ADB: The Environments of the Poor in Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacific

This book is first in a series of a three-volume publication on the environments of the poor, and contains selected papers on Southeast Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific from a conference organized in 2010 by ADB, in cooperation with various development partners and think tank institutes in Asia. The book introduces a spatial approach to poverty, and argues that a triple win -- reducing poverty, protecting the environment, and responding to climate change -- is possible.

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Publish Date: 21st May 2014

Last Updated: 29th May 2014


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