Book 2009

Environment and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: Managing an Emerging Crisis

Selected Papers from ERTEP 2007, July 17-19 2007, Ghana, Africa


ISBN: 978-1-4020-9381-4 (Print) 978-1-4020-9382-1 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Environment Health and Management Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 2-2

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-23

      Characteristics and Determinants of Food Insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-38

      Environment, Migration and Food Security in the Upper West Region of Ghana

    4. Chapter

      Pages 39-49

      Integrating Food Security and Agri-environmental Quality in Southern Africa: Implications for Policy

  3. Mining and Environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 52-52

    2. Chapter

      Pages 53-64

      Environmental Impact of Mining and Ore Processing – A Case Study at Satellite Goldfields Limited

    3. Chapter

      Pages 65-75

      Contaminated Identities: Understanding Human and Environmental Risks and Livelihood Options Among Small-Scale Gold Miners in Ghana

  4. Environmental Management and Policy Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 78-78

    2. Chapter

      Pages 79-94

      Environmental Degradation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    3. Chapter

      Pages 95-110

      Environmental Legislation and Regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa: ‘Green Development’ or ‘Green Imperialism’?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 111-125

      The Impact of Industrial Clusters in Greening Manufacturing Industry Practices: The Case of the Old Ardbennie Industrial Cluster in Harare, Zimbabwe

  5. Sustainability and Social Responsibility

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 128-128

    2. Chapter

      Pages 129-139

      Assessing Sustainability: The Missing Elements in Current Environmental Assessment Approaches

    3. Chapter

      Pages 141-154

      Precarious Balance: The Future of Environmental Degradation in Sub-Saharan Africa

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 155-165