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Title:Sustainable development in Nigeria's dry belt: problems & prospects: proceedings of the NEST Annual Workshop held in October 1990 in Kano, Nigeria
Editor:Ologe, K.O.ISNI
City of publisher:Ibadan
Publisher:Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST)
Geographic term:Nigeria
economic development
natural resource management
environmental policy
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This collective volume contains papers from the workshop 'Sustainable development in Nigeria's dry belt: problems and prospects', organized in 1990 by the Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST). Contributions: The menace of desertification in Sokoto State, by A.A. Gwandu; Sustainable development and the fuelwood problem in the Sudan-Sahel Belt, by Reginald A. Cline-Cole; The role of afforestation in sustainable development: the Kano State experiment, by Hamza Mohammed Turabu; Ecological crisis and social conflict in Northern Nigeria's dry belt, by Sabo Bako; The desert as a metaphor of cultural invasion, by Egwugwu Illah; Working with farmers in Nigeria's dry belt; the experience of ECWA Rural Development Ltd., by David K. Gaiya; The role of environmental education in the work of the North East arid zone, by Bill Knight; Management of the Nigerian environment with reference to the activities of the Kano State Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, by Wada Ibrahim; Micro projects: towards sustainable resource use in a Sudano-Sahelian flood plain, the Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands Conservation Project, by D.H.L. Thomas and Michael Dyer; Conservation education as a solution to environmental hazards, by Husaini Dauda; Problems and prospects of managing the water resources of the Hadjia Valley for sustainable development, by M. Idris and M.B. Saidu; Summary report on Round Table discussion with farmers, pastoralists and women from rural Kano.