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A Study on Deforestation in Ningi Area of Bauchi State, Nigeria

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dc.contributor.author Abdulkareem, Jamil Hassan
dc.contributor.author Muhammad, Faisal
dc.contributor.author Arifuzzaman, Mohd.
dc.contributor.author Chowdhury, ABM Alauddin
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-11T10:09:29Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-11T10:09:29Z
dc.date.issued 2017-07-01
dc.identifier.issn 2408-9915
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2820
dc.description.abstract A study was undertaken to find out the influence of deforestation of the community in Ningi area of Bauchi State, Nigeria. A cross-sectional descriptive survey was carried out among the population of the study site. Simple random sampling techniques was used to drawn sample population. The data sets were collected using semi-structured questionnaire. All the data sets obtained were analysed using SPSS. The mean age of the respondents was 41.02 ±SD 22.2 years. About three-fifths (60%) of the respondents were male and the majority had diploma (31.4%) level of education. Close to three-tenths (28%) were civil servants and about 75.3 percent had 5 and above members in the family and the mean income of the respondents was 13226.7±7311.9 Naira. Among the fuel wood users, the majority stake holders (35.6%) used the fuel wood at least thrice in a day and little below six-tenths (59.3%) of the respondents were getting the fuel wood from commercial fuel wood sellers. Our findings reported that close to two-fifths of the respondents used fuel wood as an energy source for cooking. Socio-demographic factors of the respondents was significantly associated with planning to quit use of fuel wood for cooking purposes. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Daffodil International University en_US
dc.subject Deforestation en_US
dc.subject Environment en_US
dc.subject Forest en_US
dc.title A Study on Deforestation in Ningi Area of Bauchi State, Nigeria en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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