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Regional development problems and policy responses in five Asian and Pacific countries

Regional development problems and policy responses in five Asian and Pacific countries

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Published by United Nations Centre for Regional Development in Nagoya, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Fiji
    • Subjects:
    • Regional planning -- Asia -- Case studies.,
    • Regional planning -- Fiji -- Case studies.,
    • Asia -- Economic conditions -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesProblems and policy responses in five Asian and Pacific countries.
      StatementEd. B. Prantilla, editor.
      ContributionsPrantilla, Ed. B., United Nations Centre for Regional Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT395.A8 R44 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination339 p. :
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1794663M
      LC Control Number89194260

      East Asia is the eastern subregion of Asia, which is defined in both geographical and ethno-cultural terms. The region consists of China (People's Republic of China) or China proper specifically, Hong Kong (SAR of PRC), Macau (SAR of PRC), Mongolia, North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), South Korea (Republic of Korea), Japan, and Taiwan (Republic Dependencies: Hong Kong, Macau. The Leadership Group's report, Asia's Next Challenge: Securing the Region's Water Future, argues that increased water stress can lead to "a cascading set of consequences, including impaired food production, the loss of livelihood security, large-scale migration within and across borders, and increased economic and geopolitical tensions and. In most countries in the region, central governments have been playing a strong role in economic planning to achieve development goals. In many instances, they also led the formulation of environmental policies. However, many environmental problems are local in nature and implementation of legislation and policy tools have met many constraints.


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