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Energy as an instrument for socio-economic development

Energy as an instrument for socio-economic development

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Published by United Nations Development Programme in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy development -- Social aspects.,
  • Energy development -- Economic aspects.,
  • Quality of life.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by José Goldemberg and Thomas B. Johansson ; executive editor Rosemarie Philips.
    ContributionsGoldemberg, José., Philips, Rosemarie., United Nations Development Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD"9502"A2"E545"1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20652808M

      Broad as it is, the book provokes a holistic thought about development covering not only economic perspective but also societal, cultural and historic perspectives. A good start would be reading this book which gives you a variety of choices in further research/5. The Socio-economic and Environmental Issues FAO Sub-regional Office Eastern Africa CADU Chilallo Agricultural Development Unit socio-economic realms, to be able to provide a balanced view for decision makers, foresters, environmentalists and the general growers. File Size: 1MB.

    Wang, Sustainable Development Officer, Division for Sus-tainable Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and Ms. Julie Powell, Sustainable Develop-ment Officer, Division for Sustainable Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The co-conveners and the group are grateful to Size: 1MB. • Use of fossil energy exerts some negative external effects like –CO 2 and methane emission and thereby global warming – polluted air, water and soil, and thereby reduced agricultural output and health effects – calculations give values from 2,4 to 20 Eurocent/kWh of external costs for energy production from fossil energy,File Size: 1MB.

    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Regional Cooperation and Socio-Economic Development 5 propaganda by some quarters at the global level that expresses reservations about Pakistan‟s future as a coherent and stable political state. This is a new „ball-game‟ of interdependence in international and. industrial activities. The technical, economic and socio-economic aspects of the step-by-step introduction of renewable energy systems in rural areas in developing countries are discussed. The acute energy needs and the unavailability of commercial fuels in the rural areas offer a rewarding opportunity for the.


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