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In Land We Trust: Environment, Private Property and Constitutional Change

Edited By: Calestous Juma and JB Ojwang

462 pages, Maps

Zed Books

Paperback | Jan 1998 | #53422 | ISBN: 1856494187
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&i;`A landmark in the development of an African perspective on environmental policy. Its thoughtful analysis makes a compelling case for constitutional reform to balance the needs of private property owners. The book is relevant not only in the developing world but also in those developed countries such as the US where conservation efforts are hampered by the lack of an adequate constitutional basis.'&o; Dr John W Bruce, Land Tenure Center, Wisconsin-Madison University.


Governance and environmental management: governance and sustainable development, Alison Field-Juma; natural capital for susrtainable development, John Mugabe and Calestous Juma; the constitutional basis for environmental management, J.B. Otwang; property rights, public interest and environment, R.S. Bhalla; land tenure systems and natural resources, Bondi D. Ogolla. Land tenure and natural resource management: land tenure and soil conservation, Peter Ondiege; land tenure and water resources, Cleophas Tarori, Albert Mumma and Alison Field-Juma; land tenure and forest resource management, Phoebe Okowa-Bennun and Albert M. Mwangi; land tenure and wildlife management, Siri Eriksen, Njeri Marekia and Evans Ouko. Customary rights and sustainable land use: land tenure in pastoral lands, Isaac Lenaola, Hadley H. Jenner and Timothy Wichert; customary resource tenure in pastoral lands, Edmund G.C. Barrow; property rights, medicinal plants and indigenous knowledge, A. Okoth-Owira and Calestous Juma. Environment and constitutional change: towards ecological jurisprudence, J.B. Otwang and Calestous Juma; constitutional arrangements for environment and development, Kenneth K. Orie; sustainable development and constitutional change, Calestous Juma.

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