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dc.contributor.authorJimenez-Castilla, Tania
dc.contributor.authorBolivar, Luis M.
dc.contributor.authorSegrera-Castilla, Michael
dc.identifier.citationTania Jimenez-Castilla, Ph.D., Luis M. Bolivar, Ph.D.,, and Michael Segrera-Castilla, "Infrastructure and Rurality: Challenges for Sustainable Economic Development in Latin America", 18th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education, and Technology, 2020, pp. 1-8,
dc.description.abstractLatin America is a region with a great environmental and cultural diversity; however, most of its countries have high levels of poverty and inequality, characteristics that are accentuated in rural areas. This paper establishes that the reduction of the urban-rural gap and investment in sustainable infrastructure are the key challenges facing Latin American governments to achieve significant progress. The analysis explains that, if infrastructure projects are promoted in the region, it impacts on at least nine sustainable development goals (SDGs), which would result in a significant increase in people's
dc.format.extent8 páginas
dc.sourceEngineering, Integration, and Alliances for a Sustainable Development. Hemispheric Cooperation for Competitiveness and Prosperity on a Knowledge-Based Economy: Proceedings of the 18th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education and Technologyspa
dc.titleInfrastructure and rurality: Challenges for sustainable economic development in Latin Americaspa
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dc.subject.keywordsSustainable infrastructurespa
dc.subject.keywordsSustainable developmentspa
dc.rights.ccAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internacional*
dc.identifier.instnameUniversidad Tecnológica de Bolívarspa
dc.identifier.reponameRepositorio Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívarspa
dc.publisher.placeCartagena de Indiasspa
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Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar - 2017 Institución de Educación Superior sujeta a inspección y vigilancia por el Ministerio de Educación Nacional. Resolución No 961 del 26 de octubre de 1970 a través de la cual la Gobernación de Bolívar otorga la Personería Jurídica a la Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar.