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date: 19 September 2019

Afghanistan 30.4 million est. pop. 2012  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Charles C. KOLBCharles C. KOLB

Environmental management and sustainable development have not been a primary focus for the Afghan government, which has been engaged in international and civil conflict for the past thirty years. Despite substantial mineral resources and a newly expanded highway network, Afghanistan continues to struggle with a lack of environmental management programs, an absence of sustainable energy resources, and widespread disparities in income and the well-being of its people, all resulting in a discouraging outlook for sustainability. ...

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