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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991

    This document focuses on African compendium of environment statistics. This is the first edition of the African Compendium of Environment Statistics. It is in many ways experimental and covers a limited range of topics but it is intended that future editions will cover a wider range of data and will include more comment and analysis. Environment statistics is a relatively new branch of statistics and very few African countries have yet started systematic data collection or have any statisticians trained in this branch.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1991

    This document focuses on African compendium of environment statistics 1991. The topics covered in this edition include population density, land use, irrigation, round wood production, agro climatologically conditions, urbanization and disasters related to the environment.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2003

    Africa is the fastest urbanizing region in the world, with the population doubling almost every

    20 years. The rural population is growing at a rate of 2.5 per cent per annum, while the urban

    population is experiencing 5-10 per cent growth per annum. Urbanization becomes a source

    of concern when the challenges it poses are far beyond the national management capacity.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 1992

    Habitat: United Nations Conference of Human Settlements, held in Vancouver in 1976, recommended that 'A national policy for human settlements and the environments should be an integral part of any national economic and social development policy.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1993

    This second issue of the biennial series of the African Compendium of

    Environment Statistics, presents environmental and environment-related data for the African region. Like the first issue, it is also in many ways experimental but covers wider topics. A special feature of this issue is greenhouse gas emissions and mineral production in Africa.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 1964

    La législation relative à l'urbanisme ou pour reprendre l'expression

    précitée, la legislation relative aux activites qui consistent à organiser l'urbanisrae et l'aménanement du térritoire, est, pour autant que j'achède création assez récente.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2011
    Africa, Western Africa

    The report considers the critical issues providing the context for discussing land issues affecting West Africa as a region. These include the political, social and economic context, colonial legacy and legal plural systems, the operations of regional economic communities and other regional initiatives, impact of demography, migration and urbanization, conflicts and post-conflict issues, as well as shared resources and ecosystems.

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