Item description for Valuation of Coastland Resources: The Case of Mangroves in Gujarat by Indira Hirway...
ConfrontingIndia's environmental and economic data, this in-depth study examines the nation's coastal resources in the hopes of providing a better focus for sustainable development.Acknowledging the current failure of national income statistics to include environmental assets,India's coastal resources are examined---notably the mangroves andtheir rich forest ecosystem.Charging that this thriving ecosystem contributes significantly to the economy, this volume contends that it needs more attention in order to promote sustainable development and protect the coastal population from natural disasters such as cyclones and tsunamis.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.74" Width: 5.75" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
Publisher Academic Foundation
ISBN 8171885969 ISBN13 9788171885961
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More About Indira Hirway
Indira Hirway is a director and professor of economics at the Center for Development Alternatives in Ahmedabad, India. She is the author of "Organizing Rural Workers" and "Towards Eradication of Child Labour." Subhrangsu Goswami is an environmental engineer and environmental planner.
Indira Hirway has an academic affiliation as follows - Gandhi Labour Institute, Ahmedabad Director/Professor of Economics, Ce.