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Cover for Understanding capacity building for sustainable tourism in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

This chapter opens with a review of the interdisciplinary literature on capacity building and argues that such significant subject matter is necessary for the transformation of Nigeria's coastal Niger Delta region. In particular, the chapter provides alternative options for economic diversification ...

Author(s)
Amadi, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Capacity building for environmental impact analysis in Nigeria.

This chapter reviews the application of environmental impact assessment (EIA) in selected states/regions in Nigeria. It includes good practices and lessons learned and provides an account of individual communities' experiences in the institutionalization and application of EIA as well as an...

Author(s)
Udosen, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effect of traditional land management methods on sustainable crop yield in Betem, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria.

This chapter assesses a variety of land treatment methods (tillage, fertilizer application, residue incorporation, and bush burning) with a view to ascertaining their effects on soil nutrient status on the one hand and the possible nexus between physico-chemical parameters and the various treatment ...

Author(s)
Eze, E. B.; Egbai, O.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Empowerment of women and sustainable development in the 20th century: the Yoruba women example.

This chapter examines empowerment and sustainability through Yoruba women's professional pursuits in Nigeria. It analyses the manifestation of empowerment indices in the lives of women in education, health, business and other sectors. The impact and roles of women's professional pursuits to the...

Author(s)
Oladejo, M. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Can competitiveness be the framework for sustainable electricity supply in Nigeria?

This chapter seeks to unravel the possible ways competitiveness in the Nigerian power sector can enhance a sustainable electricity supply in the country. It is concluded that for sustainability to be achieved in the Nigerian power supply, all the elements of competitiveness have to be introduced...

Author(s)
Madua, R.; Ogbob, A.; Mmamela, Z.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and coping strategies for sustainable food production among small-scale farmers in Nigeria.

This chapter discusses the meaning of climate change, capacity building, sustainable agricultural development and the implications for sustainable food production. Furthermore, the causes of climate change (both human (anthropogenic) and natural causes) are addressed, along with the impact of...

Author(s)
Ayanda, I. F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Capacity building for rural development in Nigeria: the case of rural road networks.

This chapter analyses the impact of rural road networks on: (i) employment or labour absorption; and (ii) household income or output in rural areas of Nigeria. It also articulates a framework for capacity building for sustainable rural development in Nigeria. In this framework, the main strategies...

Author(s)
Titilola, S. T.; James, V. U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Oil, conflict and sustainable development in Nigeria.

This chapter examines the relationship between conflicts engendered by the Nigerian oil industry and the national capacity building and development process; and assesses the implications of oil exploration and production activities for capacity building and sustainable development in Nigeria.

Author(s)
Adeyeri, J. O.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The challenges of climate change on the livelihood and sustainable development of selected coastal communities in Nigeria's Niger Delta (1990-2015).

The study presented in this chapter examined and assessed the challenges of climate change and its impact on seven selected coastal communities in Nigeria's Niger Delta region. The study proposed that there is no strong relationship between adverse climate change and sustainable development in the...

Author(s)
Etekpe, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Marketing, communications and rural business in developing countries.

This chapter introduces the concept of marketing and communications for rural businesses in developing countries. Various cases coming from a range of business activities are included to reveal the practical aspect of relevant theoretical frameworks. For example, this chapter delineates the...

Author(s)
Obayelu, A. E.; Stylos, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter

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