Managing the monster: urban waste and governance in Africa by Adepoju G. Onibokun
By Adepoju G. Onibokun
Coping with the Monster seriously examines city governance in Africa, with specific connection with the intense difficulties and demanding situations posed by way of waste administration. It describes, compares and appraises the events in Abidjan, Dar es Salaam, Ibadan and Johannesburg, characterizing usual sorts of governance and their successes and screw ups in facing the severe challenge of mounting city waste. it's going to curiosity researchers, lecturers, and scholars in African stories and concrete making plans; donor enterprises all over the world engaged on city matters; coverage makers, municipal engineers, urban managers, and concrete planners, particularly in Africa; and environmental and civic NGOs.
Read or Download Managing the monster: urban waste and governance in Africa PDF
Best waste management books
The always expanding human inhabitants, has led to a tremendous call for for processed and packaged meals. because of this call for, quite a lot of water, air, electrical energy and gas are ate up each day for nutrients processing, transportation and upkeep reasons. even supposing none of the such a lot seriously polluting, the foodstuff does give a contribution to the rise in quantity of waste produced in addition to to the strength expended to take action.
During this landmark set of papers, specialists from worldwide current the most recent and so much promising techniques to either the speculation and perform of powerful environmental administration. to accomplish sustainable improvement, businesses and person voters needs to agree to environmental legislation and laws.
This hugely sensible reference provides for the 1st time in one quantity all kinds of environmental degradation a steel compound may possibly suffer in the course of its processing, garage, and repair. Clarifying common and localized corrosion results, Environmental Degradation of Metals describes the consequences of atmospheric publicity, high-temperature gases, soil, water, vulnerable and robust chemical substances, liquid metals, and nuclear radiation.
Agro-industrial Wastes as Feedstock for Enzyme construction: follow and take advantage of the rising and beneficial Use innovations of Waste Biomass explores the present cutting-edge bioprocesses in enzyme creation utilizing agro-industrial wastes with appreciate to their new release, present equipment of disposal, the issues confronted by way of waste and rules, and capability value-added protocols for those wastes.
- Application of Phytotechnologies for Cleanup of Industrial, Agricultural and Wastewater Contamination
- Assessment of Processing Gelled GB M55 Rockets at Anniston
- Nuclear Waste: A Technological and Political Challenge
- On Garbage
- Emerging Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water Treatment
Additional resources for Managing the monster: urban waste and governance in Africa
The contractual agreement for the removal of household refuse distinguishes three categories of urban solid waste: All types of household refuse, ash, broken glass or crockery, and all sweepings and residues that are deposited in individual or collective dustbins placed in front of residences or along public roads; Residues from schools, barracks, hospitals, hostels, prisons, and public buildings, assembled in designated locations in prescribed receptacles; and Objects discarded in public places and carcasses of small animals.
Source: Ministry of Environment, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire; CRI (1987). Page 14 A good reference study of the management of urban waste identifies four levels of intervention: planning, budgeting, execution, and control. Our analysis of each of the three main categories of waste will successively review The brief history of the management of liquid, solid, and industrial waste; The components of sectoral policies and management mechanisms; The actors and their responsibilities, the perception and exercise of these responsibilities, the competition for influence, the points of friction and their impact on the service rendered, the resources, and the results; and The evaluation of the management system in place and recommendations.
This book attempts to characterize waste-management systems in Africa within the framework of governance. It pursues the governance debate and how it helps us to deepen our understanding of urban problems in Africa. It has six chapters. Chapter 1 is an overview of the governance debate in Africa, focusing on the various ways governance is conceptualized. It concludes that to move the debate forward, we need to operationalize the concepts by applying them to a specific aspect of urban management in Africa — in this case, urban waste.