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International Environmental Law and Policy in Africa

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ISBN13: 9781402012877
ISBN: 140201287X
Published: July 2005
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This title features a series of essays on environmental law and policy in Africa from experts within and outside the region. It primarily aims to demonstrate how African countries are responding to their international environmental obligations contained in instruments, such as the ""Convention on Biological Diversity"", ""Framework Convention on Climate Change"" and the ""Desertification Convention"", in light of local environmental problems.;The book covers national experiences ranging from the input in multilateral negotiations to national implementation, with some attention given to the wide assortment of policy and regulatory instruments used to achieve the optimum balance between exploitation of natural resources and conserving the continent's environment.

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Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) in Africa. Dryland Degradation Africa's Main Environmental Challenge, E. Corell; Reconciling Basel and Bamako - The Future of Hazardous Waste Management in Africa, B. Chaytor, M. Manek; CITES and the African Elephant, M. Kidd, M. Cowling; The United Nations Climate Change Regime and Africa, K. Gray, J. Gupta; Natural Resources Sector Management in Africa. Biotechnology and the Commercialisation of Biodiversity in Africa, R. Wynberg; Environmental Regulation of the Oil and Gas Industry in Nigeria, K. Nnadozie; Policing Industrial Pollution in Nigeria, A. Ahmad; Tanzanian Forest Law, J. Lovett; Common Features and Trends of Fisheries Legislation in Africa, A. Tavares; Setting up Institutions to Manage Transboundary Natural Resources - Lake Kariba, a Case in Point, C. Machena; Development of Law and Policy Instruments; African Environmental Governance - Opportunities at the Regional, Subregional and National Levels, C. Bruch; The Evolution and Structure of Popular Participation in Environmental Decision-Making - The Case of Ghana, K. Kufuor; Legal and Regulatory Framework for Environmental Impact Assessment in African Countries, M. Bekhechi; The Use of Market Based Economic Instruments for Sustainable Development in Africa - A Case Study of the SADC Region, P.M. Susswein. (Part contents).