FOREST DEGRADATION AND LIVELIHOOD: A CASE STUDY OF GOVERNMENT FOREST RESERVES OF OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract This study examined the effect of forest degradation on livelihood returns in Government forest reserves of Ogun State. Primary data used in the study were obtained in a multi-stage random sampling procedure across non-degraded and degraded forests. Both qualitative and quantitative analytical methods were employed for data analysis. Different forest based livelihood and returns […]

RAINFALL TRENDS AND VARIABILITY IN SELECTED AREAS OF ETHIOPIAN SOMALI REGIONAL STATE, SOUTHEASTERN ETHIOPIA

Abstract The pastoral and agropastoral communities are among the most vulnerable to climate changes and variability. The adverse effect of such variability and change is accelerating the already existing pastoral livelihood insecurity. Given the range of negative repercussions of current climate hazards on the livelihoods of these communities, the implications of climate change must be […]