Managing The Monster : Urban Waste And Governance In Africa

Author: Adepoju G. Onibokun
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: governance, africa, waste, urban, monster, managing
Number of Pages: 286
Published: 1999-05
ISBN-10: 0889368805
ISBN-13: 9780889368804

Book Description:

Managing the Monster critically examines urban governance in Africa, with particular reference to the serious problems and challenges posed by waste management. It describes, compares and appraises the situations in Abidjan, Dar es Salaam, Ibadan and Johannesburg, characterizing typical forms of governance and their successes and failures in dealing with the critical problem of mounting urban waste. It will interest researchers, academics, and students in African studies and urban planning; donor organizations worldwide working on urban issues; policy makers, municipal engineers, city managers, and urban planners, especially in Africa; and environmental and civic NGOs.

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