Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands

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Coastal region and small island papers 17



Impacts and Challenges
 of a large coastal industry
Alang-Sosiya Ship-Breaking Yard
Gujarat, India

    Foreword (English, Gujarati)
    Table of contents
    Executive summary (English, Gujarati)
Chapter 1   Introduction
    Chapter 2   Environmental and social change
    Chapter 3   Identifying and developing consensus on the main issues
    Chapter 4      Towards a framework for conflict management at ASSBY
    Annex I   Field Project Summary
    Annex II   Field Project Assessment
    Annex III   Related articles on the Wise Coastal Practices for Sustainable Human Development forum
Other CSI titles       Map showing the location of the Alang-Sosiya ship-breaking yard


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UNESCO, 2004. Impacts and challenges of a large coastal industry. Alang-Sosiya Ship-Breaking Yard, Gujarat, India.
Coastal region and small island papers 17, UNESCO, Paris, 65 pp.

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Report written by: Derek Elias, based on the following project reports:

Photo credits: Cover and all black and white photographs by Anne Ebner © 2003 (a.ebner@berlin.de).
Colour photographs courtesy of Bhavnagar University, Gillian Cambers, Derek Elias, Dirk Troost.
Design and layout: Aïnhoa Menchaca (based on an original design by Eric Loddé)
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