International Journal of Sustainable Development Research

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Video on Mobile Phones as an Effective Way to Promote Sustainable Practices by Facilitating Innovation Uptake in Mali

    Fernando Sousa, Gian Nicolay, Robert Home

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 5 December 2018
    Accepted: 25 December 2018
    Published: 22 February 2019
    Abstract: A challenge for researchers and other developers of new technologies in agriculture is to find ways of communicating their results and recommendations. This challenge is particularly acute in regions in which farmers have limited access to education and where illiteracy is widespread, such as in the rural areas of Mali. One approach that shows pote... Show More
  • The Impact of Development Induced Displacement on the Livelihood of Small Holder Farmers; the Case of DejenWoreda Rural Kebeles

    Demeke Siltan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 9-17
    Received: 11 January 2019
    Accepted: 16 February 2019
    Published: 11 March 2019
    Abstract: Development-induced projects are factor for involuntary migration to urban areas for the search of better employment raised the rate of vulnerability for socio-economic inequalities. The aim of thisstudy was to assessed the impact of development induced displacement on the livelihood of small holder farmers. The study employed mixed methods approac... Show More
  • Building the Appropriate Capacity for Enabling Space Programs in Africa: The Nigerian Experience

    Onuh Spencer, Chizea Francis, Agboola Olufemi, Akoma Henry

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 18-23
    Received: 14 January 2019
    Accepted: 22 February 2019
    Published: 26 March 2019
    Abstract: This paper x-rays the two-decade gradual yet steady strides made by Nigeria in building the capacity of its workforce in space science and technology. Information concerning the technical training modules on earth observation satellites (EOS), communication satellites, space transport and propulsion systems, and space systems application software i... Show More
  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture Land Use Practice for Thika Town

    Onguso Malitinus Maina, Munala Gerryshom, Mugwima Bernard Njuguna

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: 6 March 2019
    Accepted: 16 April 2019
    Published: 15 May 2019
    Abstract: This paper looks at the residents of Ngoingwa Estate on their attitudes towards sustainable urban agriculture land use practice within their urban set up. The pursuit of food security, alternative food systems, employment, fresh food, the unpredictable food prices, enhanced communal ties among others are the basic benefits of urban agriculture. A m... Show More