EEmerging Development Issues in A Resource Region
AbstractSustainable development of a mountainous region is highly complex for its location specificity. The Western Ghats, a well-known hill-forest region has emerged as a highly developed region with the highest per capita income, infrastructure availability and decreasing and increasing importance of primary and secondary sectors respectively. The region has also recorded a higher rate of urbanization, industrialisation and literacy- especially female literacy- and female work participation. Hence, its development as a hill-forest region is at stake.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore in its series Working Papers with number 120.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 2002
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Sustainable Development; Western Ghats;
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