socioeconomic inpacts of sand mining in nigeria

socioeconomic inpacts of sand mining in nigeria

ASSESSMENT OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF

2018-11-14  The main instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire titled “Socio-economic Impact of Sand Mining Operations Questionnaire (SISMOQ)”. The questionnaire consists of three sections A, B and C. Section A contained information related to the demographic variables. These include; gender, age, academic qualification and occupation. Section B consists of items based on the socio-economic impact of sand mining. In section B, the Likert scale technique was adopted. The response to each of the items was weighted on a 4–points Likert type scoring scale. The respondents were free to choose Strongly Agree (SA) = 4 points, Agree (A) =3 points, Disagree (D) =2 points and Strongly Disagree (SD) =1 point. From the scale, a criterion score of 2.5 was adopted. The criterion score was obtained as follows: Criterion score = (4+3+2+1)/4 = 2.5 Items having a mean score above the criterion score of 2.5 were accepted as socioeconomic impact while those under 2.5 were not accepted as socioeconomic

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Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the ...

2019-2-27  socioeconomic impacts of sand mining and reclamation. 2.2. The Study Area Amongst the 36 States in Nigeria, Lagos is the smallest state, o- yet the most p pulous and economically vibrant city. The city is bounded on the north and east by Ogun state; the city shares boundary with Republic of

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Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining along

The study found that continuous river sand mining had altered the river courses and increased the width and depth of the Victory River. Livelihood chain of the people have been distorted leading to diminished purchasing power, increased poverty level and other associated social vices.

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2018-10-17  Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Parts of Niger State, Central Nigeria International Journal of Mining Science (IJMS) Page 23 Figure1. Map of Niger state showing the twenty-five (25) local government 3. METHODOLOGY

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

However, the process of sand mining has accelerated coastal environmental degradation to an alarming rate in many areas of Ghana. In Nigeria, Lagos is more vulnerable to heavy flooding, erosion, and possible total submergence of a sizeable portion of the city if the un-coordinated rate of dredging and sand mining goes unchecked (Furtune, 2009).

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Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of

The result of the analyzes showed that consequences of mining activities were not limited to distortion of soil landscape but also included extinction of some animals, poor agricultural productivity, health problems, lack of education, communal conflicts, land degradation, mine pits

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The physical and socio-economic assessment, and policy ...

the rise in human population as well as their need for houses. However, sand mining often results in serious environmental problems such as soil erosion, land degradation and loss of agricultural lands. This study assesses the environmental and socio-economic impact of sand mining in Oguta Lake watershed, Imo State, South East Nigeria.

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Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

2018-2-27  Nigeria is a developing country whose urban cities, particularly Lagos, are ex-panding at a high rate, thus sand dredging will continue to be a major source for land reclamation purpose and building materials for housing development. Consequently, sand dredging operations would still be very much relevant to the construction industry in Lagos state in actualizing its mega city pursuit and will remain

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Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the ...

Sridhar, M., Ana, G. and Laniyan, T. (2019) Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the Environment and Socioeconomic Activities of Ikate and Ilubirin Coastal Low Income Communities in Lagos Metropolis, Southwestern Nigeria. Journal of Geoscience and

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Nigerian Mining Sector Brief 1 Nigerian Mining Sector

2021-7-3  mining evolved and this culminated in the enactment of the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act (the Act) in 2007, amongst other policy efforts. However, these efforts have only led to a minuscule growth in the sector; with the sector’s contributions to the Nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) remaining at less than 1% as at 2015 1.

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Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining along

The study found that continuous river sand mining had altered the river courses and increased the width and depth of the Victory River. Livelihood chain of the people have been distorted leading to diminished purchasing power, increased poverty level and other associated social vices.

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View of Socio-economic Consequences of Sand

Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining along the Victory River in Port Harcourt, Nigeria Download-PDF. Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments. Previous. Next. Highlight all Match case. Presentation Mode Open Print Download Current View. Go to First Page Go to Last Page.

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

However, the process of sand mining has accelerated coastal environmental degradation to an alarming rate in many areas of Ghana. In Nigeria, Lagos is more vulnerable to heavy flooding, erosion, and possible total submergence of a sizeable portion of the city if the un-coordinated rate of dredging and sand mining goes unchecked (Furtune, 2009).

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The physical and socio-economic assessment, and

In Nigeria, the demand for sand for building and other construction purposes is rapidly increasing, reflecting the rise in human population as well as their need for houses. However, sand mining often results in serious environmental problems such as soil erosion, land degradation and loss of agricultural lands. This study assesses the environmental and socio-economic impact of sand mining in ...

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The physical and socio-economic assessment, and policy ...

the environmental and socio-economic impact of sand mining in Oguta Lake watershed, Imo State, South East Nigeria. Remote Sensing and a Geographical Information System were used for identification, mapping of the sand mining sites and processing of soil erosion images. In addition, two focus group discussions and 44 semi-

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Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

2018-2-27  The socioeconomic functions of - coastal environments are also often hampered by dredging operations thus creating ecosystem imbalance. Sediment characteristics are a determinant factor in contamination of dredged ... Nigeria is a developing country whose urban cities, particularly Lagos, are ex- ... sand mining, transportation and domestic ...

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ASSESSMENT OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF

2018-11-14  activities including river sand mining (Mitchell, 2003, Kitetu and Rowan, 2007). River sand mining is the practice of excavating sand from a river bed (Langer, 2003; Ashraf et al., 2010). Sand mining has become a flourishing multi-billion dollar business as sand and gravel constitutes the second

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The Socio-Economic Effects of Colonial Tin Mining on the ...

The tin mining industry in Jos Plateau started in 1904 during the colonial era. After the survey of the area in 1902, the expatriate mining of tin ore began in 1904 despite the resistance offered by the people. From then onwards, the British extracted large quantities of tin ore from the Jos Plateau such that by 1938 Nigeria’s

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Nigerian Mining Sector Brief 1 Nigerian Mining Sector

2021-7-3  Printed in Nigeria. Nigerian Mining Sector Brief 3. Section. Page . 1erview of the Nigerian Mining Sector Ov 05 2 Mineral Endowment 08. 2.1 Coal 08 2.2umen Bit 09 2.3 Limestone 09 2.4 Iron-Ore 09 2.5arites B 09 2.6ead-Zinc L 11 2.7 Gold 11. 3al and Regulatory Framework Leg 12 ...

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Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities:

2016-1-11  While mining affected villages were selected within the vicinity of three kilometres from mining, control villages were selected around twenty kilometres distance from the active mining region. Using the systematic random sampling method, a sample of 50 households from each village was undertaken. Thus a total of 400 such households (300 from ...

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View of Socio-economic Consequences of Sand

Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining along the Victory River in Port Harcourt, Nigeria Download-PDF. Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments. Previous. Next. Highlight all Match case. Presentation Mode Open Print Download Current View. Go to First Page Go to Last Page.

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Socioeconomic impacts of sand harvesting along the

2021-6-19  Socioeconomic impacts of sand harvesting along the Sanaga River in Nkol’Ossananga locality (Yaoundé-Cameroon): a vision toward a mechanized operation for sustainable exploitation William Happi Tientcheu, Clautaire Ekengoue, Rodrigue Lele, Duluora Oluchukwu, Benoit Messanga, Armand Dongmo, Clautaire Mwebi Ekengoue To cite this version:

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RESEARCH PROPOSAL ASSESSMENT OF SOCIO

Lawal, (2011) carried out a study in Nigeria and found out that in stream sand mining results in the destruction of aquatic and riparian habitat through large changes in the channel morphology. Impacts include bed degradation, bed coarsening, lowered water

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GSJ: Volume 9, Issue 6, June 2021, Online: ISSN 2320-9186

2021-6-14  contribution of sand mining especially towards poverty alleviation and rural development in Okija has been noted. Johnbull and Brown (2017) stated that the Socioeconomic - Consequences of Sand Mining along the Victory River in Port Harcourt, Nigeria include employment, creation of revenues for rural communities and negatively affect the river since

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The Socio-Economic Effects of Colonial Tin Mining on the ...

The tin mining industry in Jos Plateau started in 1904 during the colonial era. After the survey of the area in 1902, the expatriate mining of tin ore began in 1904 despite the resistance offered by the people. From then onwards, the British extracted large quantities of tin ore from the Jos Plateau such that by 1938 Nigeria’s

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Environmental and Socio-economic Effects Of

2016-4-9  28. 28 2.6 Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal Mining. Mining activities also impact negatively on the socio-economic activities of the mining community. In Nigeria, the number of artisanal miners is approximately 300,000 of which women and children

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Possible Environmental and Socio-economic

Possible Environmental and Socio-economic Ramifications of Sand and Gravel Winning 31 Pillar Figure 1: Diagrammatic representation of sustainable sand/gravel winning conceptual framework Source: Author constructed (2019) with ideas adapted from Serageldin et al. (1994), Azapagic and Perdan (2000), Scoones (1998), and Carney (2003).

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Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities:

2016-1-11  While mining affected villages were selected within the vicinity of three kilometres from mining, control villages were selected around twenty kilometres distance from the active mining region. Using the systematic random sampling method, a sample of 50 households from each village was undertaken. Thus a total of 400 such households (300 from ...

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The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey)

Mining Law, PNDC L 218 enacted in 1989 given the procedures of issuing a license to a small-scale firm. It contain in Section 81 to 99 in the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana. Small-scale gold mining licenses may be granted to Ghanaians 18 years of age and older, and are subject to

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Understanding the socioeconomic and environmental ...

2021-6-1  In Nigeria, no nationwide study has explored the socioeconomic and environmental factors associated with HWT for evidence-based intervention. Hence, this article addresses this knowledge gap by investigating the extent of adopting appropriate HWT methods among households and the socioeconomic indicators of the likelihood of practicing HWT.

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