Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development

Climate Change and the Environment

Authors: Sanneh, Edward Saja

  • Illustrates a systems thinking approach to sustainable development
  • Highlights the interconnectedness of development issues
  • Presents the issues and challenges of providing health care in rural communities
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This book presents a systems thinking approach in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals for sustainable national development in vulnerable countries. Systems thinking is a process for understanding the interrelationships among the key components of a system; this book illustrates sustainable development as a system. Key environmental issues are discussed showing their relationship to socioeconomic aspects of development, in the light of increased climate threats and environmental disasters.





About the authors

Dr. Edward Saja Sanneh obtained a Higher National Diploma in Public Health at the Gambia College in 2001. Six years later, on a Gambia Government scholarship, he received a Master’s degree in environmental engineering from the prestigious National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) in Taiwan. He continued to a doctorate program, which he completed in August 2013 and then returned to The Gambia to serve as Minister of Energy between 2014 and 2016.Having worked as a Public Health Officer at the Kiang Karantaba Health Centre, the Serrekunda Health Centre and the Jammeh Foundation for Peace Hospital, Sanneh has a solid background in preventive health promotion and environmental sanitation coupled with a special interest on issues contributing to sustainable development of communities at the bottom of the pyramid. It is this background that has shaped the thoughts contained in this book. He speaks Chinese fluently.

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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Sanneh, Edward Saja

    Pages 1-11

  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy

    Sanneh, Edward Saja

    Pages 13-23

  • Access to Safe Drinking Water

    Sanneh, Edward Saja

    Pages 25-31

  • Access to Basic Health Care in Communities

    Sanneh, Edward Saja

    Pages 33-39

  • Climate Change Adaption

    Sanneh, Edward Saja

    Pages 41-53

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-70585-9
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-70584-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development
Book Subtitle
Climate Change and the Environment
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-70585-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-70585-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-70584-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 114
Number of Illustrations and Tables
21 b/w illustrations
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