Jorge Alejandro Silva Rodríguez de San Miguel http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0961-4696


Los residentes de las comunidades rurales en México enfrentan problemas de salud considerables. El mejoramiento de la infraestructura verde resulta un gran apoyo para los esfuerzos de las comunidades rurales por mantener altos estándares de salud, logrando consecuentemente que las comunidades rurales sean habitables al máximo posible. El objetivo de este artículo es evaluar en un sentido crítico la literatura existente producida sobre este tema entre 2000 y 2018, debido a que la mayoría de las fuentes se encontraron con mayor facilidad dentro de este rango y aún no se ha realizado ninguna otra revisión sistemática semejante sobre este aspecto, ya sea selectiva o general. Los resultados de la revisión sugieren que se requiere una mayor focalización en el desarrollo de la infraestructura verde en áreas rurales.



infraestructura verde, México, comunidades rurales

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Silva Rodríguez de San Miguel, J. (2019). Infraestructura verde en las comunidades rurales de México. Cuadernos De Desarrollo Rural, 16(84). https://doi.org/10.11144/Javeriana.cdr16-84.girc
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