|Statement||edited by L. Dudley Stamp.|
|Contributions||Stamp, L. Dudley 1898-1966.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||104|
This book explores how African countries can convert their natural resources, particularly oil and gas, into sustainable development assets. Using Ghana, one of the continent’s newest oil-producing countries, as a lens, it examines the "resource curse" faced by other producers - such as Nigeria, Angola, and Equatorial Guinea - and demonstrates how mismanagement in those countries can provide Cited by: 4. that the natural resources themselves were being destroyed, that families were unable to find access to new land, and that land which should have been lying fallow was being encroached upon Too large a proportion is still 1 Land and Population in East Africa (), Col. No. , p. 2. Multifunctional Land Uses in Africa book. Sustainable Food Security Solutions. This volume presents a selection of existing farming systems that demonstrate how more efficient use of land and natural resources, labour and other inputs can have positive effects on household food Author: Elisabeth Simelton, Madelene Ostwald. Managing Natural Resources for Development in Africa: A Resource Book provides an understanding of the various levels at which NRM issues occur and are being addressed scientifically, economically, socially and politically. The book's nine chapters present state-of-the-art perspectives within a holistic African .
The population problem in relation to land degradation is infinitely more complicated than the region’s sheer ability to produce enough food supply. The authors make a strong case for a delicate balance between human agency and environmental protection in this highly populated and physically challenging region where land is a precious. Natural resources and climate 4 Science and technology 5 Trade liberalization and market development 5 Policies, institutions and public goods 6 Information and human capital 6 READER’S GUIDE 7 2. SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 8 THE REGION AND ITS FARMING SYSTEMS 8 STRATEGIC PRIORITIES FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 10 3. MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA 12File Size: KB. *Food Security in a World of Natural Resource Scarcity: The Role of Agricultural Technologies* examines which current and potential strategies offer solutions to fight hunger. The world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion by Climate change, population, and income growth will drive food demand in the coming decades. Natural resources and associated problems 20 Non-renewable resources 22 Renewable resources 22 a. Forest Resources: Use and over-exploitation, deforestation, case studies. 23 Timber extraction, mining, dams and their effects on forests and tribal people b. Water Resources: Use and over-utilisation of surface and ground water,
Read this book on Questia. At the end of its first session, held at Addis Ababa from 29 December to 6 January , the Economic Commission for Africa reported that it 'considered that there was a great need in Africa for certain types of scientific surveys such as hydrological, geological, geodetic and other surveys of resources including resources for industrialization and sources of. To order copies of Managing Africa’s Natural Resource Base for Sustainable Growth and Development by the International demand for African land resources 62 Biodiversity contribution to livelihoods and sustainable development in South Africa Box Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique File Size: 4MB. The spread of colonial settlers across southern Africa, together with the expansion of commercial agriculture, timber, and unsustainable exploitation of other natural resources resulted in a. South Africa is a middle-income emerging market with an abundant supply of natural resources; well-developed financial, legal, communications, energy, and transport sectors; and a stock exchange that is Africa’s largest and among the top 20 in the world. Economic growth has decelerated in recent years, slowing to an estimated % in