ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

AN OVERVIEW

  • Philip Boma Aaron
Keywords: Environmental management, sustainable development, environmental sustainability policy gaps

Abstract

In Nigeria, there is an increased level of environmental issues associated with living in the environment. However, successive Nigerian administrations from the colonial era paid little attention to this environmental issues resulting to
environmental degradation. The paper examines environmental management and sustainable development in Nigeria. The concept of Environmental management and sustainable development were examined and applied to the Nigerian context. The findings of this paper show that environmental sustainability policy gaps, inadequate implementation of existing environmental policies and practices that exist which militate against environmental sustainability. The paper presents some useful recommendations that are aimed at sustaining environmental issues in Nigeria

Published
2019-03-12
How to Cite
Aaron, P. (2019). ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA. The Melting Pot, 4(1). Retrieved from https://journals.aphriapub.com/index.php/TMP/article/view/716
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