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The Road from Rio: Sustainable Development and the Nongovernmental Movement in the Third World
Fisher expertly describes and analyzes the growing non-governmental movement throughout the Third World in relation to the global issue of sustainable development, highlighted by the recent Rio Conference. An estimated 200,000 or more indigenous NGOs (non-governmental organizations) at both the grassroots and intermediary levels help fill the void created by the failure of ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published June 21st 1993 by Praeger
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