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The World Resources 2005

WORLD RESOURCES REPORT
Gregory Mock, Editor-in-Chief
Peter Whitten, Managing Editor
Emily Cooper, Research Assistant
Carolina de Rosas, Review Coordinator
Dennis Gadel, Intern

Daniel Tunstall, Director, Global Information Program
Norbert Henninger, Deputy Director, Global Information Program
Antonio LaViña, Senior Fellow
Hyacinth Billings, Publications Director
Lori Han, Production Advisor

DATA, MAPS, AND GRAPHICS
Amy Cassara, Senior Associate
Daniel Prager, Research Analyst
Janet Nackoney, GIS Lab Manager
Robert Soden, Research Assistant
Rajiv Sharma, Intern
Brianna Peterson, Intern

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS
Emily Cooper
Polly Ghazi
Karen Holmes
Karin Krchnak
Yumiko Kura
Antonio LaViña
Daniel Prager
Paul Steele
Wendy Vanasselt
John Virdin
WORLD RESOURCES 2005 EDITORIAL BOARD
Robert SanGeorge
David Jhirad
Allen Hammond
Philip Angell

WORLD RESOURCES 2005 EDITORIAL BOARD
Robert SanGeorge
David Jhirad
Allen Hammond
Philip Angell

 

PRINCIPAL PARTNERS
United Nations Development Programme
   Olav Kjørven
   Charles McNeill
United Nations Environment Programme
   Marion Cheatle
   Jacquie Chenje
   Mirjam Schomaker (consultant)
World Bank
   James Warren Evans
   Kirk Hamilton
World Resources Institute
   David Jhirad
   Robert SanGeorge

ADJUNCT PARTNER
UNEP/GRID-Arendal
   Steinar Sørensen
   Otto Simonett
   Christian Nellemann
   Philippe Rekacewicz
   Marianne Fernagut
   Luana Karvel
   Morten Wasstøl

ADVISORS
Jon Anderson, United States Agency for International Development
Anna Ballance, United Kingdom Department for International Development
Jill Blockhus, World Bank
Jan Bojö, World Bank
Owen Cylke, World Wildlife Fund
Peter Hazelwood, United Nations Development Programme
Timothy Kasten, United Nations Environment Programme
Ashok Khosla, Development Alternatives
Onesmus Mugyenyi, Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment
Urvashi Narain, Resources for the Future
Frances Seymour, World Resources Institute
Priya Shyamsundar, World Bank
David Smith, United Nations Environment Programme
Paul Steele, United Kingdom Department for International Development

PUBLICATION DESIGN
Alston Taggart, Barbieri and Green

The World Resources Institute wishes to acknowledge three organizations whose support has been indispensable in bringing World Resources 2005 to publication:

World Resources 2005: The Wealth of the Poor—Managing Ecosystems to Fight Poverty

Cite as: World Resources Institute (WRI) in collaboration
with United Nations Development Programme, United
Nations Environment Programme, and World Bank. 2005.
World Resources 2005: The Wealth of the Poor—Managing
Ecosystems to Fight Poverty
. Washington, DC: WRI.

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© 2005 World Resources Institute

The World Resources Series is produced collaboratively
by four organizations: the United Nations Development
Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme, the
World Bank, and the World Resources Institute. The views
expressed in this volume are those of the contributors and
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boards of directors or member governments.

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Resources Institute.

ISBN 1-56973-582-4