ECOSYSTEM SERVICES, CONSERVATION CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF THE GROUND WATER FOREST IN THE NECH SAR NATIONAL PARK, SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA

  Forests provide ecosystem services that are vital to the well-being of humans, but lack of knowledge about and recognition of these services have resulted to inappropriate preservation and utilization of such ecosystems. The main objective of this study was to assess the types of ecosystem services provided by the Ground Water Forest ecosystem in […]

HOUSING CONDITIONS IN A SLUM AREA OF AJEROMI OKE-OJA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract Housing is an inevitable aspect of human life in any society. Consequently, its condition has resultant effect on the general wellbeing of individuals. This study examined the housing conditions in Ajeromi Oke-Oja in Ogun State, Nigeria with the view of identifying and assessing existing housing facilities and building construction materials; methods of acquisition and […]

CLIMATE-INDUCED PROBLEMS AND ADAPTATION STRATEGIES OF URBAN FARMERS IN IBADAN

Abstract This study examined the perceived climate-induced problems encountered by urban farmers in Ibadan, the farmers’ responses and adaptation strategies. Primary data were collected through the administration of a structured questionnaire, key-informant interviews and field observation. Stratified random sampling was employed in selecting 244 urban farmers for questionnaire administration. In-depth interviews were also conducted with […]