Environmental & Physical Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Environmental & Physical Sciences

Impact of Cattle Grazing on Rangelands: A Case Study of Nyabushozi Colnty Kiruhura District, Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION iAPPROVAL iiDEDICATION iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ivTABLE OFCONTENTS viLIST OF TABLES viiiLIST OF FIGURES IxABSTRACT xCHAPTERONE 1INTRODUCTION 11.1 Background 11.1.1 The State ofthe Rangelands 21.2 Problem ‘Statement 41.3 Purpose of the Study 51.4 Objectives of the Study1.5 Research Questions 61.6 Scope ofthe Study 71.7 Significance ofthe Study 7vCHAPTER TWO .8LITERATURE REVIEW 92.1 Introduction 92.2 Definition ofrangelands 92.3 Characteristics ofrangelands 92.4 Herdin...

Contribution of Land Records Management Towards Adherence of Administrative and Governance Challenges

Table of ContentsCertification ........................................................................................................... 2Declaration.............................................................................................................. 3Acknowledgement ............................................................................................... 3Dedication..................................................................................................................

Biogas and Its Potential in the Local Communities: Case Study of Warr Sub-County, Zombo District West Nile Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVALDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vLIST OF TABLESLIST OF FIGURES xiABBREVIATIONSABSTRACTCHAPTER ONE 11.0 Introduction 11.1 Background to study 11.2 Problem Statement 21.3 Objectives of the Study 21.3.1 General Objective 21.3.2 Specific Objectives 21.4 Research Questions 31.5. Scope of the Study 31.5.lGeographical scope 31.5.2. Content scope 31.5.3 Time scope 31.6 Significance of the research 31.7 Conceptual Frame Work 4vCHAPTER TWO..., 5LITERAT...

The Impact Of Buhongwa Landfill On The Community Of Mwanza City Council

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONDEDICATION iiACKNOWLEDGE~~ iiiACRONThS ivTABLE OF CONTENTS VLIST OF TABLES viiiLIST OF FIGU~S ixLIST OF PLATES xABSTRACT xiCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 11.1 Background I1.2 Problem Statement 21.3 Objectives of the Study 21.4 Research questions1.5 Scope and Significance of the Study 3CHAPTER¶~ 4L1TERETURE REVIEW 42.1 Sources of Solid Wastes 42.2 Effects of poor solid waste management 52.3 Effective management of solid waste 18CHAPTER THREE 21METHODOLOGY 213.1 Introduc...

EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION ON REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACTThe effect of environmental pollution on real estate development. Environmental pollution is one of the problem affecting real estate development that needs quick attention. Due to many industries located in Nigeria there is much discharge of gaseous effluent and waste disposal. Also there is the increase of automobile which generates fumes; smoke from generating plant which is on the increase polluting the environment. This research use Warri, Delta state as a case study. The researc...

A DISSERTATION PROPOSAL ON IMPACT OF CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT91314c2a-eb57-4621-9ea6-9147fef099bc

ABSTRACTThe research on the impact of citizen participation in community development in Ibeku in Aboh Mbaise has analysed the data collected through stratified random sampling techniques. Data came from primary and secondary sources. The finding from the analysis showed that poverty, disunity among the leaders and corruption hindered citizen participation to a greater extent. The research also discovered that the citizens maximally participated in community projects from initiation to executi...

The Role of Soil Conservation Practices in Improving Soil Fertility a Case Study of Nsambya Sue County, Kyankwanzi District, Uganda.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVAL iiDEDICATION iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vLIST OF TABLES ixLIST OF ACRONOMYSOPERATIONAL TERMS xiABSTRACT xiiCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 11.O.Background of the study 11.1 .Stateméi~t of the problem 21.2.Objectives of the study 31.3.1 General objective 3I.3.2.Specific objectives 31 .4.Research questions 31.5.Scope of the study 31.6.Significance of the study 3CHAPTER TWO 5LITERATURE REVIEW 52.1 Introduction 5V2.2 Soil conservation practices .52.2.1 ...

Rice Paddy Scheme and Wetland Degradation Tilda Kibimba, Bugiri District, Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVALDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivABSTRACT vLIST OF ACRONYMS viCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 1I .Olntroduction 11.1 Background 11.3 General objective 41.4 Specific objectives 41 .5 Research questions 41.6 Scope of the study 41 .6.1 Geographical Scope 41 .6.2 Content Scope 51.6.3 Time scope 51 .7 Significance of the study 5LITERATURE REVIEW 72.1 Definition of terms 72.2 The concept of paddy schemes 82.3The concept of wetland degradation 92.4 Paddy scheme factors that ...

Women And Household Food Security: A Case Study Of Songea Rural District In Ruvuma Region, Tanzania

TABLE OF CONTENTSDeclarationApprovalDedication iiiAcknowledgement ivTable of Contents vList of Figures ixList of TablesList of AcronymsAbstractCHAPTER ONE iINTRODUCTION 11.1 Background to the Study 11.1.1 The concept of food security 21.1.2 Food Security in Tanzania 31.1.3 Women as food producers 41.2 Statement of problem 61.3 Objectives 71.3.1 Main objective 71.3.2 Specific objectives 71.4 Research questions 71.5 Significance of study 71.6 Scope and Delimitation of study 81.7 Operational Def...

The Effects of Poverty on Natural Resources in Ilkerin Village Arusha District, Tanzania

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVALDEDICATIONTABLE OF CONTENTS ivLIST OF TABLESABSTRACTCHAPTER ONE I1.0 Background of the study 11.1 Statement of the problem 21.2 Study objectives 31.2.1 General objectives 31.2.2 Specific objectives 31.3 Research questions 31.4 Scope of the study 31.5 Purpose of the study 41.6 Significance of the study 4CHAPTER TWO 5LITERATURE REVIEW 52.0 Introduction2.1 The causes of poverty 82.3 The effects of poverty on environment 122.4 Measures that have put in place to...

Fragile Ecosystem Encroachment And Loss Of Higher Animals: A Case Study Of Lake Sare Wetland, Bondo District, Siaya County, Western Kenya

~sm2tcT This study was to assess the role of fragile ecosystems encroachment and loss of higher animals in Lake Sate wetland which is one of the riparian wetland lakes in the larger Yala swamp, located to the north of the swamp in Usigu division of Bondo District. The study conducted along the riparian areas ofthe Lake Victoria and in the wetland and its surrounding was anchored in settlement and agricultural activities as the main areas of focus as regards to the forms of encroachment and th...

Assessment Of The Distribution Of Macarangakilimandscharjca Tree Species Inmukuraforestreserve. A Case Study Of Rusebeya And Mukura Sectors In Rutsiro District, Western Province, Rwanda

ABSTRACTMacaranga kilimandscharica (Umusekera) family Euphorbiaceae is one among the tree specieswhich occur in Mukura forest reserve which is threatened by local people due to its uses such as fire wood, charcoal , timber ,medicine, and poles for house construction . Despite that, it is being threatened within Mukura forest reserve yet its distribution, density and habitat status are unknown. This study was conducted within Mukura forest to find out the distribution in thediff...

Impacts Of Slum Development On The Environmente A Case Study Of Kianda Village In Kibera Slum-nairobi District

ABSTRACT Slum development has been a major problem in the world especially in developing countries and Africa at large. According to UN-Habitat publication sub Saharan Africa hosts the largest proportion (7 1.9%) of urban population reside in slums. this study was carried out in kibera Nairobi district. The objective of the study included identifying the causes of slum development, the implication of these slum on the environment and what measures are have been put in place to protect the env...

An Assessment Of Water Availability And Community Health; A Case Study Of Garrissa District, Kenya

ABSTRACT This dissertation presents the findings of the research conducted in Garissa District. It describes the effects of water availability on community health with the objectives of the study as; to identify the water sources, problems associated with water availability and what can be done to ensure that water is always available and that it has little impact on the productivity of part or whole community. Achieving these objectives would help increase the number of water sources in this...


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