HEALTH RISK OF HEAVY METALS IN Celosia argentea L. GROWN ON MUNICIPAL WASTE SOILS IN IBADAN, NIGERIA

Abstract This paper assessed the appropriateness of dumpsites in Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture (UPA). The bioaccumulation and potential heavy metal-toxicity risk of consuming Celosia argentea L. grown on four different dumpsites soils (Ajibode, Sasa, Moniya and Akinyele) and reference soil from University of Ibadan Training and Research Farm was also evaluated. The soil samples were […]

ASSESSING SIGNIFICANCE OF COMMUNITY DOCUMENTED CLIMATE IMPACTS AND ADAPTATION PREFERENCES AND OPTIONS IN THE LAKE VICTORIA REGION, TANZANIA

Abstract The study was conducted in Ukerewe Island in the Lake Victoria, Tanzania in order to ascertain the communities’ awareness on climate change impacts and adaptation/coping strategies. The methodology involved randomly selected 420 people mostly farmers and fishermen who were interviewed and involved in focus groups. It was observed that communities were aware of the […]