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Author Maconachie, Roy
Title Urban growth and land degradation in developing cities : change and challenges in Kano, Nigeria / Roy Maconachie
Imprint Aldershot ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2007
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HT384.N52 K366 2007    AVAILABLE    30520020678463
Descript xx, 194 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Series Kings SOAS studies in development geography
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-192) and index
Introduction -- Sustainability, land degradation and peri-urban expansion -- Historical background to farming in the Kano close-settled zone -- The area of study : the Kano close-settled zone -- Land, soil and sustainable livelihoods -- Urban pressure and woodland degradation : perceptions of tree cover change in the Kano close-settled zone -- Water quality, urban waste and sustainability -- Sustainability challenged? seeing beyond Kano's ʻpolitical-ecological footprint̓
Subject Urbanization -- Nigeria -- Kano Metropolitan Area
Regional planning -- Nigeria -- Kano Metropolitan Area
Land degradation -- Nigeria -- Kano Metropolitan Area
Sustainable development -- Nigeria -- Kano Metropolitan Area
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