THE WORLD'S ENVIRONMENT PROTECTED FOR LONG TERM
To achieve this strategic goal, USAID supports programs which
reduce the threat of global climate change, conserve biological
diversity, promote sustainable urbanization including pollution
management, increase the use of environmentally sound energy
services, and encourage the sustainable management of natural
In FY 1999, USAID will contribute to environment goals and
objectives through 88 operational strategic objectives in 63
countries (and 16 regional and central objectives).
Host government commitment to environmental sustainability
(National environmental management strategies, participation
in international environment treaties);
Nationally important natural resources placed under improved
management(in hectares and as percent of total land area).
Carbon dioxide emissions, average annual rate of growth.
Percent of urban population with access to safe drinking
Percent of urban population with access to sanitation
GDP per unit of energy use.
Percent of energy production from renewable sources.
Percent change in forested land area (in hectares).
PERFORMANCE GOALS AND REGIONAL EXPECTATIONS:
Host government commitment to sound
national and international environmental programs.
An index is developed which includes the following indicators:
national environmental management strategies and participation in
international environmental treaties.
This goal is an expression of general government commitment to
national environmental programs addressing biodiversity
conservation, climate change, natural resource management,
pollution, and sustainable development in general.
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