Sustainable development has now become a popular term, but it often means different things to different people. Operationalization of this concept is still not possible. This paper examines some of the major issues associated with sustainability. The opportunities and constraints of the current environmental assessment approaches for water development are objectively discussed.
By Asit K. Biswas, 1994. Article published in International Journal of Water Resources Development, Volume 10, Issue 2, pages 109-116. DOI: 10.1080/07900629408722616