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date: 24 February 2020

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This article discusses the effective management of the world's natural resources. It reveals that throughout its existence, the UN has had a huge impact on natural resource management, both operationally and conceptually. The article also shows that the initial clash between development and conservation has been reframed as ‘sustainable development’, which is a useful analytical framework to bridge the North-South divide.

Keywords: effective management, natural resources, development, conservation, clash, sustainable development, North-South divide

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