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Vol. 8, Issue 7 (2019)

Awareness and perceptions of desertification in Dange/Shuni local government area Sokoto state Nigeria

Author(s):
Maishanu HM, Mainasara MM, Dahiru SS and Shuni IA
Abstract:
This research project was conducted to assess the level of awareness and human perspectives regarding desertification in Dange –shuni local government area of Sokoto state, Nigeria. The study was undertaking by the use of structured questionnaire and personal communication (interview) on desertification. Analyses of data showed individual response on desertification with different opinion in the study area. Base on the results, it was recommended that, intensive mass campaigned on tree planting to avoid desertification and to determine the deterioration of the physical, chemical and biological or economic properties of the soil. Effective prevention of desertification requires both local management and micro policy approaches that promote sustainability of ecosystem services. It is advisable to focus on prevention, because attempts to rehabilitate desertification areas are costly and tend to deliver limited results.
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How to cite this article:
Maishanu HM, Mainasara MM, Dahiru SS, Shuni IA. Awareness and perceptions of desertification in Dange/Shuni local government area Sokoto state Nigeria. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(7):196-203.

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