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Sustainable Development
So what do we do with the sustainability concept, especially at the local level? What should we all be doing?
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The term 'Sustainable Development' has been used and misused in a variety of ways by different groups and entities - that there is a constant need to rethink its basic meaning, and adopt it to different situations and scales.
The objective of this GDRC programme on Sustainable Development is to function as a repository of key online information on the theme - since considerable information already exists on the web. It also helps in contextualizing all other programmes of GDRC, which eventually, directly or indirectly, leads to sustainability. [  more ...  ]
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Highlights of GDRC Research
GDRC Docs
- The Seven Triads of Sustainability
Concept Note Series E-007.
- Sustainable Development Concepts
Concept Note Series E-008.
- Causes of Poverty
Sourcebook Series e093.
- Innovative Communities
Continuing Research Series E-009.

GDRC Feature Access GDRC's Food Security Blog
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2010 International Year of Biodiversity Visit GDRC's pages on the UN Decade on Biodiversity

•  Archieves:   GDRC's special pages on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UN-DESD)

What is GDRC doing now?
  Currently, GDRC is focussing on enhancing and packaging its contribution to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UN-DESD). It particularly looks into the role of learning centers and universities in promoting sustainable development.
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