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Main Title Chemistry for Sustainable Development in Africa [electronic resource] /
Author Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Eloff, Jacobus Nicolaas.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer,
Year Published 2013
Call Number GE196
ISBN 9783642296420
Subjects Environmental sciences. ; Food science. ; Biochemistry. ; Public health. ; Renewable energy sources. ; Environmental chemistry. ; Sustainable development.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Collation XIV, 258 p. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Health; Biodiversity Utilisation (Including Phytomedicine, Metabolism of Antiparasitic Drugs and Pharmacogenetics, Role of Flavonoids and Isoflavonoids, Sustainable Biodiesel Production, Antifungal Properties of Plant Extract) -- Emerging Areas and Technologies (Including Computational Chemistry Research, Geochemistry, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology) -- International Collaboration - Relevance for Development in Africa (Including the International Programme in the Chemical Sciences (IPICS), International Collaboration with a View to Containing Outbreak of Emerging Infectious Diseases Through Bioprospection). Chemistry for Sustainable Development in Africa' gives an insight into current Chemical research in Africa. It is edited and written by distinguished African scientists and includes contributions from Chemists from Northern, Southern, Western, Eastern, Central and Island state African Countries. The core themes embrace the most pressing issues of our time, including Environmental Chemistry, Renewable Energies, Health and Human Well-Being, Food and Nutrition, and Bioprospecting and Commercial Development. This book is invaluable for teaching and research institutes in Africa and worldwide, private sector entities dealing with natural products from Africa, as well as policy and decision-making bodies and non-governmental organizations.