Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 238

Table of Content: March 2010; 2(2)

March 2010

Peri-urban dynamics and regional planning in Africa: Implications for building healthy cities

  Much as peri-urban zones in Africa are places of possible disaster outbreaks in terms of disease outbreaks and other social hazards due to their general lack of planning and institutional integration, they can act as cradles for building health cities. This is so for many practical reasons poised in the sustainable development framework – the prevalence of horticultural activities; their attractiveness...

Author(s):   Innocent Chirisa        

March 2010

A review of environmental entrepreneurship as an agenda for rural development: The case for Ghana

  The idea of “environmental entrepreneurship” exists in both the developed and the developing world, and the challenges and opportunities faced by this new industry are similar everywhere. This paper is designed to review and carefully synthesize some of the existing research about the characteristics of environmental entrepreneurs or green entrepreneurs that distinguishes them from regular...

Author(s):         Patrick Tandoh-Offin        

March 2010

Sustainable renewable energy resources, their development and applications

  People rely upon oil and this will continue for a few more decades. Other conventional sources may be more enduring, but are not without serious disadvantages. Power from natural resources has always had great appeal. Coal is plentiful, though there is concern about despoliation in winning it and pollution in burning it. Nuclear power has been developed with remarkable timeliness, but is not universally...

Author(s):       Abdeen Mustafa Omer