African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 952

Full Length Research Paper

Household perception and willingness to pay for improved waste management service in Mamfe, Cameroon

Veronica Ebot Manga
  • Veronica Ebot Manga
  • Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Cameroon.
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Oru Thompson Oru
  • Oru Thompson Oru
  • Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Cameroon.
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Martin Ngwa Ngwabie
  • Martin Ngwa Ngwabie
  • Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, College of Technology, University of Bamenda, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 21 March 2019
  •  Accepted: 25 June 2019
  •  Published: 30 September 2019

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