Research Papers/Topics in Environment and Resource Management

Environmental Consequences of Sand Mining on the Shores of Lake Victoria: A case of Study of Kiyirira Village Katabi Sub Country, Wakiso District

ABSTRACT Sand mining is one of the major economic activities in and around the wetlands of Wakiso District and is an important Source of income among smallholder communities in many parts of the country. The gray-white sand type (Placitas) and yellow-brown sand type (Nyanjja) are commonly harvested. However, the gray-white sand dominates the harvest, and Wakiso’s gray-white sand is demanded by the construction industry because it has a fine particle component other types don’t have. Howe...

The Challenges Experienced In Sewage Management In Bariadi Towii Council, Shinyanga Region ~Tanzania

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION .11APPROVALDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENTSTABLE OF CONTENTS VIILIST OF TABLESLIST OF FIGURESLIST OF ACRONy1~5 XIIDEFINITONS OF KEY TERMS XIIIABSTRACT XIVCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY 11.2 PRoBLEM STATEMENT 21.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 31.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 41.5 THE SCOPE OF THE STUDY 41.5.1 Subject scope ofthe study 41.5.2 Geographical scope ofthe study 51.6 THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 7CHAPTER TWO 8LITERATURE REVIEW 82.1 CHARACTERISTICS AND ...

The Assessment Of The Implications Of Climate Change On Agricultural Production And Food Security: Case Study Of Katrile Sub County, Kaabong District, Uganda.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONDEDICATION iiAPPROVAL iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivLIST OF ACRONYMS xiCHAPTER ONE 1GENERAL INTRODUCTION 11.0 Introductions 11.2 Background of the study 21.3 PROBLEM STATEMENT 31.4 GENERAL OBJECTIVE 31.5 SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES 41.6 Research questions 41.7 SCOPE OF THE STUDY 4CHAPTER TWO 6LITERATURE REVIEW 62.0 Literature Review 62.1 Climate Change in Perspective 62.2 Adaptation strategies towards the impacts of climate change 62.3 Agriculture and food security (includes crop a...

Effects Of Land Use Practices On Protected Areas (Case Of Lake Nakuru National Park)

ACRONYMSKenya Wildlife ServiceWorld Wildlife FundLake Nakuru National ParleNairobi National ParkKenya Agricultural instituteGreen House GasesLake Nakuru Conservation and Development ProjectEnvironmental Impact AssessmentEnvironmental AuditNAW ASSCO: Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company LimitedNSREP:LDC'S:UN:IUCN:ITCZ:NGOS:GDP:USS:EMCA:MCN:NEMP:Km:Nakuru Sewage Rehabilitation and Expansion ProjectLeast Developed CountriesUnited NationsInternational Union for the Conservation ofNature a...

The Impacts Of Deforestation On Rural Women Livelihood: A Case Study Of Kangema Dwision, Murang’a District, Kenya.

ABSTRACT A study on the impacts of deforestation on rural women livelihoods was carried out in Kangema division of Murang’a district in central Kenya. The reasons why on~farm sources of wood fuel were not enough, the impacts of deforestation on land productivity and measures that were employed to remedy deforestation were the main variables considered in the study. Data collection in the study included the use of photography, questionnaires, observation, interviewing and literature review. ...

Human Presence And Environment Degradation Of National Park. A Case Study Of Aberdare National Park In Kenya

LIST OF ACRONYMS EIA Environmental Impact Assessment FF1 Flora Fauna International 0 0 K Government of Kenya IUCN International Union Conservation ofNature KWS Kenya Wildlife Service NGO Non Governmental Organisation NEMA National Environmental Management Authority UNEP United Nation Environment Programme UNESCO United Nation Education, Scientific and Cultural organisation TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION APPROVAL DEDICATION iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS iv LIST OF ACRONYMS v TABLE OF CONTENTS vi LIST OF...

Impact of Climate Change and Its Relations to Air Pollution on Human Health in Akure, Ondo State

Abstract This study assessed impacts of climate change and its relations to air pollution on human health in Akure, Ondo State with focus on the Federal University of Technology, Akure. Data were generated from majorly primary sources through Air Quality Meter and questionnaire administrations and the meteorological station. A total of 121 respondents were drawn from the six sample points considered as the high activity areas of the in the town through a random sampling techniques. T...

Capacity Building on Job Creation through Waste Management for 100 Youth in the 6 Geo-Political Zones of Nigeria (Converting Trash to Cash)

2.2 Context:The World Bank 2012 Urban Development Series publication stated that waste generation is approximately 62 million tons a year with each person generating an average of 0.65 kg/day. By 2025, the report projected that urban waste generation in sub Saharan Africa will be 161.27 million tons annually. Going by this report and Nigeria’s population, the country generates 43.2 million tons of waste annually and by 2025 with a population of 233.5 million (according to population pyramid...

The Impact Of Human Activities On The Wetland Eco-System A Case Study Of Nakigalala Zone Kajjansi, Wakiso District Uganda

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to establish the impact of human activities on the wetland ecosystem in Nakigalala Zone Kajjansi, wakiso district Uganda. The major concern was the factors,activities and effects of human activities on wetlands. The study was conducted amongsurrounding outgrowers, labour workers, brick laying companies, among othersThe literature review covered relevant literature from other previous writers, journals,documentary reviews of the impact of human activit...

Upland Rice Growing And Its Environmental Impacts In Kakiri Sub County, Wakiso District

ABSTRACTThe study looked at the Factors affecting upland rice growing for improved livelihoodamong the people of Kakiri Sub County, Wakiso district. The study was guided by thefollowing specific objectives; finding out the relationship between production of uplandrice and the wellbeing of the natives, establish the extent to which the technologyemployed affects the amount of rice produced, establish the impact of rice growing on theenvironment and To identify the problem encountered in ...

Impact Of Soil Erosion On Agrjculturaj~ Productivity In Uganda: A Case Study Of Nyadri Sub~County, Arua District

This study establishes the effect of soil erosion on agricultural activities in Nyadri Sub-County, Arua District, North Western Uganda. The research objectives included establishing the evident forms of soil erosion in the sub-county, main causes of soil erosion in the sub-county and ways in which soil erosion affects agricultural production in the area. The Research was conducted in the four parishes of Nyadri Sub-county and it was carried out in a period of three months. The literatu...

Assessing The Effectiveness Of Medical Waste Management Strategies; A Case Study Of Mwanza District, Tanzania

Medical wastes are highly infectious and hazardous wastes that may carry pathogens of dreadful diseases hence its management is vital not only because human health is important but also quality of the environment has to be kept into consideration. Mismanagement of Medical waste implies combinations of improper handling of wastes during generation, collection, storage, transport and treatment or disposal. However proper strategies for effective management are still the problem in urban ar...

The Effect Of Industrialization On The Environment” A Case Study Of Leather Industry Of Kenya Limited (Lik), Thika Municipality, Thika District

ABSTRACTA study on the effects of industrialization on the environment was carried out in theleather industry of Kenya limited, Makongeni industrial area, Thika municipality, Thikadistrict. The main objectives considered include industrial activities carried out, theimpacts of LIK on the environment and to the industry, current measures beingundertaken to minimize the effects and the way forward through suggestedrecommendations to reduce the industrial effects on the environment and on ...

The Assessment Of Agroforestry In The Conservation Of Forest Resource In Central Districts Of Uganda A Case Study Of Busujju County - Mityana District.

ABSTRACTThe study assessed the role of Agroforestry in the Conservation of Forest Resource in Central District of Uganda: A Case Study of Busujju County - Mityana District. The objectives of the study included; to analyze the different agro-forestry practices, to examine the causes and impact of forest degradation and to assess the effect of agro-forestry practices in the conservation of forest resource in central districts of Uganda: a case study of Busujju County ...

Impacts Of Traditional Farming Methods On Soil: A Case Study Of Kasameni Division Kwale County, Kenya

ABSTRACTTraditional farming embraces the use of local tools like hoes, jembes, sticks and indigenousfarming technology for a wide range of farm operations from land preparation to planting,harvesting, storage and selling the surplus harvests while the impacts of traditional farminginclude soil degradation, soil erosion and others. This study was therefore to assess the degree oftraditional farming and its impacts on soil degradation in Kasemeni division in Kwale County,Kenya. The study w...


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