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Title:Kano: environment, society and development
Authors:Tanko, Adamu IdrisISNI
Momale, Saleh Bashayi
City of publisher:London
Publisher:Adonis et Abbey
ISBN:1909112402; 9781909112407; 1909112399; 9781909112391
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Kano polity
regional development
environmental economics
social conditions
urban development
rural development
agricultural development
Abstract:This edited volume contains various studies on the Kano region in Nigeria. It presents an interdisciplinary approach to environmental problems and issues of society, resource management and development in the Kano region. Contributors: Location, relief and landforms (E. A. Olofin); Weather and climate (M. Liman, H. A. Idris, U. K. Mohd); Drainage, hydrology and water resources (A. Abdulhamid); Soils (E. U. Essiet); Vegetation and forestry (M. M. Badamasi); Origin and growth of urban Kano (B. Gambo); Population growth in the Kano region (A. M. Ibrahim); The Kano Emir's palace (A. S. Barau); Trade, commerce and industriers (A. I. Tanko, H. A. Idris); The presence of Arabs in Kano (A. U. Adamu); Kano cultural mosaics (I. B. Lambu); Rural markets (I. A. Aliyu); Poverty (J. A. Falola); Soil fertility management (M. A. Yusuf); Water resource management development (A. I. Tanko); Biodiversity and wild foods (S. Mohammed); Pastoralism (S. B. Momale); Education (N. Mohammed); Passenger transport service (I. U. Farouk, M. A. Liman); Transition into the information era (M. A. Liman); Gender and gender mainstreaming (M. Haruna); Maternal health in rural Kano (Y. M. Adamu); Urban planning in the context of rapid growth (A. D. Maiwada); Spatial distribution of primary health care facilities in the metropolis (M. Ahmed); Human excreta management in the municipality (O. A. Adekiya); Urban pressure and tree cover change (R. Maconachie); Household energy (I. B. Yakubu); climate change (L. F. Buba); Drought and desertification (A. M. Irbahim); Erosion hazards (K. Ahmed); Democratization and governance (M. M. Lawan). [ASC Leiden abstract]