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Sustainable development: a new challenge for Costa Rica

Sustainable development: a new challenge for Costa Rica

SAIS Review 16(1): 187-202

The sustainable development policy being pursued by Costa Rica is outlined. It is based on strategic social investment; macroeconomic balance; environmental protection and the participation of society in decision making. Examples are presented to illustrate steps taken to establish a positive relationship between the natural environment and growing economic needs.

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