Evaluation of Stakeholder Involvement towards a Comprehensive Reduction of Industrial Land Pollution around the Douala Metropolis, Cameroon

Billa Cyprian Nkem

Studenteropgave: Speciale

Abstrakt

The protection of the land from Industrial pollution continues to be an environmental onus for the Cameroonian society today. This is evidenced in urban areas with relatively high industrial concentration. This work sought to critically identify and present a detail analysis of the efforts made by the government and all relevant stakeholders towards reducing the emission of industrial effluents on the local terrestrial environment. A case study was conducted in Douala the largest metropolis in the country, to underscore these problems. It was observed that despite the existence of some impressive regulatory prescriptions charted out by the government in recent decades, continuous weak governance, inadequate human and financial resources, the presence of very few waste incineration plants and ineptitude regulatory implementation mechanisms amongst others, all pose serious impediments and challenges. The project thus outlines some of these defects and recommends suggestions whereby all stakeholders can concert together to wholly address and ameliorate the situation.

UddannelserTekSam - miljøplanlægning, (Bachelor/kandidatuddannelse) Kandidat
SprogEngelsk
Udgivelsesdato1 maj 2009

Emneord

  • Douala
  • Cameroon
  • Industrial
  • Soil
  • Emission
  • Land pollution
  • Stakeholders
  • Environmental regulation
  • Contamination