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ERIC Number: ED334411
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 29
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0300-7006
Local Action for Global Change. World Education Reports, Number 29.
Garb, Gillian, Ed.; Baltz, Davis, Ed.
World Education, Inc. Reports, n29 Win 1991
This issue contains five articles that address environmental concerns. "Poverty and Environmental Decline" (Alan Durning) analyzes accelerating environmental decline and discusses the need for action at every level to reverse global deterioration. "Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Made Easy" (Cesar Galvan, Peter Kenmore) explains how Filipino nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are spearheading a new training approach to make IPM training accessible to local rice farmers. "Popular Epidemiology" (Phil Brown, Dick Clapp) is a report on the politics of organizing against toxic waste-induced disease in Woburn, Massachusetts. "Toxic Trade-Off" outlines the growing business in toxic waste products between the northern and southern areas of the world. "Less Is More" (Miguel Altieri, Andres Yurjevic) examines the problems of peasant agroecological methods on peasant farming communities. The issue also includes "Reports on...Natural Resources and Economic Opportunity: Lessons from the Sahelian Experience" (Asif Shaikh, Kjell Christophersen), two book reports, and "From the Field: Indonesia's Barefoot Environmental Impact Assessment" (Davis Baltz). (NLA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome (Italy).
Authoring Institution: World Education, Inc., Boston, MA.
Identifiers: Africa (West); Agricultural Technology; Indonesia; Integrated Pest Management; Latin America; Massachusetts; Philippines