People and the Caribbean coast. Feasibility of alternative sustainable coastal resource based enhanced livelihood strategies.

Abstract

This Report details the study commissioned from the Sustainable Economic Development Unit (SEDU), Economics Department, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, by the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) on the theme, \"The feasibility of alternative sustainable coastal resource-based enhanced livelihood strategies.\"

Chapter 1 addresses the goals, objectives and approach to the Study together with a summary review of the literature on sustainable development and sustainable livelihoods, as a necessary contextual background. This introductory chapter concludes with summary profiles of natural resources and poverty trends in the Caribbean as a whole, together with the two case-study countries.

Chapter 2 provides a review of macro-economic and linked livelihoods trends in the Caribbean and the case-study countries and communities. Chapters 3-5 conclude the main report with the main findings of the study. Chapter 3 provides these main findings for St Lucia and Chapter 4 repeats this same process for Belize. Chapter 5 addresses the generic findings and implications for new knowledge.

Citation

Pantin, D., Brown, D., Mycoo, M., Toppin Allahar, C., Gobin, J., Rennie, W. and Hancock, J. (2004) People and the Caribbean coast. Feasibility of alternative sustainable coastal resource based enhanced livelihood strategies. Trinidad and Tobago: SEDU, UWI. 99 pp.

People and the Caribbean coast. Feasibility of alternative sustainable coastal resource based enhanced livelihood strategies.

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