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Innovative communities [electronic resource] : people-centred approaches to environmental management in the Asia-Pacific region / edited by Jerry Velasquez ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Velasquez, Jerry.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 341 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9280811169 (pbk.); 9789280811162 (pbk.); 9781461903543 (electronic bk.); 1461903548 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sustainable development -- Asia | Sustainable development -- Pacific Area | Environmental management -- Asia | Environmental management -- Pacific Area | Electronic books | D�eveloppement durable -- Asie | D�eveloppement durable -- Pacifique, R�egion du | Environnement -- Gestion -- Asie | Environnement -- Gestion -- Pacifique, R�egion du | SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT | ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT | COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION | INNOVATIONS | CASE STUDIES | ECOTOURISM | SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY | WASTE MANAGEMENT | WATER MANAGEMENT | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Business Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Structural Adjustment | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Economic PolicyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Innovative communities.DDC classification: 338.95/07 Other classification: DHL UNU(02)/I58 | UNOG UNU(02)/I58 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction and overview / Jerry Velasquez, Makiko Yashiro, Susan Yoshimura and Izumi Ono -- Community innovation for sustainable development : concepts and approaches -- Local to global connections : community involvement and sustainability / Diane Warburton and Susan Yoshimura -- Being innovative, against the odds / Charles Landry -- Mainstreaming innovative approaches to sustainable urban environmental management in Asia -- Nathaniel von Einsiedel -- Case studies from the Asia-Pacific region -- Natural resource management -- From hunting to sustainable use : a pashtun tribal group's innovations, Northern Balochistan, Pakistan / Luc Bellon -- Highland encounters: building new partnerships for conservation and sustainable development in the Yangtze River headwaters, the heart of the Tibetan plateau, China / J. Marc Foggin -- Tourism -- Sustainable tourism planning and management in Klong Khwang, Thailand / Walter Jamieson and Pawinee Sunalai -- Mangrove conservation through ecotourism development by the Bobongko people in the Togean Islands, Indonesia / Sundjaya -- Forest management -- Innovative community-led sustainable forest resource conservation and management in Baybay, Leyte, the Philippines / Victor B. Asio and Marlito Jose M. Bande -- Waste management -- Waste management activities in Nagoya City, Japan : local government and community partnerships / Teruhiko Yoshimura and Rika Kato -- People, partnership and profits in managing solid waste in Guimaras, the Philippines / Andrew C. Farncombe, Francis E. Gentoral and Evan Anthony Arias -- Water management -- Integrated catchment management in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Basin, Australia / Amit Chanan -- Water management in Rajasthan, India : making a difference / Darryl Romesh D'Monte -- Conclusion : critical elements for achieving community innovation / Makiko Yashiro -- Index.
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880-01 Introduction and overview / Jerry Velasquez, Makiko Yashiro, Susan Yoshimura and Izumi Ono -- Community innovation for sustainable development : concepts and approaches -- Local to global connections : community involvement and sustainability / Diane Warburton and Susan Yoshimura -- Being innovative, against the odds / Charles Landry -- Mainstreaming innovative approaches to sustainable urban environmental management in Asia -- Nathaniel von Einsiedel -- Case studies from the Asia-Pacific region -- Natural resource management -- From hunting to sustainable use : a pashtun tribal group's innovations, Northern Balochistan, Pakistan / Luc Bellon -- Highland encounters: building new partnerships for conservation and sustainable development in the Yangtze River headwaters, the heart of the Tibetan plateau, China / J. Marc Foggin -- Tourism -- Sustainable tourism planning and management in Klong Khwang, Thailand / Walter Jamieson and Pawinee Sunalai -- Mangrove conservation through ecotourism development by the Bobongko people in the Togean Islands, Indonesia / Sundjaya -- Forest management -- Innovative community-led sustainable forest resource conservation and management in Baybay, Leyte, the Philippines / Victor B. Asio and Marlito Jose M. Bande -- Waste management -- Waste management activities in Nagoya City, Japan : local government and community partnerships / Teruhiko Yoshimura and Rika Kato -- People, partnership and profits in managing solid waste in Guimaras, the Philippines / Andrew C. Farncombe, Francis E. Gentoral and Evan Anthony Arias -- Water management -- Integrated catchment management in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Basin, Australia / Amit Chanan -- Water management in Rajasthan, India : making a difference / Darryl Romesh D'Monte -- Conclusion : critical elements for achieving community innovation / Makiko Yashiro -- Index.

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