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Capacity building for sustainable development.

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This book provides a comprehensive analysis of how to build capacity in tackling many sustainable development problems in Africa. The book's approach is both theoretical and applied. It offers methods of operationalizing sustainable development and sustainability theories and explores capacity building methods at different levels of government. The book has 23 chapters and covers different fields such as sustainable agriculture, sustainable tourism, rural development, environmental impact analysis, women empowerment, sustainable energy, education for sustainable development, and climate change adaptation, among others.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Building the capacities of developing countries to protect the environment. Author(s): James, V. U.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Operationalizing concepts of sustainable development in Africa. Author(s): James, V. U.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 20) Sustainability of agriculture and food shortage: a brief analysis of the African condition. Author(s): James, V. U.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 29) Globalization and sustainable development in Africa: the imperatives of capacity building. Author(s): Igbokwe-Ibeto, C. J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 43) Understanding capacity building for sustainable tourism in the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Author(s): Amadi, L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 52) The link between environment and development. Author(s): Felix, M. S.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 65) Capacity building for environmental impact analysis in Nigeria. Author(s): Udosen, C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 75) The effect of traditional land management methods on sustainable crop yield in Betem, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Author(s): Eze, E. B. Egbai, O.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 81) Empowerment of women and sustainable development in the 20th century: the Yoruba women example. Author(s): Oladejo, M. T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 90) Capacity building and economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa. Author(s): Dibie, R. Edoho, F. M. Dibie, J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 116) Business sector and global sustainable future. Author(s): Edoho, F. M. Dibie, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 137) Empowerment of women and sustainable development. Author(s): Dibie, R. Dibie, J.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 161) Subaltern hydro-struggles against unsustainable commercial diamond-mining practices in chiadzwa, Zimbabwe (2009-2013). Author(s): Duri, F. P. T.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 170) Proactive learning framework: educational model for capacity building and sustainable development. Author(s): Chiatula, V. O.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 187) Can competitiveness be the framework for sustainable electricity supply in Nigeria? Author(s): Madua, R. Ogbob, A. Mmamela, Z.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 192) Energy production and consumption for sustainable development. Author(s): Olorunnisola, A. O.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 211) Climate change and coping strategies for sustainable food production among small-scale farmers in Nigeria. Author(s): Ayanda, I. F.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 223) Capacity building for rural development in Nigeria: the case of rural road networks. Author(s): Titilola, S. T. James, V. U.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 231) Oil, conflict and sustainable development in Nigeria. Author(s): Adeyeri, J. O.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 241) Energy production and consumption and sustainable development. Author(s): Vega, A. J. Rohli, R. V.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 254) The challenges of climate change on the livelihood and sustainable development of selected coastal communities in Nigeria's Niger Delta (1990-2015). Author(s): Etekpe, A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 264) Human rights violation in a bid for sustainable development: the case of Tokwe-Mukosi dam construction in Chivi District in Masvingo Province in Zimbabwe. Author(s): Madzokere, N.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 273) Relationships of climate variability and change to development. Author(s): Vega, A. J. Rohli, R. V.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Dept of Biology and Geosciences, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 840 Wood Street, Clarion, PA 16214, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2018
  • ISBN
  • 9781780646169
  • Record Number
  • 20183092622