Jean Hugé

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  • Tom Waas, Jean Hugé, Thomas Block, Tarah Wright, Francisco Benitez-Capistros, Aviel Verbruggen +1 other
  • 2014
Recognizing the urgent need for sustainability, we argue that to move beyond the rhetoric and to actually realize sustainable development, it must be considered as a decision-making strategy. We demonstrate that sustainability assessment and sustainability indicators can be powerful decision-supporting tools that foster sustainable development by addressing(More)
  • Tom Waas, Jean Hugé, Aviel Verbruggen, Tarah Wright
  • 2011
At the turn of the millennium, the world's political leadership adopted sustainable development as a leading model for societal development. However, the terms " sustainable development " , " sustainability " and " sustainable " are sometimes over-and misused despite wide consensus about the concept's meaning among sustainability scholars and practitioners.(More)
This paper identifies and analyses climate change impacts, their cascading consequences and the livelihood implications of these impacts on smallholder agricultural communities of coastal Bangladesh. Six physically and socioeconomically vulnerable communities of southwestern coastal regions were studied. Primary data was collected through focus group(More)
The valuation of ecosystem services is a complex process as it includes several dimensions (ecological, socio-cultural and economic) and not all of these can be quantified in monetary units. The aim of this paper is to conduct an ecosystem services valuation study for mangroves ecosystems, the results of which can be used to inform governance and management(More)
Sustainability assessment has emerged as a key decision-support process in development cooperation in response to the growing acknowledgement of the impacts of global change. This paper aims at conceptualizing the effectiveness of sustainability assessment as applied in development cooperation, by focusing on the sustainability assessment practice by actors(More)
Based on our involvement in numerous consortia and projects with colleagues from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), as well as on our extensive fieldwork experience in the global South, we have a shared concern on the actual inclusion of LMIC colleagues and institutions in coproducing highly valuable and policy-relevant science. While capacity(More)
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