Research Papers/Topics in Eco-Tourism and Wildlife Management

The Status, Diversity and some Aspects of Breeding Behaviour of Avian Species in Khartoum State with Emphasis on the Laughing Dove Streptopelia Senegalensis (2013-2014)

ABSTRACT  The Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis) is the most widespread species of Columbidae in Africa. There is no research done on this species in Sudan. Therefore, the present study aims to describe the breeding habits of the Laughing Dove in order to provide field data on breeding and breeding sites locations.Field observations were conducted on the breeding habits of the Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis) at Khartoum State, Sudan, from 2013 to 2014. Observations were made...

Accounting Information System And Financial Performance Of Financial Institutions In Uganda. A Case Study Of Pride Micro Finance Kabalagala Branch In Kampala.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVALACKNOWLEDGEMENTDEDICATIONTABLE OF CONTENTSABSTRACTLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSCHAPTERONEINTRODUCTION1.0 Introduction 11.lBackground of the study1.1.1 Historical Background 11.1.2 Theoretical Background 21.1.3 Conceptual Background 2.1.4 Contextual Background 31 .2 Problem Statement 4I.3Objectives of the study 41.3.lGeneral Objective 4I .3.2Specific objectives 4I .4Research questions s1.5 Scope of the study1.5.1 Subject scope s1.5.2 Geographical scope 51.5,3 Time s...

Tendering Process And Service Delivery In The Ugandan Local Government: A Case Study Of Buyende District, Eastern.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ........... ........... .. .................................................. .......... .. ......... .. ............................ .iAPPROVAL .............................. ... ............ ................ ............................................. .................. ........ iiDEDICATION ...... ................................... ................ .. .............. .. .............. ................ ....... : .............. iiiACKNOWLEDGMENT ... ....... ......

Tax Policies And Performance Of Small Scale Business Enterprises In Makindye Division A Case Study Luwafu Parish.

ABSTRACT~ax policies that are set by government and tax authorities have influenced small business notnly in Kampala district but also world over. This research looks at how tax policies haveffected performance of small businesses in Kampala District, taking Luwafu Parish, Makindyeivision as focus of study. The study has been presented chapter by chapter basing on thebjectives stated in chapter one subsection 1.4, which include; determining the effect of taxompliance on performance of small b...

The Impact Of Debt Management Strategies On Financial Performance Of Commercial Banks In Uganda (Centenary Bank Nakasero)

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVALDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivLIST OF TABLESLIST OF FIGURESLIST OF ACRONYMSTABLE OF CONTENTSABSTRACTCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 11 .0 Introduction 11.1 Back ground of the study 11.2 Statement of the problem 31.3 Purpose of the study 41.4 Specific Objectives 41.5 Research questions 41.6 Scope of the study 41.6.lTime scope 41.6.2 Geographical scope1.6.3 Subject scope1.7 Significance of the study s1.8 Conceptual framework 6CHAPTER rrwo 7VIIILITERATURE REVIEW ~2.0 ...

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE OF HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS IN UGANDA A CASE STUDY OF GGANDA HEALTH CENTRE FOUR IN WAKISO DISTRICT

ABSTRACTThis study examines financial management and the performance of a health care serviceorganization under three basic objectives and these include: financial management.performance of health care service originations and establishing the relationship of the twovariables.This study was cross sectional and combined both quantitative and qualitativeapproaches in data collection and presentation. A sample of 52 respondents was used toachieve the set objective. The study found out that, ther...

Bitumen Seepage And Its Effects On Biodiversity In Ondo State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT Biodiversity enhances capacity of ecosystems to provide food resources and sequestration services of pollutants in soil and water. Bitumen seepage could impact negatively on soil and vegetation, thereby reducing their value. Information on the impact of bitumen seepage on the abundance of biodiversity in Nigeria is scanty. In this study, effects of bitumen seepage on biodiversity were therefore investigated. The study was conducted in bitumen belt of Ondo state for three years, wit...

Population Status And Genetic Characteristics Of Forest Specialist And Generalist Birds In The Saadani-Pangani Ecosystem, Tanzania

EXTENDED ABSTRACT The Saadani-Pangani ecosystem form part of the east Africa coastal forests ― and these forests, sitting along the coast of eastern Africa appears as small dotted patches but their biodiversity value is remarkably high. For example, they host about 4,050 species of vascular plants with 43% of them being endemic. The forests are either protected in forest reserves, or occurs in lands under private ownership. However, these forests have traditionally been impaired by suppres...

Influence Of Habitat Characteristics On Rodent Abundance, Diversity And Occupancy In A Restored Lulanda Forest Reserve, Southern Tanzania

ABSTRACT Restoration of degraded natural areas to enhance genera conservation is widely gaining pace; however, effort geared at assessing response of animal community particularly in restored forests is still low. I used a CMR method to trap rodents and measured vegetation characteristics to examine the association of vegetation characteristics with rodent abundance, diversity and occupancy in a secondary forest 20 years after restoration. the results found first, five rodent genera were in ...

Distribution And Feeding Ecology Of Amphibian (Anuran) Species In Kimboza Forest Reserve In Morogoro District, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

ABSTRACT An assessment of the distribution and feeding ecology of amphibian (anuran) species of Kimboza Forest Reserve, Tanzania was conducted between March 2017 and April 2017. Visual encounter survey and capture methods were used to study the distribution of anurans. Captured animals were degutted and their gut contents were used in the study of feeding ecology. A total of 13 species of amphibian belonging to 7 families of order anuran were found to exist in Kimboza forest. The highest occ...

Attitude And Perception Of Tourists Towards Wildlife-Based Tourism In Tanzania: A Case Study Of The Northern Tourist Circuit

ABSTRACT The tourism industry has become a fast growing economic sector in Tanzania with high foreign earnings. This is a result of the vast natural resources that Tanzania is endowed with. The tourists arriving in Tanzania have different attitudes and perceptions of the destination. Understanding these attitudes and perceptions is essential to the development of the tourism industry. This study therefore, research on the attitude and perception of tourists on wildlife tourism as well as thei...

Snakes Diversity And Distribution In Kainji Lake National Park (Klnp)

ABSTRACT Snake is an important agent in ecosystem balance but people’s fear makes it difficult to conserve. Thus, its diversity is declining rapidly due to anthropogenic factors. Information on snake species in Kainji Lake National Park (KLNP) is scarce despite their socio-economic value as source of antivenin, food, leather products and pets. Therefore, snake diversity and distribution in KLNP Nigeria were investigated. Ten transect strips of 2 km each were laid in five ranges (Oli, Ibbi, ...

Snakes Diversity And Distribution In Kainji Lake National Park (Klnp), Nigeria

ABSTRACT Snake is an important agent in ecosystem balance but people’s fear makes it difficult to conserve. Thus, its diversity is declining rapidly due to anthropogenic factors. Information on snake species in Kainji Lake National Park (KLNP) is scarce despite their socio-economic value as source of antivenin, food, leather products and pets. Therefore, snake diversity and distribution in KLNP Nigeria were investigated. Ten transect strips of 2 km each were laid in five ranges (Oli, Ibbi, ...

Bitumen Seepage And Its Effects On Biodiversity In Ondo State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT Biodiversity enhances capacity of ecosystems to provide food resources and sequestration services of pollutants in soil and water. Bitumen seepage could impact negatively on soil and vegetation, thereby reducing their value. Information on the impact of bitumen seepage on the abundance of biodiversity in Nigeria is scanty. In this study, effects of bitumen seepage on biodiversity were therefore investigated. The study was conducted in bitumen belt of Ondo state for three years, with ...

Appraisal Of Private Sector Investments In Ecotourism Industry In Ogun State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT 1 Ecotourism is a capital intensive industry that requires private sector participation to complement 2 government’s efforts in its development. Information on private investments contributions to Ogun state 3 ecotourism industries is scanty. This study was therefore carried out to appraise private sector 4 investments in ecotourism in Ogun state with the view to ascertaining economic viability of investing in 5 the industry. 7 The twenty-eight registered private ecotourism firms (...


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