Environmental Planning in Jordan: Experience and Prospects
In Jordan and other Arab countries, as elsewhere, environmental planning underwent a dramatic re-orientation in approach in the late 1960s and early 1970s; the whole issue of planning then shifted from growth problems in almost every sector with which planners had to deal to problems of resource scarcity and planetary pollution. This re-orientation was acknowledged in the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held at Stockholm in 1972, and in its subsequent international activities, and by the subsequent club of Rome report on the limits of growth.
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