oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Are engineers people?



An investigation into the need for a multi-disciplinary approach to development Robert McNamara (in Chambers, 1983) in 1978 stated: 'The past quarter century has been a period of unprecedented change and progress in the developing world. And yet despite this impressive record, some 800 million individuals continue to be trapped in what I have termed absolute poverty: a condition of life so characterised by malnutrition, illiteracy, disease, squalid surroundings, high infant mortality, and low life expectancy as to be beneath any reasonable definition of human decency.'


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