By United Nations
"The Africa atmosphere Outlook 2" is the second one finished built-in document at the African setting, produced via the United countries surroundings Programme (UNEP) for the African Ministerial convention at the setting (AMCEN). "AEO 2" is the result of a collaborative initiative among AMCEN, six sub-regional participating facilities, environmental specialists and UNEP. It highlights the critical place Africa's atmosphere keeps to play in sustainable improvement, bettering human health, in addition to its power to accomplish great development within the implementation of the Millennium improvement pursuits.
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In the health sector, diseases, environmental goods-and-services are used will have such as SARS and avian flu, have the potential through practical generation must be realized without poverty, the increased movement of people and goods to impact improving human well-being, and ensuring sustained on already stretched health services. Africa will need to economic development. increase its preparedness to respond to such risks. The consequences for alleviating SECTION 1 ● ENVIRONMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT Chapter 1 ● The Human Dimension complex relationship between different sectors – inherent challenge to nurture environmental assets and including health, transportation, human resources, to use them for the development of the region while, at technology, water, forests – and their multiple the same time, preserving them for future generations.
In developing the narratives the for analysis – this is adapted from the drivers-pressures- following central: state-impact-response (DPSIR) conceptual framework demographics, health, economics, social issues, culture, (Figure 1) – focusing the assessment on the available technology, institutions and governance, peace and resource base, which provides opportunities for conflict, and natural disasters and climate change. sustainable development and enhanced human well- The driving scenario forces are analysis seen provides as a coherent being.
Due to this, it is imperative ● that population growth and its structural changes are compiled from WRI 2005 addressed to reduce environmental degradation. Each year, the number of people increases, but the amount of 2000 Source: Data from FAO 2003 798 million, 13% of global population SECTION 1 ● ENVIRONMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT Chapter 1 ● The Human Dimension rate is the highest in the world, and is resulting in the that this generation will have increased natural resource rapid growth of urban agglomerations throughout the dependence and pose new threats to the sustainability region.