The Human Environment and Sustainable Environmental Education

  • Wapula N. RaditloanengEmail author
  • Morgen Chawawa


Environmental education issues and problems are a focus of MDG 7. For poverty reduction, universal primary education, gender equity, reduction of child mortality and improvement of maternal health, reduction of deaths from AIDS, environmental sustainability and enhanced partnerships for development, there must be sensitivity to cross cutting environmental issues as they affect any achievements that can be made in each of the MDGs. However, since the main theme of this chapter is environmental issues, the chapter contents are more aligned to MDG 7 and how environmental education is a factor in poverty reduction.


Gender equity Child mortality Maternal health Environmental issues MDG 7 Environmental education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Education, Department of Adult EducationUniversity of BotswanaGaboroneBotswana
  2. 2.Botho UniversityGaboroneBotswana

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