vii, 78 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Environment and development (Washington, D.C.)
Formatted Contents Note
Understanding poverty-environment linkages at the household level Poverty and environmental change at the macro scale Environmental management and pathways to household welfare Scope of the report Some key conclusions Local natural resources, poverty, and degradation: examining empirical regularities The importance of environmental income to the poor Commons as a source of insurance The effect of growth on local resource use Welfare impacts of degradation The role of poverty in environmental change Conclusions Health outcomes and environmental pathogens Theoretical linkages between health outcomes and environmental conditions Empirical evidence of linkages between health outcomes and environmental conditions How robust are the empirical findings? Conclusions and tentative policy implications Household welfare and policy reforms Selected policy reforms: evidence from case studies Challenges and data limitations Conclusions Directions for change Use of local natural resources Design principles for improving environmental health Better data for monitoring change Policy reforms for managing the environment and reducing poverty Moving forward.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 67-74) and index.