Resumo em Inglês

Fernando Negret Fernandez
Professor e pesquisador das Faculdades Alfa de Goiânia.

Regional Planning and the Challenge of Sustainability

The aim of this article is to present a collection of principles and guidelines that contribute to formulate and execute a regional planning more committed to natural resources and environment sustainable management. In this perspective, some conceptual, institutional and instrumental aspects about regional planning, management and sustainability are analyzed and discussed. Besides that, this article examines the government performance, possibilities and obstacles of the regional planning to find a bigger sustainability on the social and environment process. The article includes Brazilian main policies and rules about environment and some of the most recognized international and Brazilian experiences, which look for a greater sustainability on the natural resources utilization and natural conservation, are also commented.

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