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Finance and Sustainable Development

  • P. K. Rao
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Abstract

Sustainable development (SD) requires a balance in the use and exploitation of environmental resources for economic development in order to protect the interests of the future generations. The role of development finance needs to be carefully integrated with the principles of SD, and this involves due recognition in the design of policies and their implementation. Global financial institutions and their counterparts at the national levels need to address relevant issues more systematically than has been done in the past. Integration of financial and environmental dimensions of development remains an important task.

Keywords

United Nations Environmental Taxis Global Environmental Facility Debt Relief Green Taxis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. K. Rao
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  1. 1.Global Development InstituteLawrencevilleUSA

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