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Assessment of Government and NGOs Joint Efforts and Role in Drought Mitigation Program: The Case of East Guji Zone Drought Vulnerable Areas

The focus of this paper is to examine the responses of NGOs and governmental bodies joint efforts in drought mitigation programs of southern Ethiopia, East Guji Oromo drought vulnerable areas in the 20th century. The manuscript also explores the role of thus bodies and the perceptions of local communities towards those organization intervention extents and ways of assistance to occurred hardships. Likewise, the article also tries to look, assess and well exhibit a well-known and still active ...

The Application Of Gis And Remote Sensing For Road And Transportation Planning And Management In Case Of Hawassa Town, Southern Ethiopia

ContentsCHAPTER ONE 11. INTRODUCTION 11.1 Background of study 11.2 Objectives 31.2.1 General objective 31.2.2 Specific objectives 31.3 Research question 31.3 Statement problem 31.4 Significance of the study 41.5 Scope of the study 52. LITERATURE REVIEW 62.1 Information System for Transportation 62.2 Role of GIS for transportation 62.3 GIS in Road and Transport Infrastructure 82.4 GIS in roadnetworkplanning activity 83 MATERIALS AND METHODS 93.1 Descriptionofthestudyarea 93.1.1 Geographiclocat...

Technical Report of SIWES Undertaken at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, FUTA

In our world today, even in every education system, abstract knowledge alone would not be sufficed to prepare an educated person for the world of work without practical skills. The worker or productive individual must not only be knowledgeable but must also be versatile in the application of skills to perform defined task or work. There are two basic forms of learning; the first one is Education and the second one is Training. Both of which are indispensable to the productive world of work an...

Examining Compulsory Acquisition and Compensation in Kano Municipal

ABSTRACTThe current method of compensation adopted by government has been criticized by many scholars and claimants. Scholars held a view that the compensation paid to the claimants is much inadequate. The claimants on the other hand do sometimes claim that the compensation paid to them does not restore them back to the state they were before the acquisition, the compensation is not paid to them on due time and the quit notice given to them is sometimes inadequate. This research examines the ...

Topographical Surveying of Government Technical Collage Idah Kogi State

ABSTRCTThis project aimed purposely at the production of topographic plan of Government technical college idah Kogi State. The following surveying methods are carried out to achieve this project. A reconnaissance surveying of the area to be survey was carried out before other topographical surveying method was carried out total station traversing for coordinating of the station was carried out leveling which is purposely aimed at determining the deference in spot height after which the ...

The Comparative Study Of Educational Facilities In Kogi State Polytechnic Federal Polytechnic Idah Kogi State College Of Eduation And The Federal College Of Education Okene Kogi State

Background Information        Education according to Longman Dictionary is defined as “the teaching or the training of mind and character”. Education is the cynosure of ever society’s socio-culture development. The viability of any sector of every nation’s growth depends on the educational base.        Training institutions education in Nigeria has remained the bedrock of the country’s educational sector tho...

Drivers and Barriers to The Adoption of Corporate Culture by Quantity Surveying Firms in Abuja Nigeria

ABSTRACT Corporate culture is a complex problem which shaped any organization in diversity of ways, it the challenges and define the corporation, This is a deliberate development by managers and employees operating the culture of the organisation. Culture drives most dimensions of corporate life, particularly when it comes to individuals and their customer relationships and the environment.Although it is widely recognized that culture plays a significant role in the building of an organizati...

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF WASTE GENERATED IN ABATTOIRS - A CASE STUDY KADUNA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE

ABSTRACTThis project aimed at finding out the Environmental Health Implications of Waste Generated in Abattoirs- A Case Study of Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Questionnaire, personal observations, oral interview and labouratory analysis were used to collect the data. Water samples were taken from the selected area to assess the level of PH, BOD, Colour, Test, and Odour. Out of the total number of households which is 3418, 358 were randomly chosen to obtain their vi...

Unique Desert Caves as a Valuable Geological Resource: First Detailed Geological Heritage Assessment of the Sannur Cave, Egypt

Caves are commonly used for the purposes of geological conservation and tourism, but such experience is very limited in desert areas of northeastern Africa. The Sannur Cave discovered near Beni Suef in Egypt a few decades ago has been investigated in order to judge about its importance as geological heritage. It is established that the study territory contains three principal elements that can be attributed to geological heritage. These are the Sannur Cave itself, two quarries of the so-ca...

Assessment of Residential property Rental value variations in peri-urban areas of Minna Niger State

The aim of this research is to assess the residential property rental variation in peri-urban areas of Minna Niger State and to achieve this aim; objectives were drawn after deep observations on the study areas. Imperative literatures on residential property, rental values and property value were reviewed. The researcher gather data and information through the use of structured questionnaires in which 157 were administered  136 retrieved from the tenants in the study areas for the re...

THE SHRINKING LAKE CHAD: IN NEED OF URGENT ACTION

The Lake Chad, is a source of water to millions of people in West Africa, has shrunk by nine-tenths due to climate change, and poor irrigation projects, which has been largely reported. The humanitarian disaster in the region is one of the world’s largest and most complex humanitarian tragedies. 

Smart Cities A Euphemism

What is a smart city? Can the concept work in a country like India?Current situation in the context of Indian economyWhat has the idea done to the  Indian socio-political environment?How has the self seeking political administration "used" the concept to its "financial"advantageHow can our existing cities be made "smart" 

IT the Practice of Property Management in Lagos

ABSTRACT  O ne pervasive, potent force sweeping across the globe today is Information Technology. IT has become an enabler in multiple areas of human life. Business organisations, including professional services firms, in present times deploy IT to proactively and effectively drive service delivery. Appreciating that information is the lifeblood of their existence, the firms have come to the awareness that they need to embrace the opportunities presented by IT...

ACHIEVING ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN NIGERIA

Environmental problems like desertification, deforestation, and pollution have become important paradigms in Nigeria in the last three decades. Similarly, Government, Non-governmental Organizations, corporate bodies and individual’s interests in reducing, stemming and / or mitigating the consequences of environmental degradation is very commendable. Many of the generally acknowledged global environmental problems (greenhouse warming, ozone depletion, soil erosion, chemical managem...

Remediation by Enhanced Natural Attenuation (RENA)

The search for crude oil has expanded in many parts of the world with positive results in some members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Regardless of the numerous socio-economic gains from the discovery of crude oil, spills sometimes occur during production operations, or due to accidental discharges, leakages from corroded bunkers and transport vessels, and human errors. These spills contaminate the surrounding environment and negatively affect the ecosy...


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