International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy

Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015

  • Assessing Farmers’ Perception of Enclosures, Kewot District, Northeastern Ethiopia

    Mengistu Asmamaw Mengesha, Mekuria Argaw Denoboba

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 181-187
    Received: Oct. 06, 2015
    Accepted: Oct. 16, 2015
    Published: Nov. 13, 2015
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    Abstract: The environmental and socioeconomic effects of land resources degradation are severe, especially in developing nations, where inappropriate land use and farming systems are practiced. Consequently, management options like enclosures are among rehabilitation strategies practiced in the degraded areas of Ethiopia. This study was conducted to assess t... Show More
  • Eliciting Smallholder Farmers’ Tradeoffs and Preferences on the Attributes of Climate Smart Agriculture in the Breadbasket Areas of Tanzania Using a Conjoint Experiment Method

    Kassim R. Mussa, Josephat A. Saria, Lughano J. M. Kusiluka, Noorali T. Jiwaji, Brown Gwambene, Noah M. Pauline, Nangware K. Msofe, Juma A. Tegeje, Innocent Messo, Sixbert S. Mwanga

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 188-193
    Received: Oct. 11, 2015
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2015
    Published: Nov. 17, 2015
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    Abstract: While policy and decision-makers are striving to enhance food security amidst maddening impacts of climate change, climate smart agriculture is thought of as a promising breakthrough for responding to climate change impacts in Tanzania and elsewhere in the world as it strives to increase food productivity; build resilience of agricultural systems t... Show More
  • Optimisation of Diesel Polluted Soil Using Response Surface Methodology

    Olawale O., Oyawale F. A., Adepoju T. F., Aikulolu S., Akinmoladun A. I.

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 194-202
    Received: Nov. 25, 2015
    Accepted: Dec. 03, 2015
    Published: Dec. 21, 2015
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    Abstract: This research is based on the investigation of the bioremediation of diesel polluted soil using biostimulation strategy. The study was carried out on a diesel contaminated soil and concentrations: Tween 80 (5-15ml), Poultry droppings (20-60g), Hydrogen Peroxide (0.5-1.5ml) were added and incubated for 28 days of remediation period. Response Surface... Show More