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ERIC Number: EJ1185277
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0973-4082
Sustainability Commons and Other Innovations in Five Southern African Countries
Taylor, Jim
Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, v12 n1 p1-10 Mar 2018
A 'Sustainability Commons' is a place to try out sustainable living (Taylor & Westerman, 2013). It is also a place that anyone can visit and experiment with low-carbon technologies, which are usually very simple and inexpensive, and are being used locally for the benefit of the community and the environment. This article reflects on the development of five Sustainability Commons that are being developed in Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Zambia and Botswana. Each of these Sustainability Commons is unique and reflects the local priorities and social contexts of the institution in which they are being developed. Such approaches to education for sustainable development (ESD) are also supported by a range of innovations which are also described further on in this article.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Botswana; Zambia; Namibia; Swaziland; Lesotho
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