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: 1123

Table of Content: May 2021; 15(5)

May 2021

Assessment of leachate contamination potential of landfills in Ibadan, Nigeria

Environmental pollution leads to poor health and has been a worrisome experience to humanity for the past few decades. This research was conducted to determine the pollution potential of landfill leachates (LFL) in Sub-Saharan Africa, using Ibadan as case study. Survey of landfills in the metropolis was undertaken; the two major active unlined landfills (Ajakanga and Awotan), were considered for this study. During...

Author(s): Sunday O Adesogan and Baldwin O Omonigho

May 2021

A community perspective of flood occurrence and weather forecasting over Kampala City

Weather and climate issues have become increasingly recognized among the global challenges especially in the era of climate change. Kampala city has faced a number of flooding events in the past that have led to serious damages in many low lying areas of the city. A study was conducted in one of the flood prone areas in Kampala city to understand the community perspectives on flood occurrence and weather forecasting in...

Author(s): Nimusiima Alex, Faridah Nalwanga, Isaac Mugume, Bob Alex Ogwang and Peter Waswa

May 2021

Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya

Research on the impacts of mining on the environment was conducted on nine purposive selected mining sites in Kamtonga and Mkuki, Taita Taveta County, Kenya. The FOLCHI method was adopted to quantify the environmental impact of mining activities in gemstone mining sites. The affected environment surrounding the pits was broken down into three components such as Topography, Vegetation and Air. The effect of the three...

Author(s): Irene Wakio Mwakesi, Raphael Githiga Wahome and Daniel Weru Ichang’i