ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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National Environment Policy 2004

The principles of the draft national environment policy see the environment as a 'subset' of the larger 'sets' of poverty and development, and address sustainable development from an essentially anthropocentric and utilitarian view. The silence of the draft on how customary rights of access to and use of environmental resources are to be integrated with formal policy, law and the rights framework is deafening.

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