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INTEGR ENVIRO CONSIDER INTO V4

Integrating Environmental Considerations into Economic Policy Making Processes

Background Readings - Modalities for Environmental Assessments, Country Studies on Flood Loss Reduction in Bangladesh, Urban Development and Environmental Protection in Shangh

Series:
Development Papers
24 Mar 2000
Development strategies in the Asia and the Pacific region are heavily focused on fostering economic growth and do not always focus on the detrimental environmental effects of the modalities used to implement the strategy. This publication discusses the modalities for environmental assessments. It...
DEV THE TRANS ASIAN RAILWAY SOUTH

Development of the Trans-Asian Railway

Trans-Asian Railway in the Southern Corridor of Asia-Europe Routes

28 Apr 2000
This publication identifies and evaluates the development and operation of a network of routes allowing through railway transport of containers between South Asia and Europe, southern China and Europe and Thailand and Europe. It also looks at the rails transportation of containers from Central As...
GDLNS ROAD SAFETY ACTION PLANS

Guidelines on Road Safety Action Plans and Programmes

24 Mar 2000
Road safety problems are increasing in many Asia and the Pacific countries and effective action needs to be taken if the situation is not to continue deteriorating. This publication presents road safety guidelines for Asia and the Pacific.
FAMILY & OLDER PERSONS BANGLADESH

Family and Older Persons in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, The

Series:
Asian Population Studies Series
21 Jul 2000
The family remains the most important source of support for the elderly. However, socio-economic changes are undermining this traditional means of support. Through case studies on Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka this publication discusses the implications of Asia's population future for the fa...
FAMILY & OLDER PERSONS IN CHINA

Family and Older Persons in China, Indonesia and Thailand, The

Series:
Asian Population Studies Series
24 Mar 2000
The family remains the most important source of support for the elderly. However, socio-economic changes are undermining this traditional means of support. Through case studies on China, Indonesia and Thailand, this publication discusses the implications of Asia's population future for the family...
ASIAN PACIF REMOTE SENSING V11 #1

Asian-Pacific Remote Sensing and GIS Journal, July 1998

4 Aug 2000
This journal, published twice a year, is a collection of articles written by scientists on remote sensing, GIS development and application related to the countries and areas of Asia and the Pacific. An important aim of the publication is to serve as a source of reference for the numerous governme...
INTEGR ENVIRO CONSIDER INTO ECON

Integrating Environmental Considerations into Economic Policy Making

Institutional Issues

Series:
Development Papers
23 Jun 2000
This volume focuses on institutional mechanisms for integrating environment into economic policy-making in selected countries of the ESCAP region. In particular it examines existing institutional arrangements at the national and local level, their effectiveness, and analyzes the structure and pro...
ASIA PACIFIC IN FIGURES 1999

Asia-Pacific in Figures 1999

4 Aug 2000
This statistical pocketbook contains an aggregate of data for 56 countries or areas on population statistics, social statistics, employment, energy, national accounts, external trade, central government expenditure by function, finance, production, prices, land use, transport and tourism. Where o...
STAT WOMEN ASIA & PACIFIC 1999

Statistics on Women in Asia and the Pacific 1999

24 Mar 2000
This publication demonstrates how women have participated and contributed to the changes in the social and economic conditions of the region. It includes statistics on men so that an assessment of the relative status of women and men can be made and also provides a consistent set of demographic e...
HNDBK FOR LITERACY & POST LITERACY

Handbook for Literacy and Post-literacy for Women's Empowerment in South Asia

23 Jun 2000
This Handbook, a collaborative effort among literacy and rural development professionals in South Asia, has been developed to support the work of professionals engaged in the promotion of literacy among women in South Asia. The major objective is to show the essential steps for developing and imp...