“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment

—Ralph Waldo Emerson”

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate any sustainable development initiative from other types of development programs
  • Appreciate the ill-effects and indicators of unsustainable development
  • Identify the issues and challenges of sustainable development
  • Understand the impact of unsustainable primary sector development activities—agriculture, fisheries, forestry—which are dependent on fragile ecosystems and natural resources
  • Familiarize practices of sustainable development in agriculture, forestry, housing, fisheries, tourism and mountain zone management

Development is a process of planned ...

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