Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Gender Perception on the Health and Environmental Hazards of Pesticide Usage among Cocoa Farmers in Ekiti State, Nigeria

    Olowoyo Olamide Ahmed, Deji Olanike Fasilat

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Sep. 19, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 04, 2017
    Published: Jan. 20, 2017
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    Abstract: The study was conducted in Ekiti State, Nigeria among male and female cocoa farmers, to assess the gender differential in perception of the health and environmental hazards of pesticides usage. Multi stage purposive sampling technique was used to select 120 male cocoa farmers and 120 female cocoa farmers to make a total of 240 respondents for the s... Show More
  • Perception of and Adaptive Capacities to Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Their Effects on Rice Production: A Case of Pabna District, Bangladesh

    Farjana Eyasmin, Bikash Chandra Ghosh, Md. Akram Hossain

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 8-21
    Received: Oct. 30, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 13, 2017
    Published: Feb. 27, 2017
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    Abstract: Bangladesh is one of the most sensitive hotspot for climate change and climate-related extreme events which significantly affect agricultural production. As a result farmers’ try to minimize the adverse affects by various adaptation strategies. The aim of the study is thus, perception of and adaption capacities to climate change adaption strategies... Show More