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Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
China

Residential carbon dioxide emissions can be divided into a direct component caused by consumers via direct energy usage and an indirect component caused by consumers buying and using products to meet their needs, with a higher proportion caused by the latter.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
China

Urbanization brings significant changes to the urban food system. There is growing attention to food self-sufficiency in metropolitan areas for the concern of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation in food transportation. In China, grain self-sufficiency in metropolitan areas is also an important issue for grain security and involves coordination among contradictory policy goals.

Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
Nigeria

Street vending is a dynamic phenomenon of network of events socioeconomic and cultural factors while remaining a narration of place At the metropolitan level the narrative is negatively skewed towards street vending and its aesthetic reality contemporaneously exploring hostile environmental interventions within the informal sector This paper attempted to explore a counternarrative asking based

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
Poland

Designing and implementing investment projects are activities that have a direct impact on the natural environment and pose a threat to sustainable development of rural areas. The issue of agricultural production space protection during the implementation of linear projects in Poland is often only mentioned at the design stage as the final element.

Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
Algeria

Urban displacements are a major challenge for the economic and social development of the city and are a sign of the quality of life They are defined by less congestion less pollution congestion and urban sprawl In Algeria the new urban policies are seen as the beginning of a positive transformation of the citys situation which degradation seems to have originated in a lack of coordination betwe

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
China

Food security is the basis of social stability and development. Maintaining sufficient amounts of arable land is essential for China’s food security. In this paper, we consider the relationship between arable land demand to grain demand and production capacity. The changes in national population, grain production, and consumption from 2000 to 2015 are analyzed.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
China

Economic efficiency is the key issue of sustainable development in urban agglomerations. To date, more attention has been paid to the estimates of productivity gains from urban agglomerations.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
China

The quality of cultivated land has been seriously degraded due to the overuse of chemical fertilizer in China. Land conservation technologies (LCTs) have been proven to effectively address land degradation and improve land productivity.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
Pakistan

This study investigated the impact of three land tenure arrangements on organic farming (OF) in terms of increment of efficiency, yield, and investment in soil-improving activities by using farm-level data gathered from three districts located at Punjab, Pakistan.

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