The Poor and the Environment : Friends or Foes ?

  title={The Poor and the Environment : Friends or Foes ?},
  author={World Develqvnent},
  • World Develqvnent
  • Published 2001
The conventional literature in the environment and development field often presents a rather deterministic view of the relationship between poverty and the environment, revolving around the negative impact of the poor on the environment. Based on extensive fieldwork in rural communities across the Philippines, this article is a case study of that relationship between the poor and the environment in a country with severe poverty rates. significant environmental degradation, and a highly… CONTINUE READING
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