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The making of the Nigerian environmental policy

The making of the Nigerian environmental policy

Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Goals and Guidelines of the National Environmental Policy ... Programme (UNEP) (FEPA monograph)

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Published by Federal Environmental Protection Agency .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9192075M
ISBN 109783126709
ISBN 109789783126701
OCLC/WorldCa32477836

Interest in Nigerian oil originated in with an ordinance making any oil and mineral under Nigerian soil legal property of the Crown. By the colonial government had granted the state-sponsored company, Shell (then known as Shell D'Arcy) a monopoly over the exploration of all minerals and petroleum throughout the entire colony. covers policy pronouncements by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). It also contains select articles on tax, transfer pricing and regulatory issues across the various sectors of the Nigerian economy. The outlook for Nigerian tax environment looks promising if theFile Size: 2MB. The History of Environmental Policy and Pollution of Water Sources in Nigeria (): The Way Forward, Research Report N0. 72, Development Policy Center Ibadan. Agbu, O. (). ‘’Oil and Environmental Conflicts’’, in Salihu, H. A (Edited) Nigeria. the environment, biodiversity conservation and sustainable development of Nigerian's natural resources in general and environmental technology, including initiation of policy related to environmental research and technology, among other function. (S.4 Decree No. 59 )File Size: KB.


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Get this from a library. The making of the Nigerian environmental policy: proceedings of the International Workshop on the Goals and Guidelines of the National Environmental Policy for Nigeria, th September,organised by Environmental Planning and Protection Division (EPPD), Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Lagos, in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme.

Nigeria’s environmental policy is aimed at achieving sustainable development in the country and, in particular, at securing for all Nigerians a quality environment adequate for their health and well-being; conserve and use the natural environment and resources for the benefit of present and future generations; restore, maintain and enhance.

The Nature of Policy Making in Nigeria Policy making and implementation has been classified the instrument of every political system. Policy is used to address fundamental issues. According to Obikezie and Obi (), consider policy to be “controlling rule towards the understanding of. The participation of communities in the process of environmental decision-making in Nigeria and the Niger Delta region in particular is a relatively new process.

History of environmental policy making. Public policies aimed at environmental protection date back to ancient times. The earliest sewers were constructed in Mohenjo-daro (Indus, or Harappan, civilization) and in Rome (ancient Roman civilization), which date back some 4, years and.

environmental policy and sustainable development in nigeria It should be noted that the achievement of individual potential through the state is a function of the carrying capacity of the earth (environment).File Size: KB.

was absorbed and the ministry became the highest policy making body responsible for addressing environmental issues in Nigeria, including conservation of biodiversity. In pursuit of the policy objectives as enunciated, an overriding concern is to alleviate poverty and increase the per capita income of Nigerians (6).

Consequently,File Size: KB. Public policy making and implementation is a very critical area that both government and non-governmental organizations are at divergent opinions in the process of making and implementing such programmes and activities. Public policy itself refers to all authorized means devised by government in order to achieve its stated goals and by: 2.

Managing Nigeria’s Environment: The Unresolved Issues environment is covered by the Nigerian environmental policy. in Japan's environmental policy-making and give an historical review of. Environmental Policy and its Enforcement in Nigeria What is the basis of environmental policy in Nigeria and which agencies/bodies administer and enforce environmental law.

The basis of environmental policy in Nigeria is contained in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Size: 56KB.

The Journal of Nigerian Environmental Society is an open access journal that provides rapid publication (quarterly) of articles in all areas of Environmental issues, such as Environmental Microbiology and Public Health, Ecology, Applied Sciences, Geology, Socio-economics, Legislative and Engineering principles and Environmental management.

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from where she was when the policy to end gas flaring was formulated, when this projection was made. Clearly, the preceding information is an indirect indication of environmental policies and strategies inadequacies or out-right failure within the oil and gas industry of Nigeria.

Size: 3MB. The paper contends that environmental planning concern and other developmental efforts are inseparable. In view of the delicate balance between man and his physical environment, Nigeria must develop a growing and more realistic approach to environmental planning and education: the elements it should be made from, how it should be done, and who should receive it are by: 2.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Environmental protection is a topical and controversial issue of contemporary Third World development.

As a result of the growing crisis of environment and development as well as issues of global environmental balance, divergent views and proposals have been put forward by external governments, international agencies, and environmental groups in resolving the environmental Cited by:   This book will be of great interest to undergraduate students (as further reading) and post-graduate students, academics, researchers, relevant government agencies and departments, policy-makers and NGOs in the fields of international environmental law, environmental justice, environmental/natural resource management, development studies and Cited by: 3.

Role of the Legislators in Environmental Governance in Nigeria Stephen Adi Odey Ph.D Department of Sociology, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria, [email protected] 1. INTRODUCTION A legislature is a decision-making organization, a member of this organization is called aFile Size: KB.

The conference on ‘participation and stakeholder involvement in education policy making’ is built upon the results of the study on education councils ordered by EUNEC. We will have the opportunity to learn from each other about our role as advisory bodies, about the essence of our existence; I hopeFile Size: 2MB.

Legislations on environmental development improved during this period we had various Nigerian legislations ; on the environment11 and some of them are still in operation today. Provisions of Some Environmental Laws and Regulations in Nigeria Environmental laws are worthless except they are effectively Size: 2MB.

In simplifi ed terms, environmental policy instruments can be said to link policy development and decision-making to policy implementation. Starting from policy development, the policy problem is translated into operational goals, the appropriate instruments are cho sen, and their implementation achieves the by: Explain some of the factors that can influence public policy, including public opinion, economic conditions, technological change, and interest groups.

Identify ways that different stakeholders can influence the operating context of sustainable business. Public policy is a complex and multifaceted process. It involves the interplay of many parties.

The federal republic of Nigeria is a country situated on the west coast of Africa, abutting the Gulf of Guinea, lying between °N, °a has a land area of approximatelykm 2 and shares land borders with Benin to the west, Niger to the north, Chad to the northeast and east, and Cameroon to the east and southeast.

The country also has sovereign control over a marine Author: Oluwatosin M. Olarinmoye, Obih A. Ugwumba, Folalu O.

Awe. How to cite this article: Siyanbola W, Adeyeye A, Olaopa O and Hassan O () Science, technology and innovation indicators in policy-making: the Nigerian experience.

Palgrave Communications. 2 Cited by: 6. Professor Zhou Ke believes that the numerous number of environmental laws did not mean good quality equally; problems with the system design of environmental laws are the root cause of poor effects about environmental protection work; people have no qualification to talk about the completeness of Nigeria's environmental legislation because.

National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (also known as NESREA) is an environmental agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria that was established by law in to "ensure a cleaner and healthier environment for Nigerians".

The agency functions as a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Environment and is headed by a Director General who is also the chief Headquarters: Abuja, Nigeria. This third edition of the publication Environmental Law and Policy in Namibia – Towards Making Africa the Tree of Life comes at a timely moment both nationally and internationally as the country tackles diverse and numerous environmental and developmental challenges while the world has agreed to a new set of ambitious global goals for.

On the issue of animal rights, Nigerian public policy is even less conclusive. There are some non-systematic regulations regarding endangered animals, the transportation of animals into the country, and animal cruelty legislation inherited from Britain and enshrined into the constitution and Nigeria’s criminal code.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IN NIGERIA: TWO DECADES AFTER THE KOKO INCIDENT DR. GOZIE OGBODO* I. INTRODUCTION Prior to JuneNigeria responded to most environmental problems on an ad hoc basis.l Although the Nigerian Criminal Code2 contained some provlSlons in the with respect to certain environmental.

The history of environmental policy and pollution of water sources in Nigeria (): The way forward Joseph Akinkugbe Adelegan Department of Civil Engineering, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. e-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT Water pollution has continued to generate unpleasant implications for health and economicFile Size: 86KB.

The study examines the problems of book publishing industry in Nigeria as books are effective medium of communication for intellectualism. Issues like poor financing, government regulation, poor reading culture, piracy and dearth of expertise were interrogated.

The study is descriptive and data sourced from secondary Size: 90KB. Definition: This entry lists the most pressing and important environmental problems. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Acidification - the lowering of soil and water pH due to acid precipitation and deposition usually through precipitation; this process disrupts ecosystem nutrient flows and may kill freshwater fish and plants dependent on more neutral or.

Environmental Statistics are some of the most important data required for the various aspects of socio-economic planning and environmental monitoring at the local and national levels in the economy. Almost all socio-economic activities of man affect the environment, hence environmental statistics cut File Size: KB.

developmental aspirations. However, the Nigerian environment today is faced with many problems, arising from the impacts of human activities and natural phenomenon. EIA concept and legal basis in Nigeria Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study is a File Size: KB.

Focusing on the Nigerian Fourth Republic’s National Assembly (present), this book discusses in detail the ways in which the national assembly has handled each of its major functions, the nature of the relationship between the assembly and the legislature, and the institutional mechanism through which its internal business is facilitated.

The Nigerian constriction, for one, makes provision for environmental protection and management in secti 20, 33 and Section 33 and 34 guarantee right to land and human dignity and it is said to associate with the necessity for safe and healthy environment.

Fashion Police Nigeria: What. The Nigerian Enterprises Promotion Decree provided that at least 60% equity participation in book publishing must be by Nigerian nationals. Although the number of indigenous publishers has risen in recent times, the former are still the most prominent in the country (Ike,p.1).

a National Policy on the Environment was developed. This is the main working document for the preservation and protection of the Nigerian environment. States and Local Government Councils were also encouraged to establish their own environmental regulatory bodies for the purpose of maintaining good environmental quality as it applies to their.

These environmental dimensions are just a subset of a larger array of environmental concerns that threaten energy security including land pollution, forestry, and biodiversity loss. 1 Table 1 summarizes the four environmental dimensions of energy security in Asia and the Pacific discussed inCited by: 8.

The environmental stakeholders are under moral and legal obligations to protect and enhance the natural environment. They can do this by combating destructive environmental projects; promoting environmental sustainability of natural resources, good environmental policy/practice; and striving for environmental justice.

The book provides environmental stakeholders from all backgrounds including students, administrators, lawyers, government representatives, judges, analysts and pundits, a ready tool to digest, assimilate, understand and appreciate the legal and institutional framework for environmental regulation and protection in : Damilola S.

Olawuyi.Nigerian Public Policy and Public Futility Two issues have dominated public policy making in Nigeria since it gained its independence—democratization and development.

No government—civilian or military—has made much lasting progress on either front, giving rise to the widespread futility and dissatisfaction that characterizes political.The awareness in Nigeria to maintain a good environmental quality, led to the establishment of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (FEPA) incharged with the responsibility for the protection and development of the Nigerian environment, including policy initiation in relation to environmental research and technology.