Composite indicators and sustainable development of regional agriculture applied to the Stavropol Territory in Russia

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to nderstand and evaluate agricultura; sustainability in the Stavropol Territory by means of a composite indicator. In particular, the paper applies principal component analses to calculate a composite sustainability index by integration of selected economic, social and environmental indicators. The results demonstrate the utilityof analyzing several indicators in conjunction. The results also may indicate which variables influence development of regional agriculture. This information is important in order to design Agricultural support policy and to implement an increase the sustainability of the agriculture sector.
LanguageEnglish
Pages81-88
Number of pages8
JournalAPSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce
Volume11
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Sustainability
Sustainable development
Composite indicators
Agriculture
Russia
Social indicators
Sustainability index
Principal components
Economic indicators
Environmental indicators

Keywords

  • sustainability
  • composite indicators
  • principle component analysis
  • agricultural policy

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