Ecological "costs" of development efforts in Nigeria
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Published by Ibadan Socio Economic Group in [Ibadan, Nigeria] .
Written in English



  • Nigeria.


  • Deforestation -- Environmental aspects -- Nigeria.

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Edition Notes

StatementAkin B. Oguntala.
SeriesOccasional paper series of the Ibadan Socio Economic Group,, no. 3
LC ClassificationsHC1055.A1 O27 no. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1175046M
LC Control Number94159639

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  Nigeria has a total land area of , km 2 occupied by about Million people: The interaction of these millions of people with their environment has left indelible mark on the landscape. Urbanization, deforestation, desertification, over population and all kinds of pollution are some of the resultant effects of man’s interaction with his by: responsible citizens to enhance sustainable development. References Adelagan, J. A. (). The History of Environmental Policy and Pollution of Water Sources in Nigeria (): The Way Forward, Research Report N0. 72, Development Policy Center Ibadan. Agbu, O. (). ‘’Oil and Environmental Conflicts’’, in Salihu, H. A (Edited. The Nigeria's NJGE May, (ISSN Federal Environmental Protection Agency (FEPA) defines it to include water, air, land and all plants and human beings and/or animals living there-in. sustainable development in various aspects of human endeavours. Regrettably, it is only 30 out of Universities and other 52 degree/HND/NCE awarding tertiary institutions in Nigeria that offer environmental management and control education. This is abysmally too low and poor which.

AN EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN NIGERIA. ABSTRACT. This project focuses on environmental degradation and the need for corporate organization to fulfill their social responsibilities. Using the system theory, the interdependence among the environment, organization and sustainable development was examined. Nigeria is in the factor driven stage, where development is tied to significant improvements in basic infrastructures. Past Failures and Recent Optimism Successive Federal, State, and Local Governments have, since the mids, implemented a wide range of reforms aimed at removing obstacles to investment growth. Such reform efforts include.   The regulatory body for the EIA administration in Nigeria is the Federal Ministry of Environment, Housing & Urban Development (FMEH & UD) (Formerly FEPA/FMENV). The regulatory body, with the approval of the President, Commander – in – Chief of the Armed Forces, is vested with the power to make regulations on EIA Procedure. Internet Encyclopaedia of Ecological Economics Sustainability and Sustainable Development Jonathan M. Harris February I. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: DEFINING A NEW PARADIGM In the World Commission on Environment and Development sought to address the problem of conflicts between environment and development goals.

Development Strategy (NEEDS, and Shell, ). Ogbeifun () argues that decades of development have been lost apparently due to slow economic growth, inadequate development plan, and corrupt practices in high places. Nigeria had a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of about $45 billion in Again, their per capital. Land degradation has severe ecological, economic, and human costs. Awareness of environmental problems in Nigeria is growing. Natural disasters such as the droughts of , continued soil depletion, accumulations of soil wastes, increased flooding in urban areas, and land erosion in Anambra state are evidence of the growing environmental. What is sustainable development? A study conducted by the Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) entitled The Challenge of Sustainable Development in Nigeria identified the following as key elements of sustainable development: (i) ecological integrity; (ii) equity and distributive justice at all levels; (iii) socially relevant economic productivity and technological development. Speaking to journalists, the Chairman of Egbin Power, Mr. Temitope Shonubi, said the buggies and bicycles were per cent imported from China and per cent assembled in Nigeria.