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: 1126

Table of Content: May 2012; 6(5)

May 2012

Study on degradation of malathion and phorate in various environmental matrices

  The degradation of Malathion and Phorate was studied in four soil samples under different laboratory-controlled and environmental conditions. Soil and water samples were collected from different sites. Soil samples, having been contaminated with malathion and phorate and were poured in different water samples like well water, river water and sea water so as to understand the leaching and degradation ability...

Author(s):   Gangadhar Battala, Tharakeswar Yadamari, Sujan Kumar Korivi, Ramakrishna Naidu Gurijala and R. K. Singhal

May 2012

Assessing water quality of rural water supply schemes as a measure of service delivery sustainability: A case study of WondoGenet district, Southern Ethiopia

  This study was conducted in WondoGenet district, Southern Ethiopia to assess the water quality of rural water supply schemes in relation to the sustainability of their service delivery. 28 functional water points were selected randomly, for their assessments. The assessments included sanitary surveillance of water points and water quality analyses. Water samples were analyzed for pH, temperature, total...

Author(s): Israel Deneke Haylamicheal and Awdenegest Moges

May 2012

Does participatory forest management change household attitudes towards forest conservation and management?

  The study assessed the impact of participatory forest management (PFM) on household attitudes towards conservation and management of Arabuko–Sokoke Forest. The results obtained show that the impact of the forest on households was positive and higher in households in PFM zones than in those in non-PFM zones. There were higher proportions of households in PFM zones...

Author(s): Matiku Paul, Mireri Caleb and Ogol Callistus