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Linking knowledge and action for sustainable development

van Kerkhoff, Lorrae; Lebel, Louis


It is now commonplace to assert that actions toward sustainable development require a mix of scientific, economic, social and political knowledge, and judgments. The role of research-based knowledge in this complex setting is ambiguous and diverse, and it is undergoing rapid change both in theory and in practice. We review conventional views of the linkages between research-based knowledge and action, and the early response to concerns that these links could and should be improved, through...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Annual Review of Environment and Resources
DOI: 10.1146/


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