Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands

Coastal region and small island papers 17

Table of contents

Executive summary - English, Gujarati
Chapter 1 Introduction
  Environment and Development in Coastal Regions and in Small Islands platform
  Project activities
  Background to the Alang-Sosiya Ship-Breaking Yard
  Ship-breaking processes
  Stakeholders
    Villagers
    Ship-breakers
    Workers
    Government (Gujarat Maritime Board)
Chapter 2 Environmental and social change
  Biophysical context
    Water
    Flora
    Waterfowl
  Recommendations and preliminary wise practices for conservation
  Socio-cultural context
    Pre-ASSBY lifestyle
    Impact of ASSBY on village life
Chapter 3    Identifying and developing consensus on the main issues
  Issues of concern arising from individual stakeholder workshops, 20002001
    Water resources
    Pollution
    Spatial planning and land use
    Education
    Health
    Health camp
    Living conditions
    Working conditions and safety at ASSBY
    Labour laws and wages
    Economic considerations
  Results of the 2001 stakeholder convergence workshop
  Further stakeholder consultations in 2003
Chapter 4 Towards a framework for conflict management at ASSBY
  Wise practices and their characteristics
  Towards a multi-stakeholder agreement at ASSBY
References
Annex I Field Project Summmary
Annex II Field Project Assessment
Annex III Related articles on the Wise Coastal Practices for Sustainable Human Development forum
Map showing the location of the Alang-Sosiya ship-breaking yard



 

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