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Author DeGeorges, Paul Andre.

Title A Critical Evaluation of Conservation and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
Published Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2008
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Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Embedded Figures; List of Color Photos; List of Black and White Photos; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgement; Introduction; Chapter One: Pre Colonial Sub-Saharan African Civilizations and Co-Evolution With Wildlife; Chapter Two: Traditional Natural Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa; Chapter Three: Colonialism and the Imposition of Western Wildlife Management Systems; Chapter Four: Imperialism, Independence and Freshwater Fisheries in Sub-Saharan Africa
Chapter Five: Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Since ColonizationChapter Six: Habitat Degradation, Linked to Colonial/Post-Colonial Policies and Watering Points/Boreholes in Sub-Sahran Africa; Chapter Seven: Impacts of Dams on Conservation and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa; Chapter Eight: Mining Tropical, Costal Zones, Lessons From the Caribbean, Implications for East African Coral Reefs; Chapter Nine: Community-Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) Programs -- The Way Forward for Sub-Saharan Africa
Chapter Ten: Cities and the ESA, Neo-Colonial Impacts on Sub-Saharan African ConservationChapter Eleven: Independence, Democracy, and Foreign Dependency, Impacts on Conservation and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa; Chapter Twelve: Subsidies, Free Trade, Structural Adjustment and Debt Relief in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Ompacts on Resource Exploitation; Chapter Thirteen: The Current and Future role of the Private Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa, Resource Wars or NEPAD?; Chapter Fourteen: Suggested Roadmap for the Way Forward; Acronyms; Index
Summary This book will serve as a historical reference, a technical document and as a basis for policy formulation. It is one of the first attempts in modern times to look at the big picture, both historically and currently, on the African sub-continent as it applies to conservation, development, human rights and foreign policy. These volumes contain twelve color photographs and fifteen black and white photographs
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Subject Conservation of natural resources -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Natural resources -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Management.
Sustainable development -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Wildlife conservation -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Wildlife management -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Form Electronic book
Author Reilly, Brian Kevin.
ISBN 0773420371 (electronic bk.)
9780773420373 (electronic bk.)