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Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: September 2011
  • Page count: 260
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 11.III.D.14

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This report sets out the background and context to the present-day conditions in Ogoniland, and provides a synthesis of UNEP's findings and gives a set of overarching recommendations to deal with thte multifaceted environmental challenges currently facing the Ogoni people. The assessment covers thematic issues of contaminated land, groundwater, surface water, sediments, vegetation, air pollution, public health and institutional reform. It represents the best available understanding as to what has happened to the environment of Ogoniland - and the corresponding implications for affected populations - and provides clear operational guidelines as to how that legacy can be addressed.