Role of Sericulture in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Rola jedwabnictwa w wypełnianiu Celów zrównoważonego rozwoju

Ruyida Mushtaq*1, Binish Qadiri*, Fayaz Ahmad Lone**,
Tariq Ahmad Raja**, Harmeet Singh*, Pervez Ahmed*,
Ravinder Sharma***

*University of Kashmir, Department of Geography and Regional Development, Srinagar
*Cluster University, Department of Economics, Srinagar, India
**Sheri Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology (SKUAST), Division of Agriculture Statistics and Economics, Wadura, India
*** Sheri Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology (SKUAST), College of Temperate Sericulture, Mirgund, India
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ORCID: 0000-0003-4147-4045


The present study attempted to scenario analysis study of sericulture resource which would cover its significance and provide the entire gamut of mulberry silk in order to create appropriate planning and thereby playing a significant role in enhancing GDP of silk dominant regions of the economy. This review study analyses our present knowledge of the current scenario of sericulture sustainability, potential, growth and silk crafts of a silk producing regions with the aim of supporting the regions’ sustainable growth and development. It conducts bibliometric analysis of highly cited scientific research publications on sericulture sustainability using the Scopus and web of science databases. We investigate sericulture’s contribution in accomplishing UN Sustainable Development Goals, and we claim that a better knowledge of sericulture’s contribution to sustainable development is critical for assuring inclusive sustainable regional development.

Key words: Silk farming, silk growth, silk crafts, Sustainable development goals

Słowa kluczowe: uprawa jedwabiu, wzrost jedwabiu, rzemiosło jedwabne, Cele zrównoważonego rozwoju

Problemy Ekorozwoju 18(1)2023: 199-206

DOI: 10.35784/pe.2023.1.21

Submitted: 30.06.22, accepted: 25.08.22, published on-line: 1.01.23