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socioeconomic inpacts of sand mining in nigeria

Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the Environment

Land reclamation is gradually posing negative impact on man due to unplanned urbanization. A study was carried out on impact of land reclamation through sand mining of coastal communities in Ikate and Ilubirin in Lagos, Nigeria. Ten waters (8 surface and 2 groundwater sources), 10 soil samples and air were collected and taken for analysis.

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PDF Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and

Nigeria is a developing country whose urban cities, particularly Lagos, are ex- sand mining, transportation and domestic uses. 2.2. Sample Collection and Analyses Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and Community Survival in Ibeshe Area of Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria

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The socio-economic impacts of mining on local communities: The

2016/4/1 · The paper will compare socioeconomic indicators (e.g. unemployment, Human Development Index, poverty, education, health and environment) in the Southern Regions of the country with those of the non-mining Northern and Central Regions to study what

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CASE STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF SAND MINING AND

4.3.2 Disadvantages (negative impacts) of sand and gravel mining 58 4.3.2.1 Respondents’ views on the activity 58 4.3.2.2 Negative effects of mining to people’s lives 59 4.3.2.3 Negative impacts of mining observed by respondents 60 4.3.2.4 Accidents reported during sand and gravel mining 62

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Possible Environmental and Socio-economic Ramifications of

socio-economic growth and development of some nations and at the same time resulting in negative consequences. Some researchers and environmentalists (e.g. Walters-Delpeche, 2012) claimed that the negative effects of illegal sand and gravel winning far outweigh the socio-economic benefits.

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Environmental Degradation in the Ikorodu Sub-Urban Lagos - Lagoon

Sand mining and other activities along its value chain of distribution are an important occupation that contributes significantly to the local economy of the area. The impacts considered were assessment of changes in the ecosystem services (ecological impacts) and socioeconomic impacts.

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PDF) Effects of Sand/Gravel Mining in Minna Emirate Area

The paper examined sand and gravel mining activities both on land and the rivers as a business venture in Minna emirate council of Niger state, Nigeria.

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socio-economic impact of sand gravel mining - BINQ Mining

Impacts of Gravel Mining on Water Resources: Overview Often the sand and gravel that makeup aquifers are the same pre … and fish habitat Because gravel mining operations have socio-economic impacts…

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Tracking the socioeconomic impacts of the pandemic in Nigeria

Nigeria has been hit hard by both the spread of the virus and the decline in oil prices—a sector on which the economy is heavily reliant. The government has thus been laden with the challenging task of managing a health crisis in an already weakened economy. To monitor the socioeconomic impacts

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PDF Analysing Impact of Sand Mining in Ekiti State, Nigeria Using GIS for

Impact of sand mining can be classified onto three categories as presented by Stebbins, 2006). There are physical impacts which are a result of mining from Lawal (2011) discussed sand mining in Ado-Ekiti and highlighted that the activity is rapidly becoming an ecological problem as demand for sand

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The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

The purpose of this book is to examine both the positive and negative socioeconomic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. In recent years, a number of governments have attempted to formalize this rudimentary sector of industry, recognizing its socioeconomic importance. However, the industry continues to be plagued by a wide range of problems, including

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RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT (A CASE STUDY OF NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA

Model tank electrical resistivity characterization of LNAPL migration in a clayey-sand formation. Environ. Geol. 50: 1221–1233. Adekoya JA (1995). Negative Environmental Impact of Mineral Exploi- 038 Int. J. Phys. Sci. tation in Nigeria. pp. 613-619.

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DRAWING ATTENTION TO THE IMPACTS OF OCEAN SAND MINING IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA - PEACE CHIDINMA WILFRED-EKPRIKPO, NIGERIA

Much of the sand needed for housing projects is mined from water bodies around Lagos. Due to a high need for housing, the intensity of sand mining operations has rapidly increased without consideration of the ecological consequences. This outreach program will educate the local public, particularly fishermen and fish mongers, on the negative impacts of sand mining to fisheries and Continue Reading

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PDF Examining the Socio-economic Impact of Mining on The

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF AMAJUBA DISTRICT MINING COMMUNITIES . BY . SIHLANGU NGOBESE. A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. Master of Commerce . Graduate School of Business and Leadership.

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The hidden social and environmental costs of sand mining

Sep 07, 2017 · The article concludes by observing that there has been little in-depth research into the environmental, social and political effects of sand mining, and calls for urgent action to rectify this.

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An overview of mineral resources development in

Geology of Niger Delta. Impact of Mining on Health and Environment, Thesis (Ghana). In Zamfara, North Western Nigeria where active mining of gold, lead and other minerals is going on, the Nigeria is blessed with abundant mineral resources and human resources capable of tapping these resources

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Frac-Sand Mining in Winneshiek County: A Comprehensive Impact

The following report provides an economic impact assessment pertaining to scenarios of industrial frac-sand mining expansion into Winneshiek County, Iowa. As portions of Winneshiek County’s geology have a potential for future mining, Winneshiek County officials have expressed interest in frac-sand mining’s impacts.

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Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Lead and Zinc Ores Mining in Shaiagu Community of Ebonyi State, Nigeria

mining in Ishaiagu Community in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State Nigeria. Results obtained from physico-chemical analysis of collected soil and water samples, as well as, related in-situ air

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Health Impact Assessment of Industrial Sand Mining in Western

Jan 13, 2016 · Health effects from the impact of industrial sand mining on community-level air quality related to PM10 are unlikely. In addition, it is unlikely that community members will be exposed to respirable crystalline silica from industrial sand mining as currently regulated; therefore, health effects from exposure are unlikely.

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Perceived Effects of Sand Dredging on Livelihood

Adeleke M. L. (2013): Socio-economic characteristics of the artisanal fisher folks in the coastal region of Ondo State, Nigeria. Journal of Economic andSustainable Development. Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology. Federal University of Technology. Akure, Nigeria 4(2): 133 - 139.

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