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The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene

UNDP Human Development Report 2020

Published date 2020-12-15
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The human development approach has much to contribute in addressing our collective paralysis in the face of alarming planetary change. Human development is about expanding human freedoms and opening more choices for people to chart their own development paths according to their diverse values rather than about prescribing one or more particular paths. Too often, development choices pit people against trees because the environment has been systematically undervalued while economic growth has had top billing. 

Click here to access the report's Overview.