International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy

Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022

  • Establishing Forest Resources and Resource Users’ Boundaries: Policy Briefs Based on Kenyan Case Studies

    Felix Lamech Mogambi Ming’ate, Musingo Tito Edward Mbuvi, Nahama Eric Tetea

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 118-121
    Received: 29 July 2022
    Accepted: 16 August 2022
    Published: 29 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepp.20221005.11
    Abstract: This policy briefs informs the decision makers on how to establish clear forest and community management units for access and management of forest resources for enhanced community livelihoods and improved forest management. It presents key findings on guidelines for forming partnerships and for establishment of forest resource and resource users’ b... Show More
  • Evaluation of Sewage Treatment Efficiency of a Two-Stage Floating-Wetland System

    George Kirumba, George Thumbi, John Mwangi, John Mbugua

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 122-129
    Received: 20 September 2022
    Accepted: 19 October 2022
    Published: 29 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepp.20221005.12
    Abstract: Floating Treatment Wetlands (FTW) is a novel technology in wastewater treatment where emergent macrophytes are supported by a floating mat on the water surface. A small-scale two-stage FTW was designed and commissioned in April 2019 to treat sewage influent of the Kibendera Waste Stabilization Ponds (WSP), Ruiru, Kenya. The study evaluated the syst... Show More
  • Assessment of Spatial Soil Erosion Using RUSLE Model Integration with GIS and RS Tools a Case Study of Gojeb Catchment, Omo-Gibe Basin, Ethiopia

    Eyasu Tafese Mekuria

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 130-139
    Received: 17 August 2022
    Accepted: 25 October 2022
    Published: 31 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepp.20221005.13
    Abstract: Soil erosion is a natural process in which earth materials are entrained and transported across a given surface mainly by wind and water. Gojeb catchment is one of the catchments found in the Omo-Gibe Basin, Ethiopia with soil erosion problems. It covers 6932.345 km2. The current study was undertaken with the application of RUSLE and Geographic inf... Show More