Hcv assessment in presco's sakponba oil palm concession in orhionmwon lga, edo state, nigeria, feb 2016 2 proforest ghana | tel: forest reserve hcv high conservation value hcv rn high conservation value resource network iucn international union for conservation of nature lga. He said: the last major forest resources assessment in nigeria took place between 1996 and 1998 through a $4m grant provided by the african development bank the database established from that assessment was expected to be updated frequently through a forest information system, fis in each of the 36 states and. However, the applicability of this method for site quality assessment in natural forests has not been sufficiently proven, especially with tropical rainforests in nigeria it is therefore important to examine the suitability of the method in a nigerian forest according to gunaga, kanfade, and vasudeva (2011. The nigerian forest ecosystem has been undergoing drastic transformation, with far-reaching consequences on the socio-economic welfare of the areas concerned, if not of the entire national economy and society this study is attempt at an assessment of the present state of scientific knowledge of those consequences in. Forest resource situation assessment of nigeria background following the receipt of a letter (reference gcp/int/679/ec) from the fao representative in nigeria (hashin a-ashami) by the federal director of forestry, abuja (mr g o igugu), we (messrs olaleye and ameh) were contacted to prepare a forest resource.
We estimated the economic impact of climate change on forest resource use in nigeria using the ricardian model in the stata statistical software using a structured questionnaire, data were collected from 400 rural households in forest communities, sampled from five broad ecological regions across. Has carried out an assessment of the state of forest reserves in southwestern nigeria over a period of three decades with a view to determining the rate of deforestation and demonstrating the crucial role of geoinformation production in forest reserve management the techniques of geoinformatics have been employed. Nigeria redd+ readiness preparation support readiness preparation proposal (r-pp) assessment note africa environment and natural resources management global practice (gendr) basic information date: february 4, 2015 sectors: forestry country director: marie.
A critical needs assessment for collaborative ecotourism development linked to protected areas in cross river state, nigeria united states forest service international collaboration with the cross river state tourism bureau, cross river state forestry commission, and cross river national park mission dates:. Recent global forest resources assessment revealed that nigeria is one of the five countries in the world with the highest annual rate of deforestation for the period 2000 – 2010 (fra, 2010)these changes have caused the loss of some plant species and a decline in the biodiversity conservation status of the forest and. The road to the ekuri forest community in southern nigeria is calm and serene, with lush green leaves, blooming flowers and giant trees the roadway, failing to consult with the ekuri and not undertaking the required environmental impact assessment (eim) before commencing a project of this magnitude. We visited each of the montane forests surveyed by jd chapman (fig 1), spending four days on chappal hendu, three in dutsin lamba, one in leinde fadali, four an assessment of changes in the montane forests of taraba state nigeria, over the past 30 years hazel m chapman, steven m olson and david trumm.
Land use activities among forest environments' dwellers in edo state, nigeria: implications for livelihood and sustainable forest management io azeez, os ikponmwonba, l popoola, to amusa international journal of social forestry 3 ( 2), 164-187, 2010 12, 2010 evaluation of media mix for disseminating forest. The underlying factors stated above are responsible for threats on biodiversity which are categorized into three major areas: 1220 habitat degradation 12 21 unsustainable agricultural practices conversion to agriculture is also occurring in many protected areas, in community-owned land, and in state- managed forests. Problems and biodiversity loss findings revealed climate change, invasive species, land conversion due to ignorance and high level of poverty as some of the drivers of biodiversity loss in nigeria nigerians are altering the natural environment through continuing agricultural expansion and practices (conversion of forests. Abstract: the paper investigates the socio economic assessment of urban forestry respondents' income in okitipupa, nigeria data were collected using structured questionnaires and these were administered to 200 urban forestry respondents data were collected on socioeconomic characteristics viz: age, gender,.
Abstract fuelwood apart from meeting domestic energy need of the people around forest areas provide a means of livelihood as a source of income the socio-economic analysis of fuelwood collectors in oyo state, nigeria, was investigated with a view to determine its potentials and impact on the income of the rural. Isidore n akpan-ebe✉ department of forestry and natural environmental management, university of uyo, uyo nigeria ✉[email protected] abstract 4 current practice in reforesting nigeria´s forest estate 111 place to examine briefly the trend of deforestation in nigeria in order to assess if.
Niger delta university (ndu) campus is located on the fringe of a nun river forest reserve (nrfr) in nigeria the nrfr covers 9715 km2 of humid tropical rainforest characterized by torrential rains, seasonal flooding, and multi‐layered vegetation this paper aims to conduct a wildlife study, to assess the effects of the.
1976/78 1993/95 changes (km2) area (km2) % of country area (km2) % of country intensive (crop) agriculture 322794 355 365491 402 42697 extensive (grazing) agriculture 166326 183 187236 206 20910 dominantly shrub/grasses 113880 125 81694 90 -32186 dominantly trees/woodlands/ shrubs. Assessment of incentives for forest biodiversity conservation in rainforest and derived savannah vegetation zones of ekiti state, nigeria agbelade ad and fagbemigun oa department of forestry, wildlife and fisheries management, ekiti state university, pmb 5363, ado ekiti, ekiti state, nigeria corresponding. A preliminary assessment of the context for redd in nigeria comissioned by the federal ministry of environment, the cross river state's forestry comission and undp researched & drafted by macarthy oyebo, francis bisong and tunde morakinyo with support from environmental resources. A report on the forest resource situation assessment of nigeria 31 introduction: nigeria is one of the countries in the west africa sub-region it is located between latitudes 40-140n and longitude 20-140e it has a total area of 923,768km2 the population of nigeria is estimated to be 90 million (1991 census.
This is by assessing the suitability of certain species that is by recognizing the species that do well in certain ecozones and how they respond to given management practices this helps the forest land owner to exclude impossible and impractical options so that economic consideration can deal with the remaining option to. 1 university of ibadan, faculty of agriculture and forestry, department of forest resources management, ibadan, nigeria corresponding author: e-mail: [email protected] citation: onefeli ao, adesoye po 2014 early growth assessment of selected exotic and indigenous tree species in nigeria south-east. The assessment of vegetation and land use changes in nigeria between 1976- 78 and 1993-95 (english) abstract on november 7, 1994, a contract was signed by the forestry management, evaluation and coordinating unit (formecu) with the consortium of geomatics international inc of canada, beak consultants.