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Determination of pollutant loads from selected urban streams and Nakivubo Channel, Kampala.
(Makerere University, 2013-11)
The study was carried out in Kampala City from November 2010 to May 2012 to determine pollutant loads of selected urban streams and the Nakivubo channel so that an effective monitoring program may be designed. The streams ...
Effect of access to market of agricultural commodities on soil and water conservation investment in Sebei Sub Region, Eastern Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2013)
Soil and water conservation (SWC) investments cannot be undertaken in isolation from development dimensions that frame the livelihood strategies of households in a specific area. A study was conducted in Kapchorwa and Bukwo ...
Effects of food aid on the nutrition adequacy of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Tororo, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2018-08)
Despite tremendous advances in HIV care and increased funding for treatment, morbidity and mortality from HIV/AIDS remains unacceptably high in developing countries. Food-based approaches, such as food aid ration, have ...
Use and Management of Balanites aegyptiaca in Drylands of Uganda
(Medwell Online, 2011)
There is strong evidence across the drylands of Africa that local communities have utilized Indigenous Fruit Trees (IFTs) including Balanites for generation. IFTs have however, received limited recognition from research ...
Above-ground biomass and carbon stocks of different land cover types in Mt. Elgon, Eastern Uganda
(Makerere University, 2014)
This research applied selected allometric models to estimate the Total Above Ground Biomass and Carbon stocks in three land cover types in Mt. Elgon National Park. The land cover types identified for the study included the ...
Habitat use by the blue monkey (Cercopithecus mitis stuhlmanni) in the colonizing and old growth forest at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda
The main aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that colonizing forest fosters a better survival environment for blue monkeys than old-growth forest, at Ngogo, Kibale National Park. This may compel them to spend more ...
The effects of crop raiding on household food security in the Albertine rift : a case study of Queen Elizabeth National Park, western Uganda
We examined the effects of crop raiding by wild animals on household food security of the people in two sub counties adjacent to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Western Uganda. Data were collected from 541 households using ...
Economics of land degradation in mid-hills of Mt. Elgon watershed, Eastern Uganda
(J. Soil Nature, 2010-07-15)
Nutri-medicinal plants used by the immunocompromised people in Namungalwe sub county, Iganga District
Nutrition deficiency is a key determinant of an immune deficient body state. There is scientific evidence that plant species effective in disease management confers both nutritional and medicinal benefits to the people ...
Effects of mining activities on Kibali river water quality before the implementation of Kibali gold mine.
This is study intended to i) determine the land-use/cover change in Kibali catchment, ii) characterize the quality of Kibali river water before the implementation of Kibali Gold Mine in North-eastern D.R.Congo, and iii) ...