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Local Action for Global Change. World Education Reports, Number 29 [microform] / Gillian Garb, Ed. and Davis Baltz, Ed
Bib ID 5533292
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
World Education, Inc., Boston, MA
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1991 
29 p. 
ISSN 0300-7006 
Summary

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)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome (Italy).

World Education, Inc. Reports, n29 Win 1991.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Agricultural Trends.  |  Disease Incidence.  |  Ecological Factors.  |  Environmental Influences.  |  Epidemiology.  |  Farmers.  |  Foreign Countries.  |  Global Approach.  |  Hazardous Materials.  |  Natural Resources.  |  Pests.  |  Poisons.  |  Poverty.  |  Training Methods.  |  Wastes.  |  Africa (West) Agricultural Technology Indonesia Integrated Pest Management Latin America Massachusetts Philippines
Form/genre Collected Works, Serials.  |  Reports, Descriptive.
Other authors/contributors Garb, Gillian, editor  |  Baltz, Davis, editor  |  World Education, Inc., Boston, MA
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