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Sustainable Development in Third World Countries: Applied and Theoretical Perspectives

Edited By: Valentine Udoh James

208 pages, Illus

Praeger Publishers

Hardback | Feb 1996 | #59732 | ISBN: 0275953076
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About this book

Sustainable development has been approached from many viewpoints in recent years without a precise definition of what sustainable development stands for. James has solicited contributions from international experts who write about aspects of sustainable development from different disciplines.


Contents

Introduction: Planning for Sustainable Development in the Third World by Valentine Udoh James; Sustainable Development and Agriculture; Indigenous Knowledge Systems for Sustainable Agriculture in Africa by Dennis Michael Warren; The Roles of Animals in Cultural, Social, and Agro-economic Systems by Constance M. McCorkle; Maximising Irrigation's Contribution to Sustainable Development in Africa: Lessons from the Tono Irrigation Scheme in Ghana by Michael A. Burayidi; Natural Systems Sustainability and Agriculture in Africa by Valentine Udoh James; Conservation, Preservation, and Health Issues; Indigenous Knowledge, Biodiversity Conservation, and Development by Dennis Michael Warren; Hazardous Waste Problems and Management in Developing Countries: An Examination of Africa by Valentine Udoh James; Sustainability of the Danfa Ghana Group of Health Projects: A 26-year Overview by Julius S. Prince, Alfred K. Neumann, and William Haven North; Socioeconomic Development and Sustainability; African Economic History and Its Planning Potential: An Investigation of Sources by Terrence J. Lamb; The Importance of Self-sufficiency to African Countries by Valentine Udoh James; Toward Sustainable Development in the 21st Century: Re-engineering Development in Sub-Saharan Africa by Felix M. Edoho; Tourism Development: A Research Note on Africa by Valentine Udoh James; Impact of British Rule on Nigerian Towns and Cities: Did It Produce a Sustainable Planning Style? by Valentine Udoh James.

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