SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES (SIDS) Mohamed Ali Environment Research Centre Ministry of Home Affairs and Environment, Maldives. Sustainable Development:.
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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INSMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES(SIDS)
Environment Research Centre
Ministry of Home Affairs and Environment, Maldives
Specialness of the SIDS
products for export/ consumption obtained directly from the environment…
Global environmental changes
Economic environmental changes
- economic restructuring
The foundation, the strength, and the future of the Maldives
Bait fish Tuna fisheries
Percentage Contribution to GDP by Tourism and Fishing from 1984 to 2000
Tradition & Culture
height and shape ……
impact the economic and social performances
trade blocs and regional associations are closing the doors for their few export products
eroding the market preferences and export benefits.
Sanitary and phytosanitary demands or ecolabelling requirements are hindering exports by SIDS.
Economic status (LDC/SIDS…?)
Tend to lose preferential borrowing rights and access to special funds.
Environmental vulnerability hastening economic vulnerability, combination of both are amplifying and escalating social vulnerability.