Research Papers/Topics in Environment And Resource Management

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...

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 ...

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...

The Effect Of Squatter Settlements On The Environment: A Case Study Of Nkere Zone Makindye Division Kampala Uganda

A study was conducted in Nkere zone Makindye Division a Kampala suburb, the main issues considered included the manner squatter settlements develop, who establishes them and why it happens so. Then their impact on both the human and bio-physical environments. The study also considered measures and controls to reduce the development of slums around cities. A general study survey research design was used in carrying out this study and instruments in data collection included questionnaires...

Human Migration And Land Management In Kibale County Kamwenge District, Western Uganda

ABSTRACTThe research was set out to assess the effects of rapid human migration on land management inKibale - County Kamwenge district, western Uganda. The study was carried out on objectives toassess a general analysis on forms of land degradation in Kibale County that could result fromhuman migration; evaluating the forms land use patterns and land use in Kibale County; andidentifying possible to be adopted in order to improve on land resource management inKibale County Kamwenge distri...

The Benefits Of Using Briquettees As Energy Sources Over The Use Of Wood Fuel At Household Level. A Case Study Of Busimbi Sue-County Mityana District-Uganda

Biomass which is by far the most important energy carrier is used in a highly inefficient way primarily for cooking, leading to a considerable overuse of Uganda’s forestry resources for the last 15 years. The research was about the benefits of using briquettes as energy sources over the use of wood fuel at household level. The objectives of this study were, to determine the energy conservation values and the extent of briquettes usage at household level with regard to use of wood fuel ...

Causes And Effects Of Poor Environmental Sanitation In Division B, Entebbe.

AbstractThe study focused on the causes, effects and of poor environmentalsanitation. It was carried out in Entebbe Division ‘B’ Kitoro, Kigungu,Nakiwogo, and Lugonjo. Basically with the guidance of the objectives,information was obtained and they included to finding out causes and effectsof poor environmental sanitation, and suggestions of the solution to theproblem. The extra information was obtained from textbooks, newspapers,reports and journals.The major causes of poor environm...

Causes And Effects Of Poor Environmental Sanitation In Division B, Entebbe

AbstractThe study focused on the causes, effects and of poor environmentalsanitation. It was carried out in Entebbe Division ‘B’ Kitoro, Kigungu,Nakiwogo, and Lugonjo. Basically with the guidance of the objectives,information was obtained and they included to finding out causes and effectsof poor environmental sanitation, and suggestions of the solution to theproblem. The extra information was obtained from textbooks, newspapers,reports and journals.The major causes of poor environm...

An Assessment Of The Use Of Indigenous Knowledge In Soil Management. • , Case Study: Musoma Province Mara Region Tanzania

ABSTRACTSoil faces many threats throughout the world, deforestation for charcoal burning andbrick making, overgrazing by livestock, and agricultural practices that fail to conservesoil are three main causes of accelerated soil loss. There has been a general trend of soilproductivity decline on crop land in Musoma province. Soil degradation is one of majorthreats to agricultural development in the province and it has become the prob !em inmany parts of the province. As the scenario leads ...

Evolution Of Urban Drainage Systems And Its Consequences: A Case Study Of Police Training School, Kibuli, Kampala District

ABSTRACTPolice Training School, Kibuli, is in Makindye Division located in a triangleformed by Mukwano Industry to the north, Prince Badru Kakungulu Road to thesouth and Kibuli Road to the east and the stream joining Nakivubo channeldissecting in the middle plain. Rain induced flooding and water logging hasbecome a natural part of life in this lower plain of the school and the frequencyof this problem is increasing. Police Training School Kibuli has beenexperiencing water logging for th...

Impact Of Nomadic Pastoralism On Household Welfare: A Case Study Of Afgooye District, Somalia

ABSTRACTThe research on “the impact of nomadic pastoralism on community welfare” was carried out inafgooye district,lower shabelle Region- somalia with major emphasis placed on finding out thedifferent activities of Nomadic Pastoralists, effects of various activities of nomadic pastoralistson household welfare and the possible ways of improving the welfare of Nomadic Pastoralists inthe Afgooye district. Responses were sought through use of simple random sampling andpurposive sampling...

The Role Of Soil And Water Conservation And Its Related Environmental Effects On Crop Production; A Case Study Of Kisii Highland Kisii County, Kenya

ABSTRACTA study on the impact of soil and water conservation and its related environmental effect on cropproduction was carried out in Kisii highland. Kisii county. With emphasis on determining theimpact of soil and ~ater conservation on crop productivity, challenges of soil and ~saterconservation and measures for promotion of soil and ~sater conservation so as to improve soilproductivity.Literature from various institutions, libraries and inherent sources, this provided relevantinformat...

Effects Of Brick Making On The Environment: A case Study Of Kajjasi Town, Wakiso District, Central Uganda

ABSTRACT. [)ricks hcl\ c been used l(n the last )()()()years. In Uganda. the practice ot' hrtck making is a long standing acti' ity. ,\n inn-:stigation to asses the cf!Ccts or brick making on the cm·ironment was conducted in Kajjansi town. Wakiso district_ central Uganda. This \\·as narrowed down to tackling the raw materials used. e!Tects of the activity to the cn,·ironment and the measures of reducing the effects. During the study a number of methods for obtaining ra\\· data 1\Cre...

Assessment of the impact of charcoal production on savannah vegetation in Sanaag region, Somalia.

ABSTRACT Nowadays, charcoal supplies about 95 percent of the domestic and commercial cooking energy needs in the developing countries including Somalia. This study assessed the impact of charcoal production on savannah vegetation in Sanaag region by finding out the causes of charcoal production and/or burning on savannah vegetation, identifying the various forms of charcoal production activities on savannah vegetation, examining how charcoal production affects savannah vegetation and as...


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