Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa

Vol.5, No.2




Letter From the Editor

About the Contributors


Photograph by Marshall James



Private Sector Development and Poverty Alleviation: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa

Ferdinand C. Nwafor


Globalization, Democracy, Poverty; The African Experience at the onset of the 21st Century

Yanji K. Djamba


Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development in Cameroon

Charles Takoyoh Eyong


Adoption of Cotton I. P. M. in Zimbabwe: The Role of Technology Awareness and Pesticide-Related Health Risks

Blessing M. Maumbe and Scott M. Swinton


African Sustainable Transport by Numbers (Tables and Figures in Article)

A.A. Rassafi and M. Vaziri


The Impact of Population Growth on Botswanai Economic Growth

Emmanuel Anoruo and Habtu Braha

Book Reviews

E.O. Wilson and Frances M. Peter (editors). 1988. Biodiversity. National Academy Press. Washington D.C.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Thomas Caroline and Peter Wilkin. (eds).1995. Globalization, Human Security and the African Experience. Lynne Reinner Publishers. Bboulder, Colorado. Vii + 206 pp. + Index.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Phillip G. Le Prestre (ed). 2002. Governing Global Biodiversity: The Evolution and Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Ashgate: Burlington, Vermont.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Paul R. Portney and Robert N. Stavins (eds). 2000. Public Policies Enviromental Protection (second edition) Resources for the Future. Washington D.C.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna and Salah el-Haggar. 2001. People and Pollution: Cultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt. The American University in Cairo Press.

Reviewed by Valentine James


World Bank & Oxford University Press. 2002. Globalization, Growth, and Poverty: Building an Inclusive World Economy: A World Bank Policy Research Report. World Bank. Washington D.C., Oxford University Press, New York.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Marylyn Porter and Ellen Judd (eds). 1999. Feminists Doing Development: A Practical Critique. Zed Books New York.

Reviewed by Kofi Johnson


Keith B. Richburg. 1991. Out of America: A Blackman Confronts Africa. Basic Books New York.

Reviewed by Ike Egudu


Uma Kothari and Martin Minoque (eds.) 2002. Development Theory and Practice: Critical Perspectives. Palagrave (St. Francis Press)

Reviewed by Valentine James


The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank. 2002. Global Economic Prospects and the Developing Countries. The World Bank. Washington D.C.

Review by Valentine James


National Academy Press. 1995. Wetlands: Characteristics and Boundaries. National Academy Press. Washington D.C.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Council on Foreign Relations. 2002. Globalization: Challenge and Opportunity. W. W. Norton and Company. New York, N.Y.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Moses N. Kiggundu. Managing Globalization in Developing Countries and Transition Economics: Building Capacities for a Changing World. Praeger: Westport, Connecticut.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Frans J. Schuurman (ed.) 2001. Globalization and Development Studies: Challenges for the 21st Century. Stage Publications. London.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Wayne Parsons. 1995. Public Policy: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Policy Analysis. Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc. Cheltenham, U.K., Northampton, MA, USA.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Jyoti Parikh and Hemant Dayte (eds.). 2003. Sustainable Management of Wetlands: Biodiversity and Beyond. Sage Publications. New Delhi, India/Thousand Oaks, California.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Vandana Shiva and Gitanjali Bedi (eds). 2002. Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security: The Impact of Globalization. Sage Publications. India Pvt. LTd. New Delhi, India. 489 pp. + Index. Hardcover. Price unknown.

Reviewed by Valentine James