This research was carried out in a Bufundi rural community in Uganda to investigate the impact of socio-economic factors and water quality on the health of people. It was done to establish the relationship between water quality and waterborne diseases in order to develop policy recommendations on the utilization of the available water resources. The contribution of socio-economic factors (like years of education of the parent, number of people per household and number of children under the age of five) in influencing the risk of diarrhea and skin infection was assessed. The frequency distribut...
Les parcs parcs agroforestiers en Basse Casamance,
Contribution du Parkia biglobosa (néré) à la réduction des risques de pauvreté des ménages de la communauté rurale de Mangagoulack, au Sénégal
Using agricultural waste (ash) as a binding material (such as cement) for cheaper cladding for affordable housing units.
Watershed degradation has been a serious problem and concern from the international community towards sustainable watershed management has increased. Numerous platforms, to include among few, the Millenium Summit, World Summit on Sustainable Development and the World Water Forum, were conducted to serve as venue for addressing issues and problems on water and watershed management. Sustainable watershed management (SWM) as an approach was also developed and implemented. This is very important and timely as it integrates self-reliance and holistic development as a key component to ensure the wis...
Building a more sustainable society drives Danang to improve the current solid waste management (SWM) system. The 3R program is considered a feasible solution for the city to resolve its existing solid waste-related pollution problems. Through examining Danang’s current SWM system, this study delved into the level of public awareness and attitudes toward the city’s current SWM and 3R programs. Face-to-face interviews were conducted with 30 households in Ward 3, Cam Le District. The results indicated that most respondents were unsatisfied with particular elements of the SWM system. The majority...
John Ogbodo resigned from National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) after a period of about six years of dedicated service. Ogbodo left NESREA as Forestry Officer 1/Head, Wetlands and Genetic Resources Sector in Owerri, Imo State on 30th January, 2014. He report at his new job as a remote sensing/GIS lecturer with the Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, Federal University Dustin-Ma, Katsina State on 3rd February, 2014.
He hopes to achieve the objectives of FordIFP more as a lecturer.
Thanks for FordIFP.
John Ogbodo has initiated the donation of over 250 textbooks by Faculty ITC of the University of Twente, Enschede in the Netherlands to:
- University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria
- NESREA, Nigeria
-Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, Nigeria
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Geo-information systems (GISday) is celebrated every year on 19th November. The aim is to discover our World using GIS Techniques.
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