TY - CHAP A1 - Linda Godfrey A2 - Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed A3 - Kidane Giday Gebremedhin A4 - Jamidu H.Y. Katima A5 - Suzan Oelofse A6 - Oladele Osibanjo A7 - Ulf Henning Richter A8 - Arsène H. Yonli ED1 - Norbert Edomah Y1 - 2020-08-19 PY - 2020 T1 - Solid Waste Management in Africa: Governance Failure or Development Opportunity? N2 - Regional development is a broad term but can be seen as a general effort to reduce regional disparities by supporting (employment and wealth-generating) economic activities in regions. In the past, regional development policy tended to try to achieve these objectives by means of large-scale infrastructure development and by attracting inward investment” (OECD, 2014).A territorial and regional approach to development is crucial in addressing regional challenges, regional economic competitiveness, and reducing socio-economic discrepancies. This book provides a forum to articulate and discuss Africa’s regional development issues in view of the rising opportunities within the African region. This volume contains 14 chapters and is organized in four sections: Introduction; Industry, Trade and Investment in Africa; Agricultural Services and the Water-energy-food Nexus in Africa; and Environmental and Cultural Dimensions to Africa’s Regional Development. BT - Regional Development in Africa SP - Ch. 14 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.86974 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.86974 SN - 978-1-78985-238-7 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-24 ER -