International Journal of Sustainable Development Research

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Sustainable and Future-Oriented Urban Development in Vienna & Barcelona

    Stefan Lehrner

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 25-32
    Received: Feb. 11, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 07, 2022
    Published: Apr. 14, 2022
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    Abstract: The current situation in urban areas and the increasing proportion of the world's population living in cities are leading to massive sustainability problems, which is why buzzwords such as sustainability, environmental protection, global warming, the Internet of Things and smart cities are omnipresent. Taking Vienna and Barcelona as examples, this ... Show More
  • Challenges Ahead to Sustainable Development in Bangladesh: A Concern for Future Generation

    Jabed Arafath

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 33-40
    Received: Mar. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 01, 2022
    Published: Apr. 26, 2022
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    Abstract: ‘Sustainable Development’ is such a desiring reality, unquestionably, which costs much at the same time it returns back with fuller. The durability of any establishment, project or development undertaking makes human life easy and speedy. The country is now looking forward to accelerating its overall development modules. ‘Sustainable development’ a... Show More
  • Methodological Agility for Doing Transformative Transdisciplinary Research on Sustainability Transitions in the Context of the Anthropocene

    Goh Zhen, Van Breda John

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 41-51
    Received: Mar. 30, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 19, 2022
    Published: May 12, 2022
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    Abstract: Undertaking sustainability transitions during the Anthropocene entails complex processes, since it implies co-producing transformative knowledge for many different kinds of socio-ecological contexts that are not just different in degree, but different in kind – i.e. ontologically different. Transformative knowledge is not only about co-producing st... Show More
  • Using Synergic Methods for Being Methodologically Agile (SM4BMA)

    John Van Breda

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 52-65
    Received: May 17, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 06, 2022
    Published: Jun. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: Methodological agility refers to a new meta-level research strategy of switching between mono-, multi-, inter- and trans-disciplinarity when facing the global societal challenges in the context of the Anthropocene today. When imagined in complexity terms as a polycrisis – consisting of multiple interconnected planetary crises – the Anthropocene can... Show More
  • Effects of Climate Extremes on Cereal Production in the North China Plain During 1950–2015

    Ju Hui, Zhang Di, Zhang Xinyue, William Batchelor, Lin Erda

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 66-75
    Received: Apr. 12, 2022
    Accepted: May 31, 2022
    Published: Jun. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: The North China Plain (NCP) is a cereal production base in China. However, the understanding of how climate extremes affect cereal production during past decades in the region is limited. Based on the statistical data of climate disasters and cultivated areas during 1950-2015, the relationship between regional cereal production and four meteorologi... Show More
  • Strategic Marketing Approaches for Improving Finance in Public Universities After Decreasing Government Funding in Tanzania

    Jaraj Kikula, Robert Makorere

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 76-81
    Received: Mar. 31, 2022
    Accepted: May 17, 2022
    Published: Jun. 27, 2022
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    Abstract: The article aims to investigate strategic marketing approaches in higher education institutions (HEIs) in a bid to support public universities to generate funds sustainably after the government decreased funding to public universities in Tanzania. To achieve this objective, the study was governed by the theory of responsive leadership model for att... Show More
  • The Rocky Road That BodaBoda Drivers Experience in Delivering Transport Service in Tanzania: Empirical Evidence from Morogoro Municipal

    Jaraj Kikula, Robert Makorere

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 82-91
    Received: May 09, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2022
    Published: Jun. 27, 2022
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    Abstract: This study explored the rocky road that faces bodaboda drivers in delivering transport services in Tanzania. The study employed a cross-sectional research design and convenience sampling method to obtain a sample size of 86 respondents. The collected data were analysed using descriptive statistics. The study findings show that bodaboda theft, passe... Show More
  • Development Implications of Chieftaincy Conflicts in Bawku Traditional Area, Ghana

    Lawrence Opoku Agyeman, Justice Kufour Owusu-Ansah, Matilda Ayeltige

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 92-98
    Received: May 30, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 17, 2022
    Published: Jun. 30, 2022
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    Abstract: Several decrees and laws by the new nationalist government have disrupted the customary processes of selecting chiefs from the original family lineage hence contributing to chieftaincy conflicts in Ghana today. This study explores the wide range of development implications of the protracted chieftaincy conflicts between Kusasis and Mamprusis in the... Show More