Articles by Keyword: Sustainable Development

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  1. Safeguarding inheritance and enhancing the resilience of orphaned young people living in child- and youth-headed households in Tanzania and Uganda

    Safeguarding inheritance and enhancing the resilience of orphaned young people living in child- and youth-headed households in Tanzania and Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article explores the resilience of orphaned young people in safeguarding physical assets (land and property) inherited from their parents and sustaining their households without a co-resident adult relative. Drawing on the concept of resilience and the sustainable livelihoods framework,...
  2. Sustainable African Built Environments

    Sustainable African Built Environments

    Carbon emission scenarios are used as key inputs to the sustainability and built environment strategies and policies of many developed countries. Decisions and direction in these are based on carbon emission models which show the optimum mix of interventions required...
  3. Innovating the Green Way: Natural Considerations for Sustainable Consumption

    Innovating the Green Way: Natural Considerations for Sustainable Consumption

    Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can – there will always come a time when you will be grateful for what you did… Sarah Caldwell The five natural elements (Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Sky), the...
  4. Industrial development for Africa: Trade, technology and the role of the state

    Industrial development for Africa: Trade, technology and the role of the state

    The discourse on the nature of the developmental state and industrial policy options for Africa has become central to debates on how to promote overall growth and prosperity in the continent. This article poses a fundamental question on the nature...
  5. Management Theory, Research and Practice for Sustainable Development in Africa: A Commentary from a Practitioner's Perspective

    Management Theory, Research and Practice for Sustainable Development in Africa: A Commentary from a Practitioner's Perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    In this article we give a synthesis of the argument that inadequate management theory and practice have contributed to Africa's lack of sustainable development. The article is based on a keynote address by the Governor of the Bank of Botswana,...
  6. Addressing sustainability in hotel management education: designing a curriculum based on input from key stakeholders

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    This paper reports on combining generic reference points that can be distilled from literature with the analysis of 18 face-to-face interviews with relevant stakeholders as input for designing a sustainability course within a (higher education) hotel management curriculum. The train of thought...
  7. Looking from a local lens: Inbound tour operators and sustainable tourism in Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    Few empirical studies on sustainable tourism take into account the perspective of developing countries’ actors. This is even the case in debates about the need to adapt sustainability’s definitions to the context of developing countries. The present study aims at giving a...
  8. Integrating indigenous knowledge into appropriate technology development and implementation

    Integrating indigenous knowledge into appropriate technology development and implementation

    Appropriate Technology (AT) implementation should foster community empowerment and sustainability. Successful implementation requires community engagement throughout - technology conceptualization, development, implementation, assessment and impact evaluation. Development professionals should be sensitive to socio-cultural context and respect local knowledge, part of the...
  9. Ethics and extinction: Micro versus macro appropriate technology

    Ethics and extinction: Micro versus macro appropriate technology

    Ethical theory and technology practice raise two primary questions. First, what are the ethical principles driving sustainable appropriate technology? Second, what are the viable applications of those principles with respect to alternative appropriate technologies? The hypothesis of this study is...
  10. Workplace innovation influence on occupational safety and health

    Workplace innovation influence on occupational safety and health

    Innovation is an important science for the sustainable development of any country. Workplace innovation brings radical change in the workers’ environment, thereby enhancing the profitability of companies. However, most research and discussion of innovations are focussed on product development and/or...