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|PAD 816 Development Management | |Challenges of Sustainable Development | |Individual Assignment |

|NW Cakata | |Student Number : 201004519 | |Master of Public Administration 1 | |University of Fort Hare | |October 2010 |

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1. Abstract ……………………………………………………………………………………3 2. Introduction …………………………………………………………………………….3 3. Challenges of Sustainable Development ………………………………….6 1. Global Population ……………………………………………………………………6 2. Global Warming and Climate Change …………………………………….9 3. Poverty and Health ………………………………………………………………….11 4. Natural Resources ……………………………………………………………………13 5. Increase in Energy Consumption …………………………………………….15 6. Financial and Economic Crimes ………………………………………………16 4. Possible Opportunities/ Solutions ……………………………………………18 5. Conclusion ……………………………………………………………………………….19 6. Bibliography …………………………………………………………………………….20 1. ABSTRACT

The desire to meet the needs of present generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs has been on the agenda of developing nations in the world since the groundbreaking 1992 Rio Earth Summit. However, recent events like the Haiti earthquake, the “acid rain” in Mthatha a few weeks ago and the Global Economic meltdown; together with the fact that 1.3 billion are without access to clean water, about half of...