Rethinking Infrastructure

Eliezer Batista da Silva, Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca and Amy B. Rosenfeld

in Footprints in the Jungle

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9780195125788
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199832927 | DOI:
 Rethinking Infrastructure

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This chapter discusses the impact of infrastructure on biodiversity. The authors conclude that by first ensuring that projects are viable from both the economic as well as the environmental social perspectives, project planners can help ensure that infrastructure development proceeds in a sustainable manner.

Keywords: decision‐making; environmental viability; infrastructure; sustainable development; systemic development

Chapter.  3496 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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