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Land degradation in gold mining communities of Ijesaland

Keywords Mining • land degradation • Socio-economic benefits • Ijesaland • Nigeria Introduction Mining as part of human activities on land is an expanding industry that can provide sustainable economic, environmental and social benefits to communities and regions where it is taking place. The general importance of mining sector has been

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Illegal gold mining, land degradationand food security in

Keywords: Land degradation, Food security, Mining, Gold, Environmental degradation . Introduction. Nigeria faces huge food security challenges. About 70 percent of the population lives on less than N 100 (US$ 0.70) per day, suffering hunger and poverty. Despite its reputation as petroleum resource-

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Land degradation in gold mining communities of Ijesaland

This paper identified 37 mining sites in ten gold mining communities of Ijesaland, Nigeria; examined the forms, levels and extent of land degradation resulted from mining activities; analyzed

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Nigeria Final report of the Land Degradation Neutrality

Land degradation is a serious environmental problem across the ecological zones of Nigeria. Population increase, unemployment, unsustainable agricultural practices, mining and quarrying, infrastructure, transportation and energy are the drivers of the degradation.

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Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria

2017). Mining is a significant threat to biodiversity, as it leads to large massive habitat losses (Paul and Campbell, 2011). 2.0 Mining Issues in Nigeria Nigeria’s abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits under different categories made up of precious metals, stones and industrial minerals like coal, tin,

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Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Nigeria ICLG

Oct 09, 2020· Nigeria: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG Mining Laws and Regulations Nigeria covers common issues in mining laws and regulations including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights in 15 jurisdictions.

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Nigeria among countries with high deforestation rate

Jul 08, 2019· Adekunle Peter, Benin. Nigeria loses between 450,000 and 600,000 hectares of forest to deforestation annually to rank among the countries with the highest rate of deforestation in the world.

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Degradation Of Northen Nigeria Due To Mining Activities

Mining And Land Degradation In Nigeria. environmental degradation o solid minerals mining in nigeria. 2016120&ensp&enspThe exponential rise in the number of smallscale mining activities in Nigeria in Increasing realization of the potentials of the solid minerals mining sector in that qualify the severity of environmental problems resulting from

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Land degradation in gold mining communities of Ijesaland

Abstract. This paper identified 37 mining sites in ten gold mining communities of Ijesaland, Nigeria; examined the forms, levels and extent of land degradation resulted from mining activities; analyzed spatial pattern of land use and finally assessed the effects of mining on livelihood of the people.

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Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria

2017). Mining is a significant threat to biodiversity, as it leads to large massive habitat losses (Paul and Campbell, 2011). 2.0 Mining Issues in Nigeria Nigeria’s abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits under different categories made up of precious metals, stones and industrial minerals like coal, tin,

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Land Degradation Neutrality Potentials for its

Apr 01, 2019· Land Degradation Neutrality Potentials for its operationalisation at multi-levels in Nigeria the need to liaise with relevant agencies of government with respect to the social and environmental issues involved in mining operations, mine closure and reclamation of land. Further, section 61 subsection (1d) of the Act states that the licence

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Illegal gold mining, land degradation and food security in

Illegal gold mining and land degradation can affect food production negatively. This study examines the impacts of illegal/surface gold mining and land degradation on food security in Yauri, Kebbi State, Nigeria. Data for this study were collected from both primary and secondary sources.

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Degradation Of Northen Nigeria Due To Mining Activities

Mining And Land Degradation In Nigeria. environmental degradation o solid minerals mining in nigeria. 2016120&ensp&enspThe exponential rise in the number of smallscale mining activities in Nigeria in Increasing realization of the potentials of the solid minerals mining sector in that qualify the severity of environmental problems resulting from

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ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IN NIGERIA

Desertification is the degradation of terrestrial eco-systems through human activities. It result in a lower crop production potential, a reduction in the land capacity to support livestock, increased environmental deterioration as a result of water and wind erosion and usually a reduction in the

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Effects of Land Degradation on Soil Fertility: A Case

Nov 11, 2011· The importance of land degradation in Calabar South is enhanced because of its impact on food security and quality of the environments. The map of the study area is presented on the next page. Land degradation can be viewed as any change or disturbance to the land perceived to be deleterious or undesirable (Eswaran, 2001). In the study area

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LAND DEGRADATION DUE TO MINING: THE GUNDA

examine land degradation due to mining in Gunda. Sapphire and other minerals such as corundum, zircon, ruby and garnet were the minerals mined in the area. Mining was a primary activity that has competed with farming in the area. This has resulted in degradation of the landscape in the area.

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Soil Nutrient Mining in Africa Report Final

nutrient mining and land degradation in the Ghana, Nigeria, Gabon, Congo, Sudan, and parts of Uganda. Most soils are fragile and low in plant nutrients. The nutrient recycling mechanisms that sustain soil fertility are insufficient to support increased production without fertilizers. Land is being degraded,

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LAND DEGRADATION DUE TO MINING AND ITS REMEDIAL

Land Degradation due to Mining in India and its Mitigation Measures Dr H. B. Sahu Department of Mining Engineering National Institute of Technology Rourkela 769 008, India [email protected] Er. S. Dash State Pollution Control Board Orissa Bhubaneswar 751 012, India

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EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION ON AGRICULTURAL

Jan 29, 2021· EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN NIGERIA gradual depletion of the environment that is capable of damaging

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Environmental impact assessment, land degradation and

(2011). Environmental impact assessment, land degradation and remediation in Nigeria: current problems and implications for future global change in agricultural and mining areas. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology: Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 36-41.

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The Devastating Effects of Environmental Degradation A

TS 1D Environment and Land Use Planning Angela K. Etuonovbe The Devastating Effects of Environmental Degradation A Case Study of the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria FIG Working Week 2009 Surveyors Key Role in Accelerated Development Eilat, Israel, 3–8 May, 2009 1/14 The Devastating Effects of Environmental Degradation

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(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

not well handled can be mass ive in terms of land conversi on and degradation, Ifeanyi Ike et al., 2010, “Mining in Nigeria: The goo d, the bad and the ugly”, The Tribune,

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