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Title:Promoting green economy: implications for natural resources development, food security and poverty reduction in Africa
Editors:Ayuk, Elias T.
Oku, Effiom E.
Asubonteng, Kwabena O.
Nutakor, Praise
Year:2016
Pages:265
Language:English
City:Accra
Publisher:United Nations University, Institute for Natural Resources in Africa
ISBN:9988633092; 9789988633097
Geographic terms:Subsaharan Africa
Ivory Coast - Côte d'Ivoire
Kenya
Cameroon
Nigeria
Botswana
Subjects:natural resources
environmental management
sustainable development
climate change
forest management
social security
Abstract:Most African national economies depend on the exploitation of both renewable and non-renewable natural resources for development. The exploitation of these natural resources has left negative carbon footprints, impacting negatively on people and the environment. This book explores issues affecting the socio-economic development of Africa, in relation to the need for a green economy. Contributions: A green economy for natural resources development and social well-being in Africa (Kwabena O. Asubonteng and Effiom E. Oku); The imperatives of a green economy and the transformation of Africa's agricultural sector (Samuel lgbatayo and Rufus Oluwafemi); Fiscal policy for a sustainable management of forest resource in Côte d' Ivoire (Wadjamsse Beaudelaire Djezou); Analysis of the dynamics of deforestation and agricultural productivity in Côte d'Ivoire (Tite Ehuitché Beke); Mapping and evaluation in support of conservation and management in the Ewaso Ng?iro Basin in Kenya (Silvia Silvestri, Mohammed Yahya Said and Lokman Zaibet); Multiple use of forest and its implications for green economy development in Cameroon (Ernest Molua); Role of traditional conservation method in in-situ biodiversity conservation in the rainforest zone of south-western Nigeria (Jonathan C. Onyekwelu and Johnson A. Olusola); African indigenous vegetable resources in a changing world (Odunayo Clement Adebooye); Natural resource governance: stakeholder institutions of Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and surroundings (Gladman Thondhlana, Sheona Shackleton and James Blignaut); Promoting green economy as behavioural element among the youth in Cameroon (Fomba Emmanuel Mbebeb); Linking green economy and human security to address climate change impact: the role of social protection policies (Moses Adama Osiro); Walking the talk of green economy in Africa (Elias T. Ayuk). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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