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Brazil stresses need for world consensus at Rio+20 meet | AFP

BRASILIA, Brazil — The upcoming Rio conference on sustainable development must yield a commitment to manage the world economy in a way that respects the environment and fights poverty, a Brazilian official says.

“I believe that Rio+20 will deliver the instruments to make sustainable development a paradigm for the economy, not just for the environment,” Andre Correa do Lago, the host country’s pointman for the June 20-22 summit, said in an interview with AFP.

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