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  • 101. AN ASSESSMENT OF HOUSING CONDITION AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC LIFE STYLES OF SLUM DWELLE...

    » AN ASSESSMENT OF HOUSING CONDITION AND SOCIO ECONOMIC LIFE STYLES OF SLUM DWELLERS IN AKURE, NIGERIA This paper examines the importance of housing to man as an essential need and a prerequisite for the survival of man after food. It equally recognizes profound influence it has on the health, behaviour and efficiency of man and the nation as a whole. The study was carried out with the aid of questi...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  340 engagements | 

  • 102. THE IMPACT ON MANAGEMENT OF ABANDONED PROJECT IN NIGERIA

    » 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The unceasing abandonment of residential buildings and development projects is so shocking in the developing countries such that Nigerian has remained one of the countries in such difficulty (Ayodele and Alabi, 2011; Kotangora, 1993; Osemenan, 1987). Therefore, the significance that the incessant abandonment of residential buildings and projects would bring several effe...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  349 engagements | 

  • 103. THE EFFECT ABANDONED BUILDINGS: MAGNETS FOR CRIME

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Abandoned projects and construction failure including building and other civil engineering infrastructure development project like houses, churches, schools, roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, air port, sea port etc. litter the whole Nigeria. Osemenan (1987) reported that Nigeria has become the “world’s junk yard of abandoned and failed projects...Continue Reading »

    85 pages |  367 engagements | 

  • 104. DEVELOPMENT AND FOOD CRISIS IN EMERGING ECONOMY: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND Rural areas are a key sector in every nation’s economy and their rapid development and modernization have gained the attention of policy makers and governments all over the world. This is because a sizeable majority of the population lives therein therefore; the future of the country depends largely on it. community mobilizationThe American Bureau of Cens...Continue Reading »

    95 pages |  318 engagements | 

  • 105. THE EFFECT OF COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND Rural areas are a key sector in every nation’s economy and their rapid development and modernization have gained the attention of policy makers and governments all over the world. This is because a sizeable majority of the population lives therein therefore; the future of the country depends largely on it. community mobilization The American Bureau of Cen...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  351 engagements | 

  • 106. RURAL-URBAN MIGRATION AND RURAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

    » RURAL URBAN MIGRATION AND RURAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT The movement of human beings from areas of origin to area of final destination is a natural phenomenon among human societies. This study focuses on rural urban migration with the aim of identifying the socio economic and cultural causes of rural urban migration, the socio economic and cultural implications of migration from the study area to ot...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  316 engagements | 

  • 107. RURAL SOCIOLOGY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT WITH FOCUS ON NIGERIA

    » Rural areas are a key sector in every nation’s economy and their rapid development and modernization have gained the attention of policy makers and governments all over the world. This is because a sizeable majority of the population lives therein therefore; the future of the country depends largely on it. The American Bureau of Census classifies a group of people living in a community having a ...Continue Reading »

    85 pages |  346 engagements | 

  • 108. FLOOD HAZARD MAPPING AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN PARTS OF LAGOS STATE

    » flood hazard mapping : The prevalence of flooding within Nigeria which has been generally attributed to climate change and poor urban planningis an issue of critical importance within the context of national development.Over the period 1985 to 2014, flooding in Nigeria has affected more than 11 million lives with a total of 1100 deaths and property damage exceeding US$17 billion. Although more fre...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  310 engagements | 

  • 109. THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF FLOODING ON TRANSPORTATION LANDUSE IN BENIN CITY, NI...

    »   Introduction In general, the environment provides all life support system in the air, water, on land and in the forests (Glasson et al; 1999). However, the Nigeria environment generally, and Benin City in Edo State in particular, today presents a grim litany of woes across the length and breath of the country. Environmental problems therefore manifest as a result of different land use activitie...Continue Reading »

    95 pages |  362 engagements | 

  • 110. CHALLENGES OF POOR DRAINAGE SYSTEMS AND FLOODS CONTROL IN LAGOS METROPOLIS, NIG...

    » CHALLENGES OF POOR DRAINAGE SYSTEMS AND FLOODS  CONTROL IN LAGOS METROPOLIS, NIGERIA Flooding is persistent in Lagos Metropolis. The objective of this paper is to ascertain the causes,  magnitude, and effects; and to indicate directions for policy makers and urban dwellers. Topographical maps were used for data collection on the physical environment. Some physical measurements were made of the d...Continue Reading »

    85 pages |  321 engagements | 

  • 111. Accessing the contemporary issues in environmental studies

    » TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page – – – – – – – – – –Title Page – – – – – – – – – –Certification – – – – – – – – – –Dedication – – – – – – – – – –Acknowledgement – – – – – – – – –Abstract – – – – – – – – – –Table of Content – – – – – – – – –Chapter One: IntroductionBac...Continue Reading »

    95 pages |  286 engagements | 

  • 112. EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE (FLOOD) ON HOUSING FOR THE URBAN POOR IN ILAJESOMOLU LO...

    »   INTRODUCTION: In the past four decades, economic losses due to natural hazards such as, floods disasters have increased in many folds and have also resulted in major loss of human lives and livelihoods, the destruction of economic and social infrastructure, as well as environmental damages (Munich, 2002). Flood could be seen as one of the most common natural disasters in the world. Floods, one ...Continue Reading »

    95 pages |  304 engagements | 

  • 113. THE EFFECTS OF CONSTRUCTION DELAYS ON PROJECTS DELIVERY IN NIGERIA

    » TABLE OF CONTENTSCover Page – – – – – – – – – –Title Page – – – – – – – – – –Certification – – – – – – – – – –Dedication – – – – – – – – – –Acknowledgement &nda...Continue Reading »

    95 pages |  309 engagements | 

  • 114. FLOODS PHYSICAL PROCESSES AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON HUMAN

    » FLOODS PHYSICAL PROCESSES AND ENVIRONMENTAL  IMPACT ON HUMAN This study is concerned with the causes and consequences of river and coastal floods and the ways in which people can respond to the flood hazard. Individual chapters address issues such as floods as natural hazards; impacts and interpretations of flood hazard; causes, spatial characteristics and form of river floods and coastal floods;...Continue Reading »

    95 pages |  323 engagements | 

  • 115. THE EFFECT OF DIFFERENT LIGHT INTENSITIES ON THE GERMINATION AND EARLY GROWTH OF...

    » ABSTRACTThe present study investigated the effects different light intensities on the germination of Chrysophyllum albidum seeds as well as the early seedling development of the species. The treatments investigated were 100%, 60%, and 40% light intensities, under forest canopy (control I), open nursery condition (control II). The seedling growth characteristics investigated were height, collar dia...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  288 engagements | 

  • 116. THE EFFECT OF DIFFERENT LIGHT INTENSITIES ON THE GERMINATION AND EARLY GROWTH OF...

    »   ABSTRAC The present study investigated the effects different light intensities on the germination of Chrysophyllum albidum seeds as well as the early seedling development of the species. The treatments investigated were 100%, 60%, and 40% light intensities, under forest canopy (control I), open nursery condition (control II). The seedling growth characteristics investigated were height, collar ...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  300 engagements | 

  • 117. DETERMINATION OF ANTI-OXIDANT, NUTRITIONAL AND ANTI-NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF G...

    » DETERMINATION OF ANTI OXIDANT, NUTRITIONAL AND ANTI NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF Garcinia kola AND Chrysophyllum albidum FROM RAINFOREST ECOSYSTEM OF ONDO STATE ABSTRACTThis study was undertaken to determine the anti oxidant, nutritional and anti nutritional composition of Garcinia kola and Chrysophyllum albidum from rainforest ecosystem of Ondo state, Nigeria. The anti oxidant analysis was performe...Continue Reading »

    78 pages |  279 engagements | 

  • 118. COMPARATIVE CHARACTERIZATION OF BIODIESELS PRODUCED BY TRANSESTERIFICATION FROM ...

    » ABSTRACTIncreasing scarcity of fossil resources, increasing demand for petroleum fuels as well as increasing detrimental effects of extracting and using fossil fuels suggests alternatives. Biodiesel is a renewable, environmentally friendly, socially acceptable, technologically feasible and economically viable alternative fuel for diesel engines. This study investigates the comparative characteriza...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  257 engagements | 

  • 119. INFLUENCE OF MYCORRHIZA ON SELECTED TREE SPECIES: Gliricidia sepium, Acacia auri...

    » ABSTRACTThe influence of mycorrhizaa fungi inoculation on growth performance of Gliricidia sepium, Acacia auriculiformis, and Leucaena leucocephala was studied in a nursery experiment. The results obtained indicated the dependence of Gliricidia sepium, Acacia auriculiformis, and Leucaena leucocephala on mycorhizal symbiosis. Inoculation with mycorrhizas significantly improved the growth performanc...Continue Reading »

    78 pages |  293 engagements | 

  • 120. ANALYSIS OF POVERTY STATUS OF FOREST DWELLERS IN COASTAL COMMUNITIES IN ONDO STA...

    » ABSTRACTThis study analyzed poverty status of forest dwellers in coastal communities of Ondo State, Nigeria. Ten communities were randomly selected in the coastal region of Ondo State. In the two local government areas that were selected, two sets of structured questionnaires were administered to ten randomly selected respondents in each of the communities visited. The result of the study shows th...Continue Reading »

    78 pages |  292 engagements | 


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