Progressive change, as in structure or metabolism; in most kinds of organisms, development continues throughout the life of the organism.
The change in loss estimates between reports.
Cell or organ changes toward greater degrees of complexity.
Changes that take place due to growth and experience
Changes in an organism such as a plant as it grows.
growth and change that improves standards of living and quality of life. 'Sustainable' development is doing this without causing social or environmental damage, or depleting (reducing) resources
is a fluid concept that incorporates the existing resources base of the local economy and its level of change over time. Another term, closely linked to development is "vitality" which is used to describe the ability of a communities level of development to adapt to outside change.
The pattern of change that begins at conception and continues through the life span.
Evolutionary and qualitative change in a system, over time. Development is distinct from quantitative change, or Growth.
a process of change that should lead to improvements in social and financial well-being and increased confidence
A process made up of activities leading to the use, improvement, or conservation of natural and economic goods and services in order to maintain and improve human life quality.
A coordinated series of transient and permanent changes that occurs during the life history of a cell or organism.
The predictable changes in behavior associated with increasing age.
The process of social change in favour of the poor. There is no agreement as to how to achieve this. Different people follow different theories (based on different social values) which they believe will lead to 'development'. E.g. some believe in free market economics, or democracy, or local empowerment.
the advancement of the management and use of natural resources to satisfy human needs and improve the quality of human life. For development to be sustainable it must take account of social and ecological factors, as well as economic ones, of the living and non-living resource base, and of the long-term and short-term advantages and disadvantages of alternative actions.
Usually urban development, but can encompass any form of human-induced changes to the natural landscape.
The process of changing something so that it moves forward, improves or grows. See Economic development and Environmental development. Back to links
desarrollo] the changes undergone by an organism from its beginning to maturity. One of the four functions that distinguish life.
Physical and psychological changes in the individual over a lifetime.
This long-term process begins with meeting the most basic human needs of people â€”food, clean water, good health, shelter. It includes the chance to get an education and earn a living in a society where human rights are respected and where women, as well as men, can participate fully in the life of their communities. At the same time, it also involves building the infrastructure that provides essential services for all and underpins economic growth, and an economy that encourages innovation and respects the environment. Source: CIDA