Thailand's Sustainable Development Sourcebook Updated and Augmented, by Grossman, Nicholas
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- ISBN: 9789814610469 | 9814610461
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 5/1/2018
When Thailand's Sustainable Development Sourcbook was released, it quickly became a bestseller in Thailand's bookstores, and gained international recognition for honestly showcasing one country's involvement in what many believe is the most important movement of recent times: The quest for sustainable development. Covering key challenges, ongoing efforts and potential solutions, Thailand's Sustainable Development Sourcebook offers an incredible array of information, ideas and inspiration through more than 60 articles on the subject, written by experts in the field. This updated version contains numerous new articles and photographs, updated statistics and graphics, newly released findings on climate change, and also examines Thailand's efforts to address the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. New profiles of pioneers are included and all information is updated. As the quest for sustainable development is ongoing, this illustrated and highly readable book remains a wonderful place to start in order to understand the key concepts of sustainable development. It uniquely defines the issues at stake by profiling the key environmental, economic, social and cultural challenges faced by Thailand. In the final and largest section of the book, there is a showcase of the ideas, individual pioneers, grassroots and community programs, international partnerships and private sector initiatives that are paving the way for sustainable development.