Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa

Vol.6, No.1


    Letter from the Editor

    About the Contributors




Photograph by Marshall James



The Role of Biological Diversity and Sustainability in the Conservation and Preservation of the Environment

Martin Andreas Wienecke


Economic Development Agenda for Bayelsa State of Nigeria : An Advisor's Opinion

Augustine. A. Ikein


Socio-Economic and Environmental Challenges and the Quest for Sustainable Development in Nigeria 's Oil Rich Niger Delta: A Commentary

Augustine A. Ikein


Infusing African Indigenous Knowledge in Global Environmental Discourse: Rethinking “Development” in South Africa

Nene Ernest Khalema


Impact of Capital/ Investment, Technology and Other Factors on the Economic Development of Nigeria

O. A. Odiase – Alegimenle


A thinly-based Economy: The Discussion of impacts of diamonds and beef industries on the Botswana Economy

Botswiri Oupa Tsheko




Garcia-Zamor, Jean-Claude. 2001. Administrative Ethics and Development Administration. University Press of America , Lanham , Maryland , N.Y. , N.Y. Price: Unknown xiv + 158 pp. + bibliography + index

Reviewed by Valentine James


Harris, G. Paul (editor). 2001. The Environment, International Relations and U.S. Foreign Policy. Georgetown University Press, Washington D.C. Paperback. Price: Unknown. IX + 267 pp + index

Reviewed by Valentine James


Moulton, Jeanne, Karen Mundy, Michael Welmond, and James Williams. 2002. Education Reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa: Paradise Lost? Greenwood Press. Westport , Connecticut . London . Price: US $68.95. xi +212 pages + Bibliography +index.

Reviewed by Valentine James

Rosenthal, H. Joel (ed.). 1999. Ethics and International Affairs: A Reader (Second Edition) Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs. Georgetown University Press. Washington D.C. Paperback. Price: Unknown. xii + 484 pages.

Reviewed by Valentine James

Sutcliffe, Bob. 2001. 100 Ways of Seeing an Unequal World . Zed Books. London & New York . Paperback. Price: Cloth: price: US $69.95 US $25.00. ix +287 pages

Reviewed by Valentine James


Hodges, Tony. 2003. Angola : Anatomy of an Oil State Indiana University Press, Bloomington , Indiana . xx + 219 pp + bibliography + index. Paper. Price: Unknown

Reviewed by Valentine James


Luken, A. Ralph and Paul Hesp (eds) .2003. Towards Sustainable Development in Industry? Reports from Seven Developing and Transition Economics . Edward Elgan: Cheltenham , United Kingdom . Northampton MA , USA . Cloth. Price: Unknown. Xxv+261 pages + index

Reviewed by Valentine James


Brown, R. Lester. 2003. Plan B: Rescuing a Planet under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble W.W. Norton & Company. New York . Paper. Price: US $16.00 xvii + 272 pages + index

Reviewed by Valentine James


Bruns, Barabara, Alain Mingart and Ramahatra Rakotomalala. 2003. Achieving Universal Primary Education By 2015: A Chance for Every Child. The World Bank. Washington D. C. Paper. Price: Unknown x + 241 pages + compact Disk (CD)

Reviewed by Valentine James


Hanson, G. Eric. 2002. The Culture of Strangers: Globalization, Localization and the Phenomenon of Exchange . University Press of America , Lanham ( Maryland ), N.Y, N.Y., Oxford . Paperback . Price: Unknown x + 355 pages + Bibliography + index

Reviewed by Valentine James


Adedeji, Adebayo, Onigu Otite, ‘Kunle Amuwo, Samuel Egwu, Inya Eteng, Sina Kawonise, Nnamdi Ofondu, Aja Okorie and Nuhu Yaqub. 1997. Nigeria : Renewal from the Roots? The Struggle for Democratic Development. Zed Books. London and New Jersey . XV + 226 pages + index.

Reviewed by Valentine James


Rwomire, Apollo (2001). Social Science Problems in Africa : New Visions . Praegar. West Port , Connecticut . List Price $67.95

Reviewed by Kofi Johnson


Global Development Finance: Striving for Stability in Development Finance . Washington , DC : The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank, 2003. Price: Unknown

Reviewed by Samuel Sampson