Environmental Policies and NGO Influence: Land Degradation and Sustainable Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa [NOOK Book]

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This book examines the conditions under which non-governmental organisations (NGOs) may exert influence on policies to conserve and sustainably use natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa. The book is unique in bringing together NGO campaigners in three African countries with academics specialising in development studies, systems and environmental policy.
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Environmental Policies and NGO Influence: Land Degradation and Sustainable Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Overview

This book examines the conditions under which non-governmental organisations (NGOs) may exert influence on policies to conserve and sustainably use natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa. The book is unique in bringing together NGO campaigners in three African countries with academics specialising in development studies, systems and environmental policy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135117023
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/11/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 539 KB

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
List of acronyms, abbreviations and organisations
1 NGOs and their influence on environmental policies in Africa; a framework 1
2 Land degradation and sustainable resource management in an African context 23
3 NGO influence at the International Negotiating Committee for a Convention to Combat Desertification: perspectives from Zimbabwe and Nigeria 39
4 Challenging maize: the role of NGOs in promoting the use of small grains in Zimbabwe's semi-arid regions 57
5 The campaign for water from the Zambezi for Bulawayo 72
6 The Policy of fencing Botswana's communal rangelands 94
7 The campaign against the Southern Okavango Integrated Water Development Project 109
8 An NGO campaign to protect the Hadejia-Nguru wetlands in Northern Nigeria 130
9 The Ogoni people's campaign over oil exploitation in the Niger Delta 150
10 Influence thrust upon them? NGOs' role in public action on the environment in Africa 171
Annex Participants in the international seminar on Environmental Policies and NGO Influence: Land Degradation and Resource Management, Harare, Zimbabwe, 26-28 June 1996 192
Index 195
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