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Building a sustainable future

Incorporating environmental and economic sustainability into relief and development work

2019 Available in English, French and Spanish

Woman walking across a naked river bed in search of water in Chad

Woman walking across a naked river bed in search of water in Chad. Photo: Peter Caton/Tearfund

A practical guide for incorporating environmental and economic sustainability (EES) into projects, programmes and strategies.

In this guide, we describe five long-term outcomes that a project should be working towards in order to achieve a balanced environmental and economic sustainability. We also introduce ten ‘design principles’ to help project staff plan, monitor and evaluate specific activities that will achieve the long-term outcomes.

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