Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development of Rice and Water Resources in Mainland Southeast Asia and Mekong River Basin

Sustainable Development of Rice and Water Resources in Mainland Southeast Asia and Mekong River Basin
By Tuyet L. Cosslett, Patrick D. Cosslett

English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 155 Pages | ISBN : 9811056129 | 2.41 MB

This book highlights rice and water resources security in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam – countries that share the international Mekong River, which is a source of both regional cooperation and conflict. It discusses the topography, population, economy, rice production and rice trade of these four riparian countries, and analyses the impacts of climate change, El Nino and La Nina, and the construction of Mekong mainstream dams on water resources and rice productivity.
Engaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the Sustainable Development Goals: Proceedings of

Engaging the Private Sector and Developing Partnerships to Advance Health and the Sustainable Development Goals: Proceedings of a Workshop Series
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Health and Medicine Division, Board on Global Health, Forum on Publicâ Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety
English | June 27, 2017 | ISBN: 0309458048 | 149 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

In September 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted at the United Nations Development Summit to serve as a 15-year plan of action for all countries and people. The SDGs include 17 specific goals, and 169 associated targets that set out quantitative objectives across the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, all to be achieved by 2030.

Handbook of Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Sept. 16, 2017
Handbook of Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development

Handbook of Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development By Walter Leal Filho, Dr. Mark Mifsud, Prof. Dr. Paul Pace
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 373 Pages | ISBN : 3319635336 | 7.11 MB

This book focuses on lifelong learning for sustainable development, an aspect that has been rarely explored in great detail. It also discusses methodological approaches and experiences deriving from case studies and projects, which demonstrate how lifelong learning for sustainable development can be implemented in practice.
Adaptive Water Management: Concepts, Principles and Applications for Sustainable Development

Adaptive Water Management: Concepts, Principles and Applications for Sustainable Development By Farideh Delavari Edalat, M. Reza Abdi
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 168 Pages | ISBN : 3319641425 | 3.8 MB

This book explores a new framework of Adaptive Water Management (AWM) for evaluating existing approaches in urban water management. It highlights the need to adopt multidisciplinary strategies in water management while providing an in-depth understanding of institutional interactions amongst different water related sectors.

Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Sept. 6, 2017
Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues

Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development: Horizontal and Sectorial Policy Issues by Volker Mauerhofer
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3319260197 | 647 Pages | PDF | 8.4 MB

This book addresses legal aspects of sustainable development and offers the latest thinking on a wide range of current themes.
Green Inside Activism for Sustainable Development: Political Agency and Institutional Change

Green Inside Activism for Sustainable Development: Political Agency and Institutional Change By Erik HysingJan Olsson
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 188 Pages | ISBN : 3319567225 | 2.21 MB

This book considers how public sector institutions can be transformed to better support sustainable development by exploring the concept of green inside activism and its importance for institutional change.

Clean Coal Technology and Sustainable Development  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Aug. 14, 2017
Clean Coal Technology and Sustainable Development

Clean Coal Technology and Sustainable Development: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Coal Combustion by Guangxi Yue, Shuiqing Li
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811020221 | 650 Pages | PDF | 86.6 MB

This book gathers the proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Coal Combustion.
Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017: From World Development Indicators (World Bank Atlas)

Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017: From World Development Indicators (World Bank Atlas) by World Bank
English | May 9, 2017 | ISBN: 146481080X | 131 Pages | PDF | 102 MB

The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017 uses maps, charts and analysis to illustrate, trends, challenges and measurement issues related to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Atlas primarily draws on World Development Indicators (WDI) - the World Bank's compilation of internationally comparable statistics about global development and the quality of people's lives.
Building Global Resilience in the Aftermath of Sustainable Development: Planet, People and Politics

Building Global Resilience in the Aftermath of Sustainable Development: Planet, People and Politics By Dr. Richard Pagett
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 165 Pages | ISBN : 3319621505 | 5.57 MB

This book explains why the concept of sustainable development needs to be consigned to history. Using examples from around the world, Richard Pagett illustrates how so-called sustainable development has simply been a cul-de-sac, condemning millions to continuing extreme poverty.

Biodiversity for Sustainable Development [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Aug. 4, 2017
Biodiversity for Sustainable Development [Repost]

K.P. Laladhas, Preetha Nilayangode, Oommen V. Oommen - Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
Published: 2016-11-16 | ISBN: 3319421611 | PDF | 322 pages | 10.54 MB