Chemistry for Sustainable Development in Africa

  • Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
  • Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Health; Biodiversity Utilisation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Health; Biodiversity utilisation

  4. Emerging Areas and Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
  5. Emerging areas and Technologies:

  6. International Collaboration: Relevance for Development in Africa

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
  7. International collaboration - Relevance for development in Africa:

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 249-255

About this book

Introduction

Chemistry for Sustainable Development in Africa‘ gives an insight into current Chemical research in Africa. It is edited and written by distinguished African scientists and includes contributions from Chemists from Northern, Southern, Western, Eastern, Central and Island state African Countries. The core themes embrace the most pressing issues of our time, including Environmental Chemistry, Renewable Energies, Health and Human Well-Being, Food and Nutrition, and Bioprospecting and Commercial Development. This book is invaluable for teaching and research institutes in Africa and worldwide, private sector entities dealing with natural products from Africa, as well as policy and decision-making bodies and non-governmental organizations.

Keywords

Africa Bioprospecting and Commerical Development Environmental Chemistry Food and Nutrition Health and Human well-being Renewable Energies Sustainable Development

Editors and affiliations

  • Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
    • 1
  • Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MauritiusReduitMauritius
  2. 2., Faculty of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of PretoriaPretoriaSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29642-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-29641-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-29642-0