"Economic Activities And Environment And Factors That Hinder Sustainable Development" Essays and Research Papers

  • Economic Activities And Environment And Factors That Hinder Sustainable Development

    Economic growth has been used with other terms such as development, modernization, westernization and industrialization. It is, in other words, a transition from a simple, low-income economy to a modern, high- income economy. Its scope includes the process and policies by which a nation improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its people. Though it is often measured by rate of change of gross domestic product, it is generally understood in terms of increase in per capita income...

    Ecological economics, Economic growth, Economy 1083  Words | 4  Pages

  • Essay on Sustainable Development of Environment

    DELI NES DI SCLA I MER TOS CONTA CT U S Essay on Sustainable Development of Environment Sustainable development is the concept of needs and limitations imposed by technology and society on the environment's ability to meet the present and future need. The term sustainable development was brought into common use by the world commission on environment and development in its reports (WCED). According to WCED sustainable development means a process of change in which the exploitation of resources...

    Climate change, Ecology, Global warming 670  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sustainable Development

    people, the word sustainable is an adjective that means the activity the word describes can continue forever. For example, since biblical days, farmers practiced sustainable agriculture by leaving their fields fallow every seventh year. In early America, farmers knew that for agriculture to be sustainable, the same crop could not be planted in the same field year after year. Sustainable agriculture has always been practiced by successful farmers. Farmers who didn’t practice sustainable agriculture inevitably...

    Agriculture, Egalitarianism, Government 834  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sustainable Development

    Q. Sustainable Development? Ans:. Sustainable development refers to a mode of human development in which resource use aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for generations to come. The term 'sustainable development' was used by the Brundtland Commission which coined what has become the most often-quoted definition of sustainable development: "development that meets the needs of the present without...

    Ecological economics, Ecology, Economic growth 1606  Words | 5  Pages

  • Sustainable Development in Jamaica

    Achieving sustainable development in Jamaica is unattainable given the present cultural norms of the country. A recent study conducted by the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) defines sustainable development as “a process of change in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are made consistent with the future as well as present needs of a nation.” Sustainable development requires...

    Biodiversity, Ecology, Jamaica 675  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sustainable Tourism Development

    available definitions of Sustainable Tourism Development; 2) provides a list of possible policy interventions and guidelines designed to induce the tourist industry to adhere to the principles of Sustainable Development; 3) illustrates, using real world examples, the practical implementation of such policies and guidelines. Tourism is one of the world's largest industries and has a multitude of impacts, both positive and negative, on people's lives and on the environment (1). For society to continue...

    Brundtland Commission, Developed country, Economy 2399  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sustainable development

    Introduction Sustainable development is basically a simple idea to us all. We must achieve a balance between economic, social and environmental objective. If we are to maintain and improve the quality of our own lives and pass that quality on to future generations, we must use finite natural resources in an efficient way without waste, and protect the natural environment to enhance the ability of future generations to maintain and improve their lives. Sustainable development in the housing will...

    Biodiversity, Ecology, Environmentalism 1561  Words | 6  Pages

  • development sustainable

    Syed Abd Rashid, APPM Department of Social & Development Science Faculty of Human Ecology Universiti Putra Malaysia sharifah@putra.upm.edu.my Introduction to Agenda 21 v The Earth Summit held in Rio De Janerio, Brazil was attended by 178 country leaders (including Malaysia) on June 1992. The Earth Summit provides world's action plan towards sustainable development. This action plan was known as Agenda 21 - an agenda to achieve sustainable development in the 21st century. Agenda 21 is designed...

    Agenda 21, Local government, Millennium Development Goals 905  Words | 5  Pages

  • Economic Development

    Economic development Economic development is the development of standard of living of humans. Development in infrastructure, health, industry, education, and financial institutions are parts of economic development. Average income of a person, life expectancy at birth, literacy rate, etc. are measurements of economic development. In order to increase the standard of living infrastructure facilities should be developed. Developments in roads, irrigation systems are a part of economic development...

    Developed country, Ecological economics, Economic development 1984  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sustainable Development essay

    not start acting in a more sustainable way. As the world’s population continues to grow, our planet comes under more and more pressure. The aim of sustainable development is to meet the current needs of this generation without compromising the needs of future generations. 2. Definition of sustainable development Sustainable development is a process of change in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are...

    Biodiversity, Brundtland Commission, Ecology 2060  Words | 6  Pages

  • Sustainable Economic and Social Development Through Institutions

    Thesaurus defines ‘organization’ as an entity that comes together and works for a collective goal in a structured and streamlined manner, impacting its own performance and clearly separating it from its own environment. Institutes, on the other hand, are entities that go beyond processes and people. Institutes stand for organizations that possess its own values, integrity and culture. And this is what distinguishes them from organizations. Often, people mistake one as the synonym of the other. Every...

    Behavior, Culture, Ecological economics 2201  Words | 6  Pages

  • Effects of Economic Activities on the Environment

    All economic activities affect the environment in some way whether it is done intentionally or unintentionally. These could be positive or negative effects. Most of the time, they are negative. Most activities usually end up harming ecosystems or just polluting the environment. Economic activities can range from mining all the way to farming. This essay will discuss different types of economic activities and how they effect the environment. The first effect on the environment is the over harvesting...

    Biodiversity, Forest, Habitat destruction 1068  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sustainable Development. Trends and Solutions

    What is you opinion about changing the mentality of society towards a more sustainable world? What is the role of the individual, government, education...? 1. What pathways/solutions do you see to reach this goal? Mankind has reached such a point of "offensive" against his nature, that some of the problems of environmental protection and conservation have become universal. Ozone depletion, greenhouse effect amplification, submitting desert, the Amazon forest destruction, impoverishment...

    Biodiversity, Ecological economics, Ecology 1021  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sustainable Tourism

    tourism comprises the activities of persons travelling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business, and other purposes. Key concepts of sustainable development and sustainable tourism, values and ethics of sustainable tourism and the needs of sustainability in all form of tourism shall be discussed in this essay. 2.1 Sustainable Tourism Since World War II, tourism has developed from a relatively minor activity to the world's largest...

    Biodiversity, Ecology, Natural capital 2314  Words | 7  Pages

  • Globalization in economic activity

     Main Questions 1. Is trade or aid most effective at helping developing countries and regions? There can’t be an unambiguous answer to that question because the impact of these two factors is dependent on the particular level of development in the country/region. It is widely agreed that international trade is the key to help countries develop – according to Keeley (2012) it is estimated that an increase of 1% in the share of trade in GDP raises national income levels by between 0.9% and 3%...

    Economic globalization, Economics, Economy 1392  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sustainable and Unsustainable Development

    Sustainable and Unsustainable development Sustainable Development Concept Sustainable development is a pattern of social and structured economic transformations (i.e. development) which optimizes the economic and societal benefits available in the present, without jeopardizing the likely potential for similar benefits in the future. A primary goal of sustainable development is to achieve a reasonable and equitably distributed level of economic well-being that can be perpetuated continually for...

    Agriculture, Groundwater, Hydrology 1266  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sustainable Development

    The word 'sustainable' means maintainable or bearable. Hence sustainable development refers to that development which may be prolonged for a considerable period of time or which may be bear­able by the system and the society. It refers to a type of development that meets the needs of the present generation, maintains same level of development for a longer period of time, conserves the existing re­sources for the future generation so that same level of development could continue and causes very...

    Ecology, Environment, Environmentalism 1022  Words | 4  Pages

  • An Essay on the Meaning of Sustainable Development

    ASSIGNMENT 1. AN ESSAY ON THE MEANING OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. Introduction: In this essay I will discuss what sustainable development means? I will also discuss weak and strong approaches to sustainability and how this is related to sustainable development. Finally I will discuss how Isaac Construction in Christchurch has adopted sustainable development practices. In order to somewhat understand what sustainable development means, you must first separate the two words and...

    Biodiversity, Carrying capacity, Conservation biology 1920  Words | 6  Pages

  • Sustainable Development

    Science, Medicine and Technology What is sustainable development? Sustainable development has been defined in many ways, but the most frequently quoted definition is from Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report:[1] Sustainable development has various definitions; a well-known definition is that of the Brundtland Report. According to the Brundtland Report, "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future...

    Biodiversity, Brundtland Commission, Human 793  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Development By the year 2200 there will be a lot more people living on this planet then there are now. Estimates range anywhere from 15 to 36 billion people. Where will these people live? How will they live? The answer is sustainable development. Sustainable development, "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. " It also, "requires meeting the basic needs of all peoples and extending to them the opportunity...

    Biodiversity, Environment, Lake Baikal 1563  Words | 4  Pages

  • Economic Development

    [Pick the date] | Home | development | Economic development, achieved largely through productivity growth, is very important to both developed and developing nations. However, even though we know that higher productivity leads to improved economic outcomes there has been no consensus among researchers about either the desired path of development or the role of state in economic development. Concerning the path of development, Lall (2001) says that the appropriate strategy for any ...

    Capital accumulation, Developing country, Economic growth 921  Words | 3  Pages

  • Write an Essay on Sustainable Development in Which You: Describe the Term Sustainable Development(No More Than One Page), Discuss Any Three of the Following Problems Facing Sustainable Development: Erosion,

    March 2013 Title : describe the term sustainable development and discuss any three of the following problems facing sustainable development:erosion,deforestation,pollution and access to resources Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Define and describe ecology 3. Describe Sustainable Development 4. Discuss Erosion, Deforestation and pollution 5. Conclusion Introduction In this assignment different aspects with relation to sustainable development will be defined and discussed. Ecology...

    Agriculture, Biodiversity, Deforestation 2030  Words | 7  Pages

  • How is sustainable development linked to ecological footprint?

    How is sustainable development linked to ecological footprint? According to the Brundtland Report, sustainable development is defined as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” In this definition, two challenges are worth nothing: meeting the needs of world’s poor, as well as the environmental limitations brought about by technological advancements and social organizations. According to Ruzevicius (2010)...

    Biodiversity, Brundtland Commission, Ecological economics 1538  Words | 5  Pages

  • Food Safety and Sustainable Development

    Food safety and sustainable development Table of contents 1. Introduction 3 2. Food safety and sustainable development 3 2.1 Quality security 3 2.2 Nutritional balance 4 2.3 Sustainable supply 5 3. The application of novel technology in food industry 5 3.1 The technology of supercritical fluid extraction 5 3.2 Microwave Vacuum Drying Technology 6 3.3 Biotechnology in food packaging and storage 6 4. The establishment of sustainable development system 7 4.1 Regulations...

    Agriculture, Food, Food industry 1817  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sustainable Development

    EUT 1072 – Sustainable Development and Management Exam # 1, October 19 2009 Professor: Georges A. Tanguay • Exam total points = 100; 19 mandatory questions and one BONUS. • Answer directly on the questionnaire using available space. • Maximum time : 90 minutes Good luck! PART ONE (50 PTS) ANSWER QUESTION 1 OR QUESTION 2 QUESTION 1 (30 pts) We started the course by arguing that the sustainable development concept was first...

    Air pollution, Al Gore, Carbon dioxide 852  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Impact of Economic Growth on the Environment

    Introduction Reich (2010, p. 1) argues that economic growth leads to increased prosperity in the developed, emerging and developing world. The argument is focused on the negative effects of slow economic growth for the world and the environment. This article provides a unique perspective regarding the impact of growth on environment and approves of economic growth as an indicator of improving environmental and economic conditions of people throughout the globe. This essay provides a critique of...

    Economics, Environmental law, Environmental protection 1103  Words | 3  Pages

  • Factors in the Development of a Country

    Introduction A country's level of development is influenced by a number of interrelated factors. While it is difficult to separate these factors, they can be broken down into five major categories: historical, political, economic, social and environmental. Most developing nations of the world face development challenges as a result of a combination of these factors. Some environmental factors which contribute to a country's level of development, such as natural disasters, are beyond human control...

    Colonialism, Developed country, Developing country 1452  Words | 5  Pages

  • Summary of Sustainable Development in Islamic Perspectives

    SUMMARY ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVES. PREPARED BY : MUHAMMAD ZULHILMI BIN MOHD HULAIMI (62289113573) : AHMAD LUTFI BIN HARON ( 62289113591) : NIK MUHAMAD AMIN BIN NIK ARIF (62289113526) PREPARED FOR: SIR AHMAD MONIR BIN ABDULLAH Sustainable development may be defined, from an Islamic perspective, as a multi-dimensional process that seeks to strike a balance between economic and social development on one side, and the environment on the other...

    Biodiversity, Ecology, Economic growth 1640  Words | 5  Pages

  • Foundations of Development Studies

    HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES COMPUTER NUMBER: 21230818 NAME: NEROH KATWISHI PROGRAMME: BACHELOR OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (BDS) COURSE: FOUNDATIONS OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES SEMESTER: FIRST (1st) YEAR: FIRST (1st) LECTURER: MR.MOONGA H.MUMBA ASSIGNMENT NUMBER: 1 QUESTION: Define the Concept of Sustainable. Why do we need Sustainanable Development for acountry like Zambia? And is it attainable...

    Agriculture, Development economics, Economic development 1858  Words | 7  Pages

  • Air Pollution: a Damage Resulting from Economic Development

    dioxide etc. due to the development of industrial business in Bangladesh. Here, the study has been based on the regression analysis of percentage of carbon dioxide emission per metric ton and GDP per capita of eight Asian countries to determine that how environmental pollution is increasing because of industrial progression. And it has been found that they have positive relation. The motto of this term paper is to remind of the fact that only thinking about the economic development of the country should...

    Air pollution, Carbon dioxide, Economic growth 917  Words | 4  Pages

  • Conceptualize Sustainable Development

    Topic: The politics of Sustainable Development Dozen of years after the second millennium, people are witnessing a world with a high level of complexities, trans-boundary issues at a level of dysfunction that seem not to cease. Today, humankind is said to have a tendency to produce what they do not necessarily consume, and consume what they do not produce; as well as produce far more information than the capacity of any individuals to absorb (Mebratu 1998, UNEP 2012). The urges for changes throughout...

    Ecological economics, Ecology, Environmental movement 1967  Words | 6  Pages

  • Economics and Business Environment Chapter 1

    ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT 1.1) Economic activity and economics (Pp. 14-16) Prosperity: The ready availability of goods and services to fulfil needs. Resources: Land, labour and capital. Scarcity: The excess of human needs over what can be produced. Economic activity: occurs when people (consumers, managers) make choices to maximise their prosperity using scarce resources. The Science of Economics: is concerned with the study of economic activity. This field is complex...

    Economics, Economy, Macroeconomics 932  Words | 5  Pages

  • Is Education Key to Sustainable Development?

    “Is Education Key to Sustainable Development?” Table of Contents 1. Defining Sustainable Development…………………………………………………………………………………3 2. Addressing Unsustainable Ventures……………………………………………………………………………….3 3. Introducing Education as a tool to promote sustainable living….…………………………………3-4 4. Primary Education. 4.1. Teaching Sustainability School Hours. ………………….………………………………………………….4 4.2. Promoting Sustainability Outside School…………………………………….……………………………4 5. Secondary and Higher Education……………………………………………………………………………………...

    Education, Higher education, School 1832  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Deterioration of the Environment

    The deterioration of the environment The deterioration of the environment is one of the most serious problems now and although many groups and associations have tried to preserve planet green, pollution continues to affect many parts of the world, especially in industrialized countries. The main cause of deterioration is due mainly to the growth of cities and industry development. In recent years, both governments and environmental organizations and scientists seeking solutions to limit human...

    Ecology, Environment, Environmental economics 871  Words | 3  Pages

  • Environment Factors

    it targets those who are concern with fuel consumption of the car. In order to reach out to its customers, it has to cope with the business environmental factors that consist of actors and forces outside marketing that affect its ability to develop and maintain successful relationship with its target customers. Business environment however is divided into two types. They are microenvironment and macroenvironment. By definition, microenvironment includes forces close to the company that affect...

    Automobile, Compact car, Customer 2613  Words | 7  Pages

  • Internal & External Factors

    external factors Internal factors that affect businesses come from within the business itself, without regard to any outside factors like customers and other businesses. External factors would be opposite. Internal factors: 1) Employee Turnover/Employee Satisfaction 2) Management of Resources 3) Research and Development External Factors: 1) Advertising 2) Quality of business reputation, or quality of products business produces 3) Competition by other businesses INTARNAL FACTORS [pic] ...

    Business, Economics, Economy 584  Words | 3  Pages

  • 'Economic Growth is a Necessary but not Sufficient Condition of Economic Development"

    Does Economic Development always lead to Improvements in Livind Standards? Economic growth and economic development are often thought to be synonymous but although the two are closely linked, there are crucial differences in their meanings. Economic growth is defined as 'a rise in the total output (goods or services) produced by a country'. It is measured by the percent rate of increase in the gross domestic product (GDP). Economic development as defined by Todaro is "not purely an economic phenomenon...

    Economic development, Economic growth, Economics 886  Words | 3  Pages

  • Sustainability in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

    Discuss the relationship between entrepreneurship, innovation and economic development. What role does sustainability play in this relationship? Refer to both theory and examples from the business world to support your discussion. In today’s economy, entrepreneurship is an important subject and entrepreneurial abilities have become a pivotal requirement both nationally and globally. However, enterprises that succeed mostly do so as they are capable of change for the better, through innovation...

    Economic development, Economic growth, Economics 2037  Words | 7  Pages

  • Creating a Sustainable Environment

    Creating a Sustainable Environment The terms Sustainable and Sustainability are used to describe many different approaches toward improving our way of life. Sustainability is a way to develop the environment without harming it, creating a system that keeps its self-feasible for future needs. Thus, sustainability means taking the long-term view of how our actions affect future generations and making sure we do not deplete resources or cause pollution at rates faster than the earth is able to renew...

    Biodiversity, Ecology, Ecosystem 2050  Words | 5  Pages

  • Three Obstacles for Africa to Realize Sustainabel Development

    THREE OBSTACLES FOR AFRICA TO REALIZE SUSTAINABEL DEVELOPMENT Author: Li Zhibiao Date: 2003-5-13 ________________________________________ In the contemporary economic development theories prevailing all over the world and in the policy practices pursued by every country, sustainable development of social economy is becoming a focus. What is sustainable development ? The United Nations defines it as " to satisfy the needs of this generation,without doing any detriment to the ability of the coming...

    Africa, African Union, Economics 1614  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Environment of Modern Business

    helps or hinders the development of a successful business environment. In order to achieve the clarification of this subject, PEST(LE) analysis is used. There is no doubt to say that every nation state needs some form of government to regulate its business affairs. As a function of any organised society, the governments play a key role in the modern business environment. But the form of government differs from nation to nation. Whatever the form or structure, all governments have activities and objectives...

    Companies law, Democracy, Economics 1807  Words | 5  Pages

  • Sustainable Development in Higher Education

    education through address five issues which are population, poverty, environmental degradation democracy, human rights and peace and development, especially in finance discipline. To begin with discuss the definition of sustainability and sustainable development should be concerned. The paper (IISD 2012) outlines sustainable development (SD) refers to the development that meets human needs and benefits not only for present but also for future generations. Especially, sustainability is widely known...

    Agriculture, Carrying capacity, Ecological economics 884  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Neoclassical and Ecological Economic Approaches to Sustainable Development.

    The term sustainable development is very much in vogue and is often inanely (even superficially) used by many individuals or societies trying to gain favour. However, its popularity is not without reason; ethical considerations and to a lesser extent, fear has cast it in the spotlight. Within an economics context, the neoclassical and ecological schools have explored the topic vigorously, and based on their individual beliefs, recommend different policy ideals to ensure that sustainable development...

    Ecological economics, Ecology, Economics 2089  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Development in South Asia * Sustainable Development (SD) implies economic growth together with the protection of environmental quality, each reinforcing the other. Sustainable Development, thus, is maintaining a balance between the human need to improve lifestyles and feeling of well-being on one hand, and preserving natural resources and ecosystems, on which we and future generations depend. The main features that all the definitions have are as follows: * A desirable human...

    2005 World Summit, Biodiversity, Millennium Development Goals 1183  Words | 5  Pages

  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainable what? Sustainable development can be defined in many ways; the one that I prefer to use is that of the Brundtland Commission: "Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."(1) Along those lines, many Governments around the world strive to minimize the pollution impact over our most valuable resource, the Earth. Additionally, lobbyists have spent thousands of hours encouraging legislators to enact laws...

    Pollution, Sewage treatment, Sustainability 1555  Words | 5  Pages

  • Business Environment

    BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT | |After discussing the meaning of business environment, now we will discuss the various components of business environment. The various components of business environment are- [pic]External environment consists of those factors that affect a business enterprise from outside. External environment includes shareholders, competitors, customers, society, government laws and regulations, policies and technology.  External environment is generally classified into micro environment and...

    Business, Ecology, Economic growth 2111  Words | 7  Pages

  • Economic environment

    附件中有一些参考文献,可以从中了解一些基本情况和数据,还有一些需要自己上网搜。(其中有一篇与本课题同名的研究报告,是2010年完成的,本课题重点是在其基础上分析近三年的进展。) Economic Factors of International Business Environment Introduction There are thousands of international businesses are increasing at present days; many famous companies would like to invest oversea or allocate chain store all around the world. Generally, international trade is deepening gradually, and economic globalization is becoming more and more distinct. Numbers of countries tend to enter kinds of economic organizations such as WTO, G20 and so on....

    Economics, Export, Free trade 1996  Words | 7  Pages

  • Globalization and Sustainable Development

    Globalization and Sustainable Development Over the past few decades there have been discourses both in favor and against Globalization’s capacity to guarantee a sustainable future. Authors attest societies and businesses’ inability to account for ecological and environmental limits when dealing with economic growth, examples of this are some of the traditional business metrics used by most global companies, and nations’ measure of wealth (GDP); both sides heavily resting on economic factors, fail to account...

    Corporate social responsibility, Economics, Globalization 2053  Words | 6  Pages

  • Effects of Economic acivity

    Environment - Economy Linkages 3. All economic activities either affect or are affected by natural and environmental resources. Activities such as extraction, processing, manufacture, transpor t, consumption and disposal change the stock of natural resources, add stress to the environmental systems and introduce wastes to environmental media. Moreover, economic activities today affect the stock of natural resources available for the future and have inter-temporal welfare effects. From ...

    Biodiversity, Ecology, Economics 556  Words | 3  Pages

  • Corporate Environmental Responsibility: Sinopec’s impact on the sustainable and environment-friendly development

    on the sustainable and environment-friendly development (Word count: 1559 ) Corporate Environment Responsibility: Sinopec’s impact on the sustainable and environment-friendly development Nowadays, it is commonly recognized that human has destroyed natural environment with the human society and urbanization’s development. As the environment much more concerned by society and climate change influencing people’s daily life, Sinopec recognized that develop a sustainable and environment-friendly...

    Biodiversity, Environment, Environmentalism 1527  Words | 6  Pages

  • Chalenges of leadership: Focus on African Development Context

    What is Development? According to the World Bank, development of a country is relative depending on the perspective from which an individual looks at it from. For instance a country can develop in terms of economic growth hence increasing a nations wealth. This could in turn be used to improve the social well being of the citizens. The downside to this kind of development is that it pays attention to creation of wealth with a total disregard on the consequences that the activities leading to the...

    Africa, Economics, Human Development Index 938  Words | 3  Pages

  • Factors Affecting Gender and Development in the Gambia.

    FACTORS AFFECTING GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE GAMBIA. Gender is about both women and men, their socially defined roles, responsibilities, and the power and other relations between them. Like race, ethnicity, and class, being male or female shapes individuals’ opportunities to participate in the economy and society. Looking at gender in the sustainable development sectors means assessing males’ and females’ different needs for and uses of the infrastructure, services and other benefits of each...

    Female, Gender, Gender role 900  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Principle of Sustainable Development

    The concept of sustainable development is based on the rising environmental problems, socio-economic issues to do with poverty and inequality, and concerns about a healthy future for humanity. There is no definitive definition of sustainable development as it is thought of differently by many other people throughout the world. Sustainable Development is founded on the principle that mankind should advance without causing permanent damage to ecosystems and the resources they provide, how these resources...

    Ecological economics, Ecology, Engineering 736  Words | 3  Pages

  • Economic growth and economic development

    ref=MjBfMDZfMTFfMTNfMV8yN18xNzI0OTk= Economic growth and economic development Like the infrastructure development, improvement of legal mechanism Can now be regarded as the most important precondition for sustainable Growth, a stronger economy, and pro-people system of governance, Writes M S Siddiqui Economic development generally refers to sustained and concerted actions, taken by the policy-makers and communities, which promote the standard of living and economic health...

    Development, Economic development, Economics 1031  Words | 4  Pages

  • Factors Affecting Marketing Environment

    The market environment is a marketing term and refers to all of the forces outside of marketing that affect marketing management’s ability to build and maintain successful relationships with target customers. The market environment consists of both the macroenvironment and the microenvironment. Microenvironment refers to the forces that are close to the company and affect its ability to serve its customers. It includes the company itself, its suppliers, marketing intermediaries, customer markets...

    Distribution, Market segmentation, Marketing 1434  Words | 5  Pages

  • Sustainable Tourism

    Sustainable Tourism Final Exam Questions Q1: Discuss roles of Information Technology Communication Technology in the development of sustainable tourism in a destination 1. Tourism Marketing 2. Local Communities Participation in Tourism Development 3. Education 4. Increased Customer Satisfaction 5. Staff Training Q2: (a) List 5 challenges to sustainable tourism 1. Reducing Tourism Seasonality 2. Improving quality of Tourism Jobs 3. Minimizing Resource use and...

    Cultural tourism, Geotourism, Heritage tourism 723  Words | 4  Pages

  • Economic development

    Economic development is the sustained, concerted actions of policy makers and communities that promote the standard of living and economic health of a specific area. Economic development can also be referred to as the quantitative and qualitative changes in the economy. Such actions can involve multiple areas including development of human capital, critical infrastructure, regional competitiveness, environmental sustainability, social inclusion, health, safety, literacy, and other initiatives. Economic...

    Development economics, Economic development, Economic growth 818  Words | 3  Pages

  • Social Factors – Business Environment

    SOCIAL FACTORS – BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Introduction: The main factor that affects most business is the degree of competition – how fiercely other businesses compete with the products that another business makes. The other factors that can affect the business are: Social – how consumers, households and communities behave and their beliefs. Legal – the way in which legislation in society affects the business. Economic – how the economy affects a business in terms of taxation, government spending...

    Economics, Personal life, Political party 1473  Words | 6  Pages

  • sustainable economic development

    Abstract This assignment seeks to consider the facts, challenges, dimensions and strategies on how education can play a pivotal role in sustainable economic development. It considers three different perspectives of dimensions as researched globally and now applicable in the South African context. It also discusses the concepts of how education can be applicable and of great assistance for self-reliance to address the skills shortage and job creation challenges in South Africa. It further discusses...

    Africa, Economy, Education 6970  Words | 19  Pages

  • Notes Help for Sustainable Development in Africa

    What do you understand by ‘sustainable development’? How far has it progressed in your region? Key words: ‘What …?’; ‘you understand’; ‘sustainable development’; ‘progressed’; ‘your’. • the term ‘sustainable development’ was popularised by the World Commission on Environment and Development in the late 1980s • it is a systematic approach to achieving human development that still sustains the resources of our planet – there are signs that wealthier countries are consuming Earth’s resources...

    Brundtland Commission, Economic growth, Natural capital 1526  Words | 6  Pages

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