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Strategy and Policy

Web links to information on tactical responses to environmental issues.

Cities & Sustainable Development, UNESCAP, 24 December 2003
Publication with chapters on urban air quality, water & waste management policy in the Asia-Pacific region. PDF.

Tropical conservation act & ecological debt, The Island, Colombo, October 01, 2003
The Sri Lankan government is planning to sign an agreement, under the US Tropical Forestry Conservation act, to bind Sri Lanka's forests for external debt, soon. Under this arrangement those forests will in future be managed by a committee comprising representatives from the US government, International NGOs other than local representatives. Would this be a question of sovereignty too?

World Bank Environmental Strategy: South Asia






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