ASSESSMENT OF LIVELIHOOD ASSETS OF WETLAND FARMERS AT EDE REGION, SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA

Abstract The study assesses the livelihood assets of wetland farmers, the relationship between their status and resources with a view to improving on their social status in the region. The study employed primary and secondary data. Primary data explored 566 structured questionnaires administered on wetland users using the snow-ball method soliciting information on; respondents’ indicators […]

AIR POLLUTION AND ENTERPRISE LOCATION: A CASE STUDY OF BIDA, NIGERIA

Abstract The existence of clusters of small-scale industries that operate obsolete equipment and generate significant gas and particle emissions with no provisions for pollution control has intensified air pollution. This study examines the relationship between the health status of inhabitants of Bida and their proximity to small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs). It adopts a […]

RURAL ROAD TRANSPORTATION CHALLENGES AND FOOD SECURITY IN IKERE-EKITI, EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract Rural road transportation problems had served as an impediment to the production of food as evidenced in increased cost of transportation and food in rural areas. This poses threat to sustainable food security and agricultural development. This study examined the rural road transportation challenges and food security in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.  Structured and […]