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Satisfying Basic Needs Respecting the Earth's Limits

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Satisfying Basic Needs Respecting the Earth's Limits
Type: Booklets
Year: 2016
Language: English
The booklet has two sides, one dealing with the challenges of poverty reduction, and assisting proposal developers in defining problems and searching for solutions in SCP; another side providing SCP solutions to poverty, and showing how SCP practices implemented under the SWITCH-Asia programme can contribute to reducing poverty.

This booklet:

  • introduces sustainable consumption and production (SCP);

  • presents SCP solutions to the pressing issue of poverty;

  • shows how SCP projects could support national, regional and global poverty reduction;

  • could be a source of inspiration for policy-makers and project developers in Europe and Asia who are considering applying to the SWITCH-Asia programme for funding.