TITLE

Environmental Pollution and Challenges of Environmental Governance in Nigeria

AUTHOR(S)
Amokaye, Oludayo G.
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
British Journal of Arts & Social Sciences;2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The aim of this article is identify, analyse and articulate the rationale for the failure of environmental governance in Nigeria. It identified various environmental challenges confronting Nigeria and justification for regulation. This paper focused on strategies that will increase the efficiency of environmental regulation and ensure the optimal maximization of social and environmental welfare. Drawing from the economic analysis of legal rules this paper identified normative reasons for the poor formulation and implementation of environmental law in Nigeria which resulted in increased pollution and environmental injustice. The paper concluded by proffering practical regulatory techniques that can challenge policymaker to improve environment governance in Nigeria. On the basis of our analysis, innovate environmental governance strategy may be identified and new solutions developed.
ACCESSION #
84686203

 

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