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Land use and conservation in Nigeria

Land use and conservation in Nigeria

theory, methodology, empiricism, policy

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Published by University of Nigeria Press in Nsukka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Land tenure -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Land use -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Land use -- Law and legislation -- Nigeria -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Uzo M. Igbozurike.
      ContributionsIgbozurike, Uzo M., 1942-, National Conference on Land Use and Land Conservation in Nigeria (1980 : University of Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1021 .L36 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination197 p. :
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2611687M
      ISBN 109782299014
      LC Control Number85174624
      OCLC/WorldCa12723396

      Wildlife conservation in Nigeria from to the present day is reviewed, and both the historical and socio-economic reasons for the lack of effective conservation measures are outlined. Regardless of your background, the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education’s Land Use and Environmental Planning Certificate Program will give you the foundation you need to master the body of knowledge every planner should have. Through theory and practice, this program delivers—addressing practical aspects of planning in the Missing: Nigeria.

      Agroforestry is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland. This diversification of the farming system initiates an agroecological succession, like that in natural ecosystems, and so starts a chain of events that enhance the functionality and sustainability of the farming system. Heritage and conservation have become important themes in current discussions on place, cultural identity, and the preservation of the past. Archaeological sites have long been a part of heritage and its display, certainly before the use of the term “heritage” and the formal study of tourism.

      4 status of biodiversity in nigeria 29 nigeria’s endemic species 35 chapter five 37 5. challenges to biodiversity conservation 37 financial resources 37 limited allocations to local governments 37 use of the ecological funds Land-use change and its influence on rural livelihoods, food security and biodiversity conservation in the Southwest Region of Cameroon Stella Asaha and Liz Deakin Summary This scoping study aims to give a preliminary overview of historical land uses, the underlying drivers of land-use change and the impacts on rural communities in the.


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Salau, A. (), ‘The Land Use Decree, urban morphology and planning in Nigeria’, Land Use and Conservation in Nigeria – Theory, Methodology, Policy, University of Nigeria Press, Nsukka. Google ScholarCited by: conservation ethic must be accompanied by a practicable framework for land use control.

In Nigeria's modernization, emphasis has been on economic growth. In the face of aggressive economic considerations, ecological perspectives on resource utilization have been relegated to the back.

planning commissions and land use planners. Focus efforts in areas with high conservation potential and development risks. Build Capacity: In order to address this challenging issue, wildlife agencies will need to devote resources and staff time to land use policy.

The state wildlife grants funding can provide some money for working on land use. To be effective, land use management must begin with clear goals and a good land use plan.

Planning can help a community define goals for its character, economy, and natural environment; anticipate and prioritize its needs; and describe the means and mechanisms for achieving its goals.

and to improve the productivity and conservation of soil and water resources. This Manual is based on the Training Course for Soil Management and Conservation, focused particularly on efficient tillage methods for soil conservation, held at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria from 21 April to 1 May In Nigeria, increasing evidence indicates a deteriorating man-land relationship.

Negative changes in landscape quality, lowering both the productivity and aesthetic quality of the natural environment, may have serious effects on the nation's economy.

In rural areas, declining soil fertility and soil erosion threaten the ability to produce sufficient food. Name of Research Group: SUSTAINABLE LAND USE AND CONSERVATION INITIATIVES (SLUCI).

Focal Area: Southeastern Nigeria. Base Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture, Uiversity of Nigeria, Nsukka. Justification. The concept of land has been defined as the area of the earth’s surface the characteristics of which embrace all reasonably stable, or predictable cyclic attributes of the atmosphere vertically.

systematic land use planning where land evaluation serves as a basis for land use planning. Land degradation in Nigeria may be grouped into soil erosion, soil fertility and soil pollution by soil spillage and industrial waste (Asadu et al.,) soil degradation is accelerated when the forest cover isAuthor: Jonathan Kuje Yohanna, Simeon Ode, K.

Ali Habiba, A. Fulani Usman, E. Dominic Azagaku. Promote conservation, sustainable use of land resources The survival of man depends on land and the ecosystem.

To ensure that life on land is preserved and kept safe for both humans and animals, environmental menace, land degradation, deforestation and pollution of. THE STATE OF EX-SITU CONSERVATION IN NIGERIA Temitope Israel BOROKINI * National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB), P.M.BMoor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria Abstract Ex-situ conservation is the process of protecting an endangered species of plant or animal by.

local industries. Earlier books on the dry forests and woodlands focused on the Miombo woodlands of southern Africa, but this book covers the entire area of the dry forests in sub-Saharan Africa.

The value of the book is the link it provides between the available resources of the dry forests and woodlands, and the use and management of their.

LAND USE, LAND COVER AND SOIL SCIENCES – Vol. III - Land Use Planning for Sustainable Development - Paul De Wit, Willy Verheye than 44% of the economically active people in the world is still employed in agriculture.

For Africa this is even more than 57% (against more than 74% in ). In order to keep the land productive, a good conservation program is imperative. Soil and water conservation is the basis of such a program, and also helps improve land impoverished by erosion and overuse—makes it more productive so that it can support more people.

For effective conservation of soil and water, we must treat and use the. The concept of soil conservation cannot be materialized without conserving and efficient use of water resources. It is therefore pre-requisite that soil conservation practices should be adopted.

Natural resource management, or natural resources management, (NRM) is the management of natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants and animals, with a particular focus on how management affects the quality of life for both present and future generations (stewardship).

Natural resource management deals with managing the way in which people and natural landscapes interact. Soil and land conservation must, however, transcend the prevention of the above abuses, most of which arise from the innocent use of soils for peasant cultivation.

Mining and mineral processing are equally devastating to land and water supply. Open-cast tin mining on the Jos Plateau has produced pits and mine tailings which despoil the land- scape. The Effects of Land Tenure onNatural Resource Conservation in the Nigerian RainforestEcosystem.

Emmanuel [1] ABSTRACT. The effect of tenure on natural resources conservation in theNigerian rainforest ecosystem is discussed.

The inability of land users to acknowledge traditional tenurerights in project design and implementation results in conflicts which lead tohigh rate of de. This paper draws the attention to the major threats to nature conservation in Nigeria, and reviews critically the measures adopted for the protection of wildlife.

Purchase Land Restoration - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNMapping land use and land cov er is an important part of the big pic ture of how land resour c es are changing. Howev er, it charac ter iz es an importan t dimension of land change tha t of land cov er conv ersion fr om one t ype t o another.

Another t ype of change, oft en mor e subtle but equally important, is a change in the quality of the. Land-use planning is the process of regulating the use of land in an effort to promote more desirable social and environmental outcomes as well as a more efficient use of resources. Goals of land use planning may include environmental conservation, restraint of urban sprawl, minimization of transport costs, prevention of land use conflicts, and a reduction in exposure to pollutants.

Land acquisition and use remain a critical issue of great policy relevance in developing countries such as Nigeria. This study therefore examined land acquisition and use in Nigeria within the context of food and livelihood security. The chapter used secondary data obtained from the World Bank website, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and other sources.Land Restoration: Reclaiming Landscapes for a Sustainable Future provides a holistic overview of land degradation and restoration in that it addresses the issue of land restoration from the scientific and practical development points of view.

Furthermore, the breadth of chapter topics and contributors cover the topic and a wealth of connected.