Local determinants of development sustainability by Wubalem Fekade Download PDF EPUB FB2
Sustainable development is a notion that first appeared in in the Brundtland report, Our Common Future. The report was produced by the Brundtland Commission, convened by the UN in and was welcomed by the UN's General Assembly in Resolution 42/ Compared to most recent works on sustainable development (such as Atkinson et al.
; Baker ) focusing on the theory of urban sustainability, this book offers a practical understanding of. Measuring sustainability has become an important issue since traditional concept of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as indicator for measuring growth is no longer adequate to reflect sustainable development path of an economy.
Adjusted Net Saving (ANS) rate has been introduced by the World Bank during s as an alternative indicator to measure sustainable development. Sustainable development is a systematic concept relating to the continuity of economic, social, institutional, and environmental aspects of human society as well as the non-human environment.
This paper discusses project sustainability, which is now a common approach related to the management of projects, programs, institutions, organizations, people, and other entities. Chapter 2 – Sustainable Development: Definitions, Measures and Determinants 1.
Introduction During the last decade, we have observed a remarkable upsurge of concern about the sustainability of economic development over the long run. As a result, considerable effort has been invested in the design of an analytical framework.
Development of project management competencies involves the past, the present and the future. The indicators for sustainability concepts revolve around the relationship between the project, its results and effects with the people (social sustainability), the planet (environmental.
Determinants of Sustainability Reporting in Medium Enterprises: /ch The importance of the relationship between sustainability and accountability in the business world has increased in the last few years. This chapter examines. The paper also discusses how to translate the understanding of local values and roles into action strategies in order to improve sanitation uptake and sustainability.
cultural determinants, local values, rural Bali, sanitation uptake, sustainability, traditional roles. Downloadable. Currently, at the end of the programming period – and in the view of the new programming exercise, –, knowing where South-Muntenia is positioned on the path to sustainable regional development and how the main determinants can be integrated in regional development policies in order to continuously support the development of the.
Fiscal Sustainability, Demographics, and the Social Determinants of Health Driving Intergenerational Equity: /ch The research developed in this chapter identifies intergenerational equity as a function of three dynamics: local government fiscal sustainability.
No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilised in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, including photocopying and recording, or in Local Government, Local Governance and Sustainable Development. Doreen Atkinson It is assumed that sustainable development is a function of three factors, economic growth, social development and environmental conditions.
The results are then combined with certain principles of sustainability, to develop a roadmap for sustainable development in Laos. Annual time series data is used for the period Determinants of the EU sustainable development policy effectiveness. DEA approach1 Janusz ROSIEK Cracow University of Economics, Poland Abstract: In the last decades, sustainable development has become one of the key principles in the European Union policies.
Its concept is based three pillars: economic, social and environmental. Determinants of Financial Sustainability for Non-Governmental Organizations in Nakuru County, Kenya Silvanus Muthoka Mutinda1, Solomon Ngahu2 1,2JKUAT, Department of Business Administration Abstract: The financial sustainability of an organization is a measure of the organization’s ability to meet its financial obligations.
- - Vol. 2, Iss. 2 (), pp –,©Strategic Journals DETERMINANTS OF SUSTAINABILITY OF RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN KENYA: A CASE STUDY OF THE NETHERLANDS DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (SNV) SUPPORTED WATER SCHEMES IN KAJIADO. The goal of the initiative is for hospitals to create a “sustainable food system” that promotes healthy food access, diet education and economic development in low.
Some notes and lessons from the first day of the WHO World Conference on Social Determinants of Health Rio de Janeiro – Representatives from about countries, including 60 ministers, gathered for what is estimated to be the largest health conference since Alma Ata.
This three day event, convened by the World Health Organization and. Moving towards a sustainable economy and society seems an inevitable fact. Many experts have thus released their works on sustainability to help this transition move faster. Here are the ten best readings on sustainability, where you can find old and important books and other more recent ones by influential following list has been made by Sustainable Brands.
Home Law Global Health and Sustainable Development: The Lancet Commission on the Legal Determinants of Health Journal of Law and Medicine update: Vol 27. Policies to promote export-driven industrial development Notes Chapter 5 Moving towards sustainable manufacturing consumption Demand for manufacturing goods and the environment A sustainable virtuous circle of manufacturing consumption Impacts on environmental sustainability.
Fig. 2 illustrates the distribution of publications according to sustainability dimensions. 5 The number of papers increased continuously over the years. Interestingly, despite the existence of social and environmental reporting in the /80s (e.g., Fifka,Kolk, ), the growth of sustainability reporting in the new millennium seems to have invigorated the.
The growing recognition of the potential of local institutions to assure the sustainability of natural resources has motivated the devolution of the management and responsibility over local commons from the state to local user groups.
In Ghana, farmer. Promote quality of life, healthy development, and healthy behaviors across all life stages. 6 Aligns Prevention Efforts at All Levels Random, non -aligned efforts Aligned efforts, at all levels, will support implementation of the Planning for Sustainability and Social Determinants.
Capacity building (or capacity development) is the process by which individuals and organizations obtain, improve, and retain the skills, knowledge, tools, equipment, and other resources needed to do their jobs allows individuals and organizations to perform at a greater capacity (larger scale, larger audience, larger impact, etc).).
"Capacity building". Research on the external determinants of sustainability reporting mainly covers aspects of corporate visibility () or sector affiliation, country -of- origin, and legal requirements ().
tion for the Agendawith the 17 sustainable development goals at its core. To date, the platform contains nearly 1, partnerships and initiatives promoting sustainable devel-opment.
Beginning in early September and through the Summit, over 40 initiatives aiming to support the newly adopted sustainable development goals were registered.
The book provides a conceptual framework and work program for actions and outlines future research needs. It presents the current evidence-base, the benefits of and numerous case studies on integrating health and the environment into urban development and transport planning.
M.M. Shah, in Encyclopedia of Ecology, Sustainable Development. 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.” The concept of needs goes beyond simply material needs and includes values, relationships, freedom to think, act.
Nonfinancial reporting (NFR) is a relatively new topic in the business practice; it evolved a couple of decades ago. Initially, NFR was mostly disclosed on a voluntary basis. Because of deeper awareness regarding climate change and environmental challenges, as well as pressure from investors, customers, and competition, nonfinancial reporting developed from.
Progressing the Sustainable Development Goals through Health in All Policies Case studies from around the world 12 October ; Rio Political Declaration on Social Determinants of Health A Selection of Canadian Actions 1 September ; Additional resources.
Database on Intersectoral Action for Health Equity (ISACS). Sustainable development is a popular and important concept, but one that is open to a variety of interpretations. Since the Brundtland report (World Commission on Environment and.Land Use: A Powerful Determinant of Sustainable & Healthy Communities Land Use: A Powerful Determinant of Sustainable and Healthy ommunities is a report prepared by the Land Use Team to fulfill the SHC Product described as ^A synthesis of current practices for land use decisions in the.Focus on national strategies for sustainable development: a Rio commitment and one of the seven international development goals 23 Guidance to date on strategies for sustainable development 25 Why a strategic approach to sustainable development is needed 27 The need for structural changes 27 Difficulties in introducing changes