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Constructing Sustainable Development

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in

  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Social Organization,
  • Economic Development,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Social values,
  • Social justice,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Social structure

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9692152M
    ISBN 100791446670
    ISBN 109780791446676

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sustainable development is integrated into education and training programmes, and l. public understanding and awareness of the meaning of sustainable development and its day-to-day implications is increased. 'Sustainable development bases for run intoing the demands of present coevalss without endangering the ability of hereafters coevalss to run into their ain demands - in other words, a better quality of life for everyone, now and for coevalss to come '.

(European Commission Environment., )'Development that meets the demands of nowadays without compromising the.

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Building a Sustainable Business: A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses brings the business planning process alive to help today's alternative and sustainable agriculture entrepreneurs transform farm-grown inspiration into profitable worksheets lend a practical perspective and illustrate how real farm families set goals, researched processing.Sustainable development is the organizing principle for meeting human development goals while simultaneously sustaining the ability of natural systems to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services based upon which the economy and society depend.

The desired result is a state of society where living conditions and resources are used to continue to meet human needs without undermining.