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Defining an environmental development strategy for the Niger Delta, May 25th, 1995.

Jasdip Singh

Defining an environmental development strategy for the Niger Delta, May 25th, 1995.

by Jasdip Singh

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Published by Industry and Energy Operations Division, West Central Africa Dept. in [Logos?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • afr97 08.,
  • Sustainable development -- Nigeria.,
  • Environmental policy -- Nigeria.,
  • Environmental protection -- Nigeria.,
  • Natural resources -- Nigeria -- Management.,
  • Niger River Delta (Nigeria)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMoffot, David., Lindén, O.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22275611M

    Sustainable Environmental Management in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: Effects of Hydrocarbon Pollution on Local Economy A thesis approved by the Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Process. The poverty level in the Niger. Delta is exacerbated by the high cost of living. In the urban areas of Rivers State, the cost of living index is the highest in Nigeria (Rivers State - urban: ; Lagos urban: ). Defining an Environmental Development Strategy for the Niger Delta: May

      Defining Sustainable Development and the Issue of Third Generation Rights in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria 1 Ife Juris Review1, Theoretical Issues and the New Definition of. [5] UNDP - Niger Delta Human Development Report [6] Actionaid - Conflict and Human Security [7] Joel Bisina - Oil and Corporate Recklessness in Nigeria [8] Dr. Walter Abeng Mboto - Regional Resources Versus Environmental Conflict in the Niger Delta. [9] Zak Harmon- World Bank, Big Oil and the Niger Delta.

      The latter extracted from the Niger Delta region accounts for over 90% of Nigeria’s foreign earnings. The Niger Delta’s geographical areas as defined by the natural boundaries include Bayelsa, Delta, and Rivers with ab km 2 (Ashton-Jones, ).   The Niger Delta ware planes of the nation are always at the ready to deal destruction and death. The Niger Delta is the festering sore of the nation The NigerDelta is a beggar by the roadside. The Niger Delta is a person raped and left for dead in a dark alley. It is a place of deepest sorrow.


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Defining an environmental development strategy for the Niger Delta, May 25th, 1995 by Jasdip Singh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Devl-opment Strategy for the-Niger Delta. May 25th, Volume II Public Disclosure Authorized. DEFINING AN ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR THE NIGER DELTA VOLUME II ANNEXES CONTENTS Paee No. ANNEX A LIST OF WRITTEN STAKEHOLDER COMMENTS ON THE Niger Delta Weltands Centre 17 March B.

Chinsman and Okoro, 20 February. This study, Defining An Environmental Development Strategy for the Niger Delta, attempts to move beyond emotive arguments to provide an analytical basis for substantive stakeholder discussion of the most critical environmental and social issues and possible interventions.

Nigeria - Defining an environmental development strategy for the Niger Delta: Main report (English) Abstract. This report examines the major obstacles to sustainable development in the Niger Delta and presents strategic options for overcoming them.

Defining an Environmental Development. Strategy for the Niger Delta. V ol. 2, The key message from the series of presentations in this book, Climate Change and Socio-ecological. For the growing number of rural and urban poor in the Niger Delta, a participatory approach that involves them as stakeholders in a dialogue offers better prospects for sustainability than a prescriptive, non-inclusive approach.

Singh, D. Moffat, and O. Linden. Defining An Environmental Development Strategy for the Niger Delta. Sustainable environmental development can only take place in the context of a peaceful, secured and beneficial environment.

The increasing concern about environmental issues in Niger Delta region. Niger Delta crisis is one of the issues confronting the government over the years in Nigeria. The Region significantly contributes to the development of the country through her oil-rich.

A REVIEW OF NIGER DELTA HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT. Title of Book: Niger Delta Human Development Report. there is a common criterion for defining the Niger Delta and that is geographical location.

There are at least four different ways that the Niger Delta has been described in Nigeria. The report therefore proposed a strategy to achieve. The federal republic of Nigeria is a country situated on the west coast of Africa, abutting the Gulf of Guinea, lying between °N, °a has a land area of approximatelykm 2 and shares land borders with Benin to the west, Niger to the north, Chad to the northeast and east, and Cameroon to the east and southeast.

The country also has sovereign control over a marine. federal and state governments, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and oil companies to enhance the well-being of people in the delta, wide disparities in development outcomes persist, and the region compares poorly with the progress in other oil-producing.

The key environmental issues in the Niger Delta of Nigeria relate to its petroleum and industry. The delta cov km² within wetlands of 70, km² formed primarily by sediment deposition. Home to 20 million people and 40 different ethnic groups, this floodplain makes up % of Nigeria's total land mass.

It is the largest wetland and maintains the third-largest drainage basin in Africa. Kenule Beeson "Ken" Saro-Wiwa (10 October – 10 November ) was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award for "exemplary courage in striving non-violently for civil, economic and environmental rights" and the Goldman Environmental Prize.

Saro-Wiwa was a member of the Ogoni people, an ethnic minority in Nigeria. Abstract. The Nigerian oil industry received extensive international media coverage following the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa in As leader of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Saro-Wiwa denounced the Nigerian government and the transnational oil corporations — especially Royal Dutch/Shell — for having caused considerable environmental and social damage to.

Inthe World Bank conducted a study of the environmental hazards in Niger Delta. The study entitled "Defining an Environmental Development Strategy for the Niger Delta" was quick to note that "the Niger Delta has been blessed with an abundance of physical and human resources, including the majority of Nigeria's oil and.

The Niger Delta Development Commission Constraints to an Environmental Development Strategy in the Niger D elta May I use this medium to show my dee p apprec iation to the Vice. Environmental Degradation in Niger Delta: Responses of the Nigerian State, Oil Companies, and Oil-Bearing Communities.

The Niger Delta covers an area of ab square kilometres, with a wetland area of ab square kilometres of marshland, creeks, tributaries and. The Niger Delta, which derives its name from River Niger, is one of the world largest wetlands covering skm2 formed by the accumulation of sedimentary deposits transported by the Niger and Benue Rivers (Azaiki,World Bank Report; ).The Niger Delta.

Thus, the study seeks to content analyze the press coverage given to environmental pollution in the Niger Delta from September 1, – May, 31 using four selected national newspapers.

Objectives of Study. To find out if Nigerian press covers environmental pollution in Niger Delta. Environmental Sustainability and Sustainable Development Issues in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria Article (PDF Available) January with 9, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

THE COMPLEXITY OF THE HUMAN ECOSYSTEM OF THE NIGER DELTA. As described in this book, the environment in which the oil industry operates is a very complex human ecosystem. World Bank report Defining an Environmental Development Strategy for the Niger Delta – Nigeria 76 % Saudi Arabia 20 % Iran 19 % Mexico 5 % Britain % Algeria.

Air quality studies under fire in the Niger Delta. David Ishmael is an experienced consultant working in Nigeria. He has conducted numerous air quality studies in the oil, mining and manufacturing industries.Akassa: a new approach to the problems of the Niger Delta.

Paper read at SPE International Conference on Health, Safety and the Environment in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, 26–28 June, at Stavanger, Norway. country ’s economy; oil sector development has had an adverse impact on the country ’s environment.

Oil extra c-tion in the Niger Delta region has caused severe environmental degradation, owing to the legacy of oil spills, lack of environmental regulations, and government complicity during military regimes that once governed the country.