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Conference paper Conference paper Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:Gender, the State and different environment places: perspectives from developing countries in Africa and Asia
Editors:Ardayfio-Schandorf, ElizabethISNI
Momsen, Janet HenshallISNI
Publisher:Ghana Universities Press
ISBN:9964303718; 9789964303716
Geographic terms:Africa
environmental policy
environmental management
environmental degradation
conference papers (form)
Abstract:The papers in this book were produced for a conference on Gender, the State and Environment held at the University of Ghana, Legon (December 1995). The participants came from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. The contributions are: Gender, the State and environment: an introduction (Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf); Gender, the State and environment in Africa (Kwabena Adjei);Understanding environmental changes from the gender perspective (Sri Lanka) (Anoja Wickramasinghe); Capturing complexity: a critical rethinking on ecofeminism and gender (Saraswati Raju); Development, environmental degradation and women's access to water: a case study in the Kirindi Oya irrigation and settlement project in Sri Lanka (Rohana Ulluwishewa); Gender disparity in the development opportunities for children in India (Parveen Nangia and T.K. Roy); Climate change and gender relations in the Sahel (E. Ofori-Sarpong); People, logging and changes in the environment of selected high forest ecosystems in Ghana (L. Enu-Kwesi, A.A. Oteng-Yeboah, J.K. Adomako and D.K. Abbiw); Women and natural resources management: its implications for sustainable development in Africa (M.A. Geo-Jaja); Queenmothers and the conservation of the environment: a study in ecofeminism (Ghana) (Nana Akwasi Abayie Boaten I); Women's work and access to resources in a stressed savanna environment in Ghana (Mariama Awumbila); Biomass energy and environmental issues: the perception of rural women in Ghana (Eric C. Quaye); Population growth, depletion of water resources, and the betterment of women in the Kumasi metropolis of Ghana (Daniel Buor); The socio-economic environment and gender issues among adolescent traders in Ghana (Clara Fayorsey); The impact of environmental degradation on women and children in Nigeria: women's role in the amelioration of the problem (Hedo Rita Ndidi); Gender environmental management and urban development in Nigeria: a case study from Port Harcourt (Elechi Beach Waterside) (Yomi Oruwari). [ASC Leiden abstract]