European Journal of Sustainable Development

Articles from Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014

African Union and the Developmental Transformation of Africa: Challenges, Achievement and Prospects
1. Introduction: African Underdevelopment in PerspectiveFifty years ago, after the demise of colonialism, Africa was expected to grow faster than Asia. Much hope was pinned on the continent as a result of the inherent potentials. Expectations were rife...
Basic Tools and Frameworks for Analyzing and Understanding Competitiveness within the Industry
1. IntroductionThe important objective for this paper is to provide a complete framework that helps in understanding the competitiveness, attractiveness and competitive strategies within an industry. Field of study and application will be the industry...
Biomonitoring of Fresh Water of Loktak Lake, India
1. IntroductionBiomonitor means the species that accumulate trace elements in their tissue and therefore can be used to monitor the availability of these elements in the particular environment where they survive. The ultimate aim in ecotoxicology is...
Conversion of Hazardous Motor Vehicle Used Tire and Polystyrene Waste Plastic Mixture into Useful Chemical Products
1. IntroductionThe generation of used tires in 2005 was estimated to be 2.5 million tonnes in North America, 2.5 million in Europe, and 0.5-1.0 million in Japan, which means 6 kg (approximately the weight of a car tire) per inhabitant and year in these...
Developing Streamflow Model for Sustainable Rural Water Supply at Ndimoko, Imo State, Nigeria
1. IntroductionWater resources engineers and hydrologists in the developing and underdeveloped countries are often posed with lack of adequate hydrologic data and invariably lack of hydrologic modeling which are necessary for the analysis and design...
Factors Limiting Small-Scale Farmers' Access and Use of Tractors for Agricultural Mechanization in Abuja, North Central Zone, Nigeria
1. IntroductionNigeria is one of the countries in the World that is blessed with both human and material resources (UKAID, 2012). In terms of human resources, Nigeria has an estimated population of about 163 million people (NBS, 2012) that are engaged...
From E-Learning 1.0 to E-Learning 2.0: Threats & Opportunities for Higher Education Institutions in the Developing Countries
1. IntroductionInformation and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are generating a new global economy, which gets its power from technology, fuel from information and knowledge takes the driving seat (Tinio, 2002). These technologies provide the electricity...
Impact on the Workers on the Closure of the Jute Mills in Bangladesh
1. IntroductionRapid industrialization is the policy of the government for the quick development of the country. Bangladesh is still not, an industrial country. At the initial stage of the independence of the country had a few industrial units. Without...
Issues, Challenges and Prospects of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Port-Harcourt City, Nigeria
1. IntroductionSmall and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) are generally regarded as the engine of economic growth and equitable development in developing economies. They are labour intensive, capital saving and capable of helping create most of the one...
Policy Choices and Challenges in Expanding Access to Finance for Growth in Rural Nigeria
1. IntroductionAccess to finance in general is fundamental to growth and development. A well functioning financial market assists in channeling funds to their most productive uses, and allocates risks to those who can best bear it. An efficient financial...
Prospects for Achieving Sustainable Development through the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria
1. IntroductionIt is common knowledge within development circle that development involves a physical reality and a state of mind. Through development process, the interactions between social, economic and institutional processes must be continually sustained...
Their Way or No Way: "Whiteness" as Agent for Marginalizing and Silencing Minority Voices in Academic Research and Publication
1. IntroductionThe undercurrents of the global academy are such that Western researchers and institutions have jurisdiction or control over the construction, reconstruction and dissemination of knowledge. However, there is a dearth in the literature...
Tourism Development Strategies, SWOT Analysis and Improvement of Albania's Image
1. IntroductionIt is impossible to start analysing the image of a country without first mentioning the main concepts established in literature with this regard. For this reason, the first section analyses the latest views in tourism field, some of the...
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