Sustainable Development: Processes, Challenges and Prospects


Deborah Reyes (Editor)

Series: Environmental Research Advances
BISAC: SCI026000

The idea and practice of sustainable development has come of age. There is a growing interest in supporting people, communities, society and the earth to adapt to the disturbances and challenges of today and the future. Many new initiatives have emerged to address specific elements of sustainable development. This book discusses the processes, challenges and prospects of sustainable development. (Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Needs, Sustainable Development and Well-being wihtin a Social-ecological Perspective of Resilience
(Erika Quendler, Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Vienna, Austria)

Halting Deforestation to Advance Sustainable Development: Progress, Prospects and Challenges of REDD+ Readiness in Ghana
(Albert A. Arhin, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK)

Renewed Consideration on Natural Rubber Yielding Plants: A Sustainable Development Standpoint
(Yuko Ikeda, Atitaya Tohsan and Shinzo Kohjiya, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Kyoto, Japan, and other)

Sustainable Management as a Key to Sustainable Development
(Guennady A. Ougolnitsky, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation)

Sustainable Energy Action Plan for the Covenant Signatories: The Choice of Emission Factors
(Vangelis Marinakis, Charikleia Karakosta, Alexandra G. Papadopoulou, John Psarras, National Technical University of Athens, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering Management & Decision Support Systems Laboratory (EPU-NTUA), Athens, Greece)

New Perspectives towards Ergonomics in Sustainable Development
(Ayubkhon Radjiyev, Shuping Xiong and KwanMyung Kim, Department of Computer Graphics and Design, Tashkent University of Information Technologies (TUIT), Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and other)



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