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Volume 6, 62-70, June 2003
ISSN 1438-7890
 
African Journal of Environmental Assessment and Management
Revue africaine de gestion et d’évaluation environnementales
 

CHALLENGES OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT IN ERITREA A CASE STUDY

 

R. Srikanth

 

The paper highlights the key issues in environmental management in Eritrea, a newly independent country in the horn of Africa. It delves into the traditional land tenure system in the country and discusses the factors responsible for land degradation and loss of forest cover. Issues related to water pollution, solid waste disposal, sanitation and health are also discussed. The paper also analyzes weaknesses affecting environmental management in the country and recommends a way forward.

 
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