Toward Sustainable Development?

Toward Sustainable Development?

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This collection is an interdisciplinary case study of a massive project damming the Narmada River in Central and Western India so that it can be used productively. Diverse opinions of proponents and opponents of the project and the complex issues involved, including economics, sociology, law, and governance, are discussed. Also incorporated are studies on human rights that emerge when large numbers of people, particularly marginal, disadvantaged groups, and women, are displaced from their homes and villages.The review team criticized both the World Bank and the Government of India for the handling of resettlement and rehabilitation as well as environmental aspects. On resettlement and rehabilitation, the team concluded that the Banka#39;s operational guidelines had not been honored by the ... of a special World Bank mission of July 1992, and the Government of Indiaa#39;s action plan to remedy environmental andanbsp;...

Title:Toward Sustainable Development?
Author:William F. Fisher
Publisher:M.E. Sharpe - 1995-01


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