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sustainable development

Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
 

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Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
United States of America
Spain

Due to industrial civilization, the decline of the countryside has become a global phenomenon. Spain is a good example that reflects this issue in the rural areas of the European Union because more than half of all municipalities in the country are at risk of extinction.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
United States of America

Agricultural systems are heterogeneous across temporal and spatial scales. Although much research has investigated farm size and economic output, the synergies and trade-offs across various agricultural and socioeconomic variables are unclear.

Land Journal Volume 9 Issue 11 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
November 2020
Mexico
United States of America

This paper offers an approach to Yucatecan social reality in terms of entrepreneurship and the process of creating companies dedicated to the production and/or commercialization of agroecological products, considering its contribution to sustainable rural development.

Reports & Research
October 2020
India

India is currently among the most affected countries by COVID19, recording over 6 million cases, by September 30 2020. The pandemic and lockdown measures have had a drastic impact on a large population of poor and marginalisedcommunities, causing loss of livelihoods and employment, food insecurity and socio-economic distress.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
United States of America

Innovation is an inevitable way to enhance regional competitiveness, promote urbanization and achieve sustainable development. The sci-tech park is one of the main land use types in the construction of a new town and the critical space carriers of urbanization.

COVID-19 and Public Health: Indigenous Peoples on the Front Line
Reports & Research
October 2020
Global

Three-quarters of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses, meaning they can be transmitted from animals to humans, with Ebola, SARS, MERS and now COVID-19 being examples. Scientists are warning that deforestation, industrial agriculture, illegal wildlife trade, climate change and other types of environmental degradation increase the risk of future pandemics.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Ghana
Sub-Saharan Africa

Ghana is urbanising rapidly, and over half of the country’s population have lived in urban areas since 2010.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Indonesia
United States of America

The accelerated development of new urban areas has an impact on changes in the spatial use and complexity of ecosystems.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2020
Canada
Europe

The creation of Transboundary Biosphere Reserves (TBRs) is one of the most outstanding contributions of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB).

Five Years into the SDGs: Are we on track to deliver the land targets?
Reports & Research
September 2020
Global

This virtual side event was proposed as part of the 2020 SDG High Level Political Forum which was held from 7th to 16th July 2020. It was organised by the SDG Land Momentum Group, an informal group of civil society organizations and multilateral agencies which advocate the implementation of the land targets of the SDGs and support their monitoring.  

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