Area Studies - Regional Sustainable Development: Africa

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Emmanuel Kwesi Boon
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2
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2009
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Area Studies - Regional Sustainable Development Review: Africa is a component of Encyclopedia of Area Studies - Regional Sustainable Development Reviews in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.

The Theme on Area Studies - Regional Sustainable Development Review: Africa discusses matters of great relevance to our world in general and to the African Continent in particular as it deals with topics such as: International Cooperation for Sustainable Development in Africa; Food Security in Africa: Challenges and Prospects; Combating Poverty in Africa; Demographic Dynamics and Sustainability in Africa; Protection and Promotion of Human Health in Africa; Strategies for Promoting Human Development in Africa; Integrating Environment into Decision-Making in Africa; The Planning and Management of Land Resources in Africa; Combating Desertification and Drought in Africa; Conservation of Biological Diversity in Africa; Ecotoxicology of Stable Pollutants in African Marine Ecosystems; Safe and Environmentally Sound Management of Radioactive Waste; Strengthening Business and Industry for Sustainable Development in Africa; Concepts and Trends in Environmental Education for Sustainable Development; International Institutional Arrangements; International Legal Instruments and Mechanisms; Agreements: Forestry Principles: Focus on the Congo Basin Rainforests; The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development; Peace, Security, and Sustainable Development in Africa; Literature and Culture - The Sustainability Connection from an African Perspective; History and Civilizations: Impacts on Sustainable Development in Africa; The Sustainable Development of Tourism in Africa; Environmentally Displaced People

These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.

Emmanuel Kwesi Boon obtained his B.A. in Economics and Geography at the University of Ghana in 1979. He also has a Master’s in Industrial Location and Development from the Free University of Brussels. After obtaining an M.B.A. Degree from the University of Antwerp (UFSIA), he received his Ph.D. in Economic Sciences from the Free University of Brussels (VUB) in 1986. He lectures at the School of Administration of the University of Ghana in Accra and is a visiting professor to several universities and institutions in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. Currently, he teaches three courses to the postgraduate students of Human Ecology at the VUB: “Environment and Development,” “Communication, Leadership Skills, Multi-media, and GIS,” and “Issues on Gender, Youth, Age, Culture, and Ethnic Groups.” He is also actively involved in research, consultancy, and extension projects. He is the founder and chairman of the International Centre for Enterprise and Sustainable Development (ICED) based in Accra, Ghana

Table of Contents (25 Chapters)
  • 1. An Overview of Sustainable Development in Africa

    Emmanuel Kwesi Boon
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 2. International Cooperation for Sustainable Development in Africa

    Emmanuel Kwesi Boon
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 3. Food Security in Africa: Challenges and Prospects

    Emmanuel K. Boon
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 4. Combating Poverty in Africa

    Emmanuel K. Boon
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 5. Demographic Dynamics and Sustainability in Africa

    Kwame Ameyaw Domfeh
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 6. Protection and Promotion of Human Health in Africa

    Kwame Ameyaw Domfeh
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 7. Strategies for Promoting Human Development in Africa

    Emmanuel Kwesi Boon
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 8. Integrating Environment into Decision-Making in Africa

    Emmanuel Kwesi Boon
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 9. Protection of the Environment: Pollution Spread - Mathematical Models and Optimization

    Jörg Fliege
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 10. The Planning and Management of Land Resources in Africa

    Stephen B. Kendie
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 11. Combating Desertification and Drought in Africa

    Kwame Ameyaw Domfeh
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 12. Conservation of Biological Diversity in Africa

    Le Xuan Quynh and Luc Hens
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 1
  • 13. Ecotoxicology of Stable Pollutants in African Marine Ecosystems

    Claude R. Joiris
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 1
  • 14. Safe and Environmentally Sound Management of Radioactive Waste

    Viktor Sabadash,Leonid Melnik,Ludmila Bogdan,Oleksandr Romanko
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 2
  • 15. Strengthening Business and Industry for Sustainable Development in Africa

    Kofi Manso-Essuman
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 2
  • 16. Concepts and Trends in Environmental Education for Sustainable Development

    L. Hens
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 2
  • 17. International Institutional Arrangements

    B. C. Chaytor
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 2
  • 18. International Legal Instruments and Mechanisms

    B. C. Chaytor
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 2
  • 19. Agreements: Forestry Principles: Focus on the Congo Basin Rainforests

    Ann Van Herzele
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 2
  • 20. The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development

    L. Hens
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 2
  • 21. Peace, Security, and Sustainable Development in Africa

    Claudia A. Ramirez
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 2
  • 22. Literature and Culture - The Sustainability Connection from an African Perspective

    Charles Takoyoh Eyong,Millens Mufuaya,Irene Iwo Foy
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 2
  • 23. History and Civilizations:Impacts on Sustainable Development in Africa

    Emmanuel Kwesi Boon and Charles Takoyoh Eyong
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 2
  • 24. The Sustainable Development of Tourism in Africa

    Penelope Urquhart
      
    Price : US$15.00
    Volume : 2
  • 25. Environmentally Displaced People

    L. Hens
      
    Price : US$7.50
    Volume : 2
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