issues include: *Maintaining macroeconomic stability in a complex policy environment while continuing to attract beneficial capital flows *Managing the diverse microeconomic impacts of the growing variety of market instruments *Matching the development of domestic capital and financial markets with the demands imposed by the foreign flows *Increasing the availability of necessary information to officials and investors to make capital markets function effectively.
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Page 26 - global genetic resources are not static. They constitute a living, changing, diverse system that can best benefit humankind when thoughtfully managed.
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Page 26 - Sound management practices can ensure that the "capital" derived from this endowment will not be squandered
Page 2 - restricted to plants, animals and microorganisms used in commerce or having potential for such use.