REMOTE SENSING AND GIS APPLICATIONS IN DETERMINING SHORELINE AND SURFACE WATER QUALITY CHANGES IN BAYELSA STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract The study of shoreline changes is essential for updating the changes in shoreline maps and management of natural resources as the shoreline is one of the most important features on the earth’s surface. Shorelines are the key element in coastal GIS that provide information on coastal landform dynamics. The purpose of this paper is […]

GROUNDWATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT NEAR A NIGERIAN DUMPSITE

Abstract Municipal solid waste collected in Nigeria are often disposed of in uncontrolled dumpsites and/or burnt in the open spaces and consequently causing significant pollution on surface water, ground water and the air. An investigational study was carried out on the level of pollution on groundwater near Gbagede dumpsite in Kwara state. Ground water samples, […]

EXTENSION SERVICE DELIVERY OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA DURING THE POST WORLD BANK ERA (1996-2013)

Abstract The study was conducted to assess the extension service delivery within the Agricultural Development Programmes of Southwest Nigeria after the cessation of the World Bank funding between 1996 and 2013. Primary data were collected from 201 extension agents across 50% of the  states in the area of study using structured questionaire. Descriptive statistical tools […]