Unformatted text preview: Sustainable development can be defined as: "Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future __ generations ___ to meet their own needs." For developing countries, sustainable development depends better health, education, and work skills. It also depends on improving _____ transportation _ ____, communication, and energy systems; having better tools and __ technology ____; having access to raw materials and ____ capital _ _____; getting fair _ wages ___for goods and services; encouraging savings and ___ _investment ___ _; increasing the value and variety of exports; and having better access to __ world market __ to sell these exports. Developing countries produce about 20 percent of the world’s goods and services, but have more than 80 percent of the world’s population. Of the world’s 6 billion people, more than 1.2 more than 80 percent of the world’s population....
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course ECONOMICS 1010 taught by Professor Aandan during the Spring '10 term at York University.
- Spring '10