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Land Policy in Jamaica in the Decade after Agenda 21

  • Learie A. Miller
  • David Barker
Part of the Studies of the Americas book series (STAM)

Abstract

Historically the natural environment has always been exploited to fulfill human needs but during this century the scale of these demands has grown so rapidly and large that the ecosystems upon which our health and livelihoods depend have been immensely degraded. The reality of a growing population, of increased ecological fragility, the close interdependence of the economy and the environment, and a vulnerability to natural hazards makes it imperative that a small island developing state like Jamaica pays keen attention to how it manages the resource base on which its populace depends.

Keywords

Coral Reef Corporate Governance Protected Area Forest Policy Land Policy 
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  • Learie A. Miller
  • David Barker

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