African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1071

Table of Content: April 2021; 15(4)

May 2021

Ecological status of a tropical river in Niger delta area of Nigeria, using aquatic insects

Freshwater ecosystems are the major source of water, being used for domestic, agricultural and industrial purposes. Water bodies are subjected to anthropogenic activities leading to degradation of the water quality. The aim of this study is to assess the health status of Isiokpo River. Aquatic insects were sampled from March to August 2017. Physico-chemical parameters were examined using standard laboratory procedures....

Author(s): Manuel Enajerho and Gbarakoro Tambeke N.

May 2021

Determinants of climate change adaptation and perceptions among small-scale farmers of Embu County, Eastern Kenya

Climate change threatens the livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers in East Africa. How farmers perceive climate change and its impacts has a strong bearing on how they adapt to the adverse impacts. This paper focused on factors that determine climate change adaptation and perceptions among small-scale farmers of Embu County. A survey was carried out across five sub-counties of Embu County where a multi-stage...

Author(s): Ruth Kangai, Everlyn Wemali Chitechi, James Koske, Boaz Waswa and Innocent Ngare