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The environment and poverty times

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The paper features a collection of short articles that focus on the complex links between environment and poverty reduction. The articles discuss how natural resources can contribute to economic growth that also benefits the poor. Focusing at a global level, it presents opportunities that can be created for people to move beyond subsistence levels through entrepreneurship, investments and enabling policies at the national and international levels. Some of the articles featured highlight the following issues:

economic priorities for Africa focusing on the environmental agenda
the impact and effectiveness of the Fiji Locally-Managed Marine Areas Network (FLMMA)
the right to access land and natural resources
sustainable energy enterprises
environmentally sustainable mining for pro-poor growth
the use of urine and composted faeces for agricultural production