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Regional Perspectives

Legal Instruments for Sustainable Soil Management in Africa

Editors: Yahyah, H., Ginzky, H., Kasimbazi, E., Kibugi, R., Ruppel, O.C. (Eds.)

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  • Addresses key topics in sustainable soil management in Africa
  • Informs readers about the tenure rights systems in Africa and its relevance for soil protection
  • Offers an indispensable tool for all academics, legislators and policymakers working in this field
  • Combines theoretical insights and empirical findings
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This book presents an important discussion on future options for sustainable soil management in Africa from various perspectives, including national soil protection regulations, the role of tenure rights, the work of relevant international institutions such as the UNCCD and FAO, and regional and international cooperation.

This first volume of the new subseries Regional Perspectives to the International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy includes contributions by African and international experts alike. Given the range of key topics covered, the book offers an indispensable tool for all academics, legislators and policymakers working in this field.

The “International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy – Regional Perspectives” series discusses central questions in law and politics that concern the protection and sustainable management of soil and land in different regions of the world.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • From Desertification to Land Degradation Neutrality: The UNCCD and the Development of Legal Instruments for Protection of Soils

    Pages 1-13

    Byron-Cox, Richard

  • In Salvation of African Soils: Exploring the Window of Opportunity Through Nationally Determined Contributions to Implement Sustainable Soil Management

    Pages 15-33

    Kibugi, Robert

  • Good Governance for “Sustainable Management of Soil” on National and International Level: How to Do It?

    Pages 35-54

    Ginzky, Harald

  • Legal and Regulatory Framework for the Agriculture Sector in Uganda

    Pages 55-78

    Kasimbazi, Emmanuel

  • Land Conservation in the Albertine Graben Region of Uganda: A Critical Analysis of the Legal Regimes

    Pages 79-99

    Kassim, Wahab

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Hardcover $139.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Legal Instruments for Sustainable Soil Management in Africa
Editors
  • Hadijah Yahyah
  • Harald Ginzky
  • Emmanuel Kasimbazi
  • Robert Kibugi
  • Oliver C. Ruppel
Series Title
Regional Perspectives
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-36004-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-36004-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-36003-0
Series ISSN
2524-4094
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 219
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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