Managing the Marine and Coastal Environment of Sub-Saharan Africa : Strategic Directions

Managing the Marine and Coastal Environment of Sub-Saharan Africa : Strategic Directions

Author: 
Hewawasam, I ndu
Place: 
Washington, D. C.
Publisher: 
World Bank
Phys descriptions: 
66p.
Date published: 
2002
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Region: 
ISBN: 
978-0821351697
Bar code: 
1038824
Call No: 
330.34(66/67) HEW
Abstract: 

The trends toward ecosystem degradation and social change are affecting coastal areas around the world, not least in Sub-Saharan Africa. The crisis affecting this region's coastal and marine areas requires an urgent and resolute response from the global community. This report details the challenges facing coastal and marine environments in Sub-Saharan Africa. It describes the World Bank's strategy for supporting sustainable development in the sector. This report stresses an integrated approach to coastal management in Sub-Saharan Africa which will be strategic in design.

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Series: 
Directions in Development
Date created: 
Friday, November 9, 2018