AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND COMMUNICATION NETWORKS: THE CASE OF POULTRY FARMERS IN THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ABUJA, NIGERIA

Abstract The study examined the Agricultural Information and communication networks among poultry farmers in three (3) area councils of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Nigeria. Snow-ball sampling technique was adopted for the study, a total of One hundred and twenty-two (122) respondents were sampled for the study. The main objective was to examine the communication […]

OCCURRENCE AND DISTRIBUTION OF HEAVY METALS IN INDOOR SETTLED PARTICLES IN LAGOS METROPOLIS, NIGERIA

Abstract The increased application of technology, industrialization and growing population has resulted in the emission of wastes such as heavy metals that pollute the environment. The occurrence and distribution of heavy metals such as cadmium (Cd), copper (Cu), chromium (Cr), iron (Fe), manganese (Mn), lead (Pb), nickel (Ni) and zinc (Zn) in settled particles (indoor) […]

SEDIMENT INFLOW ESTIMATION AND MAPPING ITS SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION AT SUB-BASIN SCALE: THE CASE OF TENDAHO DAM, AFAR REGIONAL STATE, ETHIOPIA

Abstract Sedimentation is a major problem of reservoir operation in Ethiopia. Deforestation, overgrazing and poor land management practices are some that accelerate the rate of erosion. The topography of Ethiopia in general and TDW in particular is undulating and local farmers commonly cultivate on the hilly sides causing easy topsoil wash away. This study aims […]