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Pakistan's growth strategy for the economy, as outlined in the 2011 framework for economic growth, calls for reinvigorating the industrial sector and increasing exports. The industrial structure of the country has not experienced any significant changes in the past thirty years. Inadequate industrial environmental performance is an important contributor to the weak export performance of ...

SUBJECT: industrial development; environmental agency; industrial water; export promotion; industrial waste

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In Nigeria, up to now mining activities have systematically escaped environmental control. In 1989, the Government of Nigeria issue the document "national policy on the environment", which was revised in 1999 in response to the advances in knowledge and the need of integrating development issues concerning all sectors of the economy. The new environmental policy goals followed the susta ...

SUBJECT: health and safety; marine pollution; industrial water; pollutants; cadastre

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DR-CAFTA and the Environment

Cunha, Barbara et al. [2011-10-01]

The Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement with the United States aims to create a free trade zone for economic development. The Agreement is expected to intensify commerce and investment among the participating countries. This paper analyzes the changes in the production and trading patterns in 2-digit manufacturing sectors with the goal of understanding the short-term ...

SUBJECT: production structure; cleaner technology; dirty industry; pollutants; environment policies

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India's environmental problems are deep-rooted and severe. Estimates of annual environmental damage range from 4.5 percent to 8 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), in line with annual economic growth. Since 1990 the World Bank has lent India 1.94 billion dollars for 19 projects to mitigate environmental damage and another 97 million dollars was granted under global environmental fa ...

SUBJECT: degraded lands; cdf; collection systems; environmental capacity; environmental agenda

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Revival and development of the petrochemical industry in Kazakhstan is possible without serious damage to the environment, so long as measures by investors in plant revival include best available techniques (BATs) that avoid and minimize impact on the environment as a whole.This study was initiated to develop methodologies to analyze and mitigate key environmental and natural resource a ...

SUBJECT: environmental agency; industrial water; filters; industrial waste; chlorine

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This report represents a further chapter in the dialogue between the World Bank and the People's Republic of China about how to promote economic growth and protect China's environment. There are three cross-cutting issues that keep recurring throughout the analysis. These issues characterize the environmental management challenge over the next decade: First, the environmental agenda is ...

SUBJECT: pollutants; public participation; industrial waste; water resources; ozone depleting substances

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This policy note, Environmental Management for a Sustainable Economic Development Strategy for Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, investigates six environmental management topics which will affect the capacity of the province to develop the economy and need to be underpinned by strong environmental and natural resource management. The six topics cover: agriculture, forestry, fisheries, land and ...

SUBJECT: sustainable fisheries; economic incentives; logging; environmental laws; crops

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Contents of this report are: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and policy formulation by Kulsum Ahmed, and Ernesto Sanchez-Triana. Policy-level strategic environmental assessments: process integration and incentives of policy proponents by Leonard Ortolano. The continuous process of policy formation by Martha S. Feldman, and Anne M. Khademian. Toward environmental priority setting ...

SUBJECT: minister; legal framework; industrial development; water distribution; civil society organization

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The report is organized in seven chapters. Following the introductory chapter, chapter two sets the stage by reviewing the structure of Turkey's economy and its performance, as well as the challenges and opportunities provided by Turkey's current growth path from implementing a 'green agenda' linked to achieving standards set by European Union (EU) Directives and Organization for Econom ...

SUBJECT: emissions from fuel; labor markets; environmental policies; private consumption; developed countries

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This study provides estimates of social and financial costs of environmental damage in India from three pollution damage categories: (i) urban air pollution; (ii) inadequate water supply, poor sanitation, and hygiene; and (iii) indoor air pollution. It also provides estimates based on three natural resource damage categories: (i) agricultural damage from soil salinity, water logging, and ...

SUBJECT: pollutants; crop land; journal of medicine; logging; waste