Tuesday, September 9, 2008

The United Nations Division for Sustainable Development is currently supporting the deliberations of the Commission on Sustainable Development during

The United Nations Division for Sustainable Development is currently supporting the deliberations of the Commission on Sustainable Development during its 16th and 17th sessions, which address the themes: agriculture, rural development, land, drought, desertification and Africa.

To support the work of the Commission, the Policy Integration and Analysis Branch of the Division has produced two new publications on Africa which we believe may interest you and which we hope will be useful in your research or practical work.

Trends in Sustainable Development: Africa Report provides a concise, highly visual, graphic- and map-based analysis of key economic, social and environmental trends in Africa.

[Link: http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/publications/trends_africa2008/index.htm]

Innovation for Sustainable Development: Local Case Studies from Africa presents and analyses a careful selection of local level sustainable development initiatives in Africa, in such areas as Enhancement of Agriculture and Fisheries, Water Management, Protection of Ecosystems, Health Improvement, and Sustainable Tourism.

[Link: http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/publications/africa_casestudies/index.htm]

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