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Sustainable Development

Scope Note: 
Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (i.e., development that nurtures the economy and improves the quality of life without undermining the natural resources and environmental integrity on which they depend) (Note: See also the Identifier "Sustainable Agriculture")
Category: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Broader Terms
Development
Narrower Terms
N/A
Related Terms
Biodiversity
Capacity Building
Community Development
Conservation (Environment)
Developed Nations
Developing Nations
Ecology
Economic Development
Environmental Education
Natural Resources
Physical Environment
Added to ERIC: 11/29/1994