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Rebirth of Science in Africa: A Shared Vision for Life and Environmental Sciences

Proceedings

By: Himansu Baijnath (Editor), Yashica Singh (Editor)

256 pages, colour illustrations

Umdaus Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #144630 | ISBN: 1919766235
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About this book

A shared vision for life and environmental sciences. Providing data of relevance to the World Summit 2002. An anthology of 20 papers presented at the African Renais-Science Conference held in Durban, South Africa 2002. This book is a valuable source of information for those who have scientific or lay interest in Africa.


Contents

- Africa: The Cradle of Humanity
- The AIDS Epidemic: Its implications for the African Renaissance
- HIV/AIDS: Africa's Development Crisis?
- Integrative Biology and Genetic Resources Management
- The Genome: Integrating Genomic Characters for a Holistic Approach to Understanding Plant Genomes
- The Language of the Genes
- The Biodiversity of Africa
- The Millennium Seed Bank Project in South Africa
- Firewood in Southern Africa with Specific References to Woodland Management Initiatives in Zimbabwe
- Commercialisation of Plants in Africa
- Indigenous Biological Rescoures in Africa
- Challenges of Water Resource Management in Africa
- Environmental Observatories: LTER à-la-Africa
- The Sustainability of Southern Africa's Savanna Resources
- The Challenge of Urban Solid Waste Management in Africa
- Bioliteracy - Environmental and Human Health
- SCOPE, a Body of Scientific Expertise on Global Emerging Environmental Issues
- IUBS: Its History, Programmes and Relevance to Africa
- Overcoming the Taxonomic Impediment to Sustainable Development
- BioNET-INTERNATIONAL, the Global Network for Taxonomy
- SABONET: Its History and Success in Southern Africa


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