Research Papers/Topics in Environment And Resource Management

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 ...

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 ...

Urban Environmental Management: A Case Study Of The Kariobangi Slum, Nairobi City Council, Kenya

ABSTRACTBuilding strong partnerships with urban authorities can enhance development andenvironmental conservation. The purpose of the study was to establish persistentenvironmental concerns in the study area and try to understand how the community is addressing them. A qualitative approach was used involving use of questionnaires,interviews, FGDs and PRA tools to gather primary data, while reference to relevantliterature provided secondary data. Key informants for the study include...

The Effects Of Poor Solid Waste Management In Urban Centers A Case Study Of Kalerwe Zone In Kawempe Division, Kampala City

Solid Waste ma~1agement was one of the most sensitive environmental issues today, The issues of public and environmental health related to municipal wastes management. It was also observed that careless disposal of solid wastes or disposing them in a trash may pose risks to human health and environment as whole. The specific objectives of the study was to find out the nature of solid wastes generated , to find out the effects of solid wastes on the people and the environment and to est...

Water Availability And Household Sanitation And Hygiene: Case Study Of Koboko Town Council, Koboko District Nothern Uganda

ABSTRACTThe research on “Water Availability and Household Sanitation and Hygiene” was carried out in Koboko Town Council, Koboko District with specifically on finding out the available watersources; examine the level of accessibility of the available water sources; examine the extent to which accessibility of the water sources influences household sanitation and hygiene; and assess the level of success of town council authorities in improving household sanitation and h...

The Efects Of Slum Establishment On The Health Of The Local Community: A Case Study Of Juba, Southern Sudan

ABSTRACTSlums are inadequate multifamily tenants or rooming houses, either built to rent orconverted from some other use. The main purpose of this study was to identify theeffects of the slum establishment on the health of the local community. A total number of140 respondents were randomly sampled. Data were collected using questionnaires andinterviews. The data collected were analyzed using Statistical Package for SocialSciences (SPSS Ver.l 1.5) and presented in frequencies and percent...

Effects Of Agricultural Production On Wetlands: A Case Study Of Koniala Wetland, Kisumu County, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this research is to evaluate the extent to which wetland agriculturalproduction allows the wetland ecosystems of the developing countries to be temperedwith due to the increased human activities i.e. agro-production. Similarly, it allows usto establish quantitative relationships between anthropogenic activities and ecologicalresponses. Effect of farming practices on wetlands in Kisumu District wasdetermined through assessment of farmers’ environmental awareness....

The Impact Of Deforestation On Environment In Rwanda Parish, Kooki County In Rakai District

ABSTRACTThe study examined the impact of deforestation on the environment in Rwanda Parish, in Kooki County in Rakai District. It was guided by specific objectives that included; examining the causes, effects and measures to deforestation in Rwanda Parish. Kooki County in Rakai District. The study took place in five villages that included; Nzosibiri, Nakitokolo, Kachumu, Kitabi and Nabyala. A total of 250 respondents that included; modal farmers, agricultural extensio...

The Impact Of Slum Development On Fragile Ecosystems (Wetlands), A Case Study Of Namuwongo Slum, Kampala District, Uganda.

AbstractThis Research is about the impact of slum development on fragile ecosystems in Namuwongo slum, Kampala district, Uganda. This study covers the negative effects of slums on the wetland. In this research a number of impacts were shown such as how they contribute to the degradation of the wetland through the different human activities such as agriculture, industrilisation and others and finally how the wetland has been conserved having all factors constant. These...

The Role Of Local Communities In The Management Of Natural Resources In Protected Areas A Case Study of Mt.Elgon National Park In Kapkwai Parish, Chema Sub-County Kapchorwa District

ABSTRACTThe research was conducted in Chema Sub County particularly in Kapkwai Parish inKapchorwa District. It deals with the roles of local communities in the management ofMount Elgon National Park. The objectives of the study were to find out the reasons as why the locals participate in the management of the national Park, levels of participation, benefits derived from park management by both the park authorities and local people, problems / constraints encountered a...

The Impact Of Agriculture On Arable Land: A Case Study Of Bor County, Jonglei State, South Sudan

Agriculture is the biggest single activity in most of Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the World Bank report on Human development index 2005, about 73% of the people in Sub-Saharan Africa survive on subsistence agriculture. The most widespread methods of farming are the primitive ones, using the traditional hoe as the main tool of agricultural production. This type of farming also depends mainly on the natural seasonal rains for their crops, (World Bank. Human development index 2005).&...

Effects Of Community Act1v1ties On Ketumbeine Forest On Logido District-arusha: A Case Study Of Ketumbeine Mountian

Ketumbeine Forest Reserve is in Longido District Region, Tanzania. This forest has undergone rapid land use change resulted from population increase from 1980’s to the present. Increase in population has put a lot of pressure on the forest land, This study was carried between January 2007 and June 2007. The objectives of this investigation were to assess the contributions of community activities to the destruction of Ketumbeine forest and the overall loss of Biodiversity forest land. T...

The Role Of Solar Photovoltaic (Pv) System Technology For Sustainable Energy Use: A Case Study Of Mkuranga District, Pwani (Coast) Region In Tanzania

ABSTRACTThe study looked at the feasibility of adopting renewable energy technology such as Solar PV system in rural household and the role of such technology on sustainable energy use inivilcuranga district Tanzania. The objectives of the study were to determine the availability and affordability of Solar PV system in Mkuranga district, to identify the uses of Solar PV system technology and its advantages over available energy sources in Mkuranga district and lastly ...

Knowledge And Perception Of Parents On Childhood Immunization In Lugalo General Military Hospital, Tanzania

ABSTRACTImmunization is the process of conferring increased resistance to an infectious disease by ameans other than experiencing the natural infection. It is a simple, safe and effective way ofprotecting children and adults against some diseases that can cause serious illnesses and sometimesdeaths. And if they are protected, they will not be able to pass the infection on to other peopleespecially very young babies who have not been fully immunized yet. Childhood immunization isan act of...

The Impacts Of Collaborative Forest Management On The Livelihoods Of Forest Adjacent Communities, Of Echuya Central Forest Reserve, Kabale-Kisoro, Uganda.

ABSTRACTThe study of the impacts of collaborative forest management on the livelihoods of forest adjacent communities was conducted in the nine parishes surrounding Echuya Central Forest Reserve located in the districts of kabale & Kisoro in Uganda with the objective of finding out the activities of Collaborative Forest Management, benefits to the Forest Adjacent Communities, the challenges faced in implementation and to establish strategies to cop up with the challen...


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