Environment, Development, and Sustainability
perspectives and cases from around the world
Edited by Gordon Wilson, Pam Furniss, and Richard Kimbowa
A The Open University Publication
Gordon Wilson is a Senior Lecturer in Technology and Development at the Open University, where he is Director of the inter-faculty Environment, Development and International Studies Programme. His research interests are in collective knowledge construction and the role of scientists, technologists, and other professional agents in development practice. He has undertaken research in Zimbabwe, Uganda, and Algeria. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Pamela Furniss is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Systems at the Open University. She has many years experience of writing teaching materials for the university on a wide range of environmental subjects, principally in the areas of water resource management. She was Course Team Chair for the production of Environmental decision making: a systems approach (T863).
Richard Kimbowa works for Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD), a local membership advocacy NGO. He is an alumnus of the OU's M.Sc Development Mangement Programme (2003-2006). He is professionally interested in civil society as mechanisms and institutions to secure sustainable development.
Dina Abbott, University Reader in Development Geography at the University of Derby.
Barbara Banda, senior development practitioner, Southern Africa.
Isaac Banadda Nswa, Chemist and Waste Management Specialist, Uganda Environmental Protection Forum (UEPF).
Chris Blackmore, Senior Lecturer in Environment and Development, Open University.
Roger Blackmore ,Senior Lecturer and Staff Tutor, Open University.
Godfrey Boyle, Energy and Environment Research Unit, Open University and visiting professor, Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) University in Delhi.
Stephen Burnley, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Engineering, Open University.
Joanna Chataway, Professor of Biotechnology and Development, Open University.
David Cooke, Senior Lecturer and Staff Tutor, Open University.
Ben Crow, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California Santa Cruz.
Kerstin Danert, water and sanitation specialist for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Pamela Furniss, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Systems, Open University.
Kelly Sims Gallagher, Director of the Energy Technology Innovation Policy (ETIP), Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs.
Michael Gillman, Senior Lecturer in Biology, Open University.
Charlene Hewat, Chief Executive Officer, Environment Africa, Zimbabwe.
David Humphreys, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Policy, Open University.
Nicky Ison, Australian Student Environment Network (ASEN).
Petr Jehlicka, Lecturer in Environmental Geography, Open University.
Raphael Kaplinsky, Professor of International Development in the Development Policy and Practice Group, Open University.
Richard Kimbowa, Programme Manager, Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD).
Margaret Najjingo Mangheni, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Extension/Education, Makerere University, Uganda.
Adeline Muheebwa, Senior development practioner, Uganda.
Fred Onyai , National Environment Management Authority (NEMA).
Martin Reynolds, Lecturer in Systems, Open University
Peter Robbins,Senior Lecturer in Development Studies and Genomics, Open University.
Robin Roy, Professor of Design and Environment, Open University.
Sandrine Simon, Lecturer in Environmental System, Open University.
James Smith, Co-Director of the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh.
Mulondo Ssenkaali, Senior development and humanitarian practitioner, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Alan Thomas, Visiting Professor, Centre for Development Studies, University of Wales (Swansea) and the Open University.
James Warren, Lecturer and Staff Tutor, Open University.
Roger Wheater, Chairman The National Trust for Scotland;Deputy Chairman Scottish National Heritage.
Gordon Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Technology and Development, Open University.
Kevin Winter, Lecturer in the Environmental and Geographical Science Department, University of Cape Town.