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National Activities: Maldives

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National Workshop on Field Testing of Sustainable Development Indicators
4-5 March 1998
Bandos Island Resort, Maldives


Some of the new indicators developed by the Workshop

  • Ratio between dead and live coral reefs.
  • Built-up area Vs natural areas in resort island.
  • Reef water quality.
  • Expatriate Vs local population employed.
  • Vulnerability
    a.Diversity index - dependence of Maldives economy on countries
    b.Vulnerability to tanker accident flow of tanker traffic, vulnerable spots
    c.Balance of payment
  • Institutional actions taken on compliance to environmental regulations.
  • Sustainable fisheries yield.
  • Ratio of sustainable development professionals to total population.

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