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socioeconomic inpacts of sand mining in nigeria

socioeconomic inpacts of sand mining in nigeria

Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining along the ...

consequences of sand mining on communities along the Victory River. The objectives are to: examine residents’ perception, identify the impacts of sand mining in their domain and propose mitigation measures for moderate and major negative impacts and enhancement measures for positive impacts of sand mining.

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Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the ...

2019-2-27  socioeconomic impacts of sand mining and reclamation. 2.2. The Study Area Amongst the 36 States in Nigeria, Lagos is the smallest state, o- yet the most p pulous and economically vibrant city. The city is bounded on the north and east by Ogun state; the city shares boundary with Republic of

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(PDF) Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining

PDF On Jan 10, 2017, Simeipiri Johnbull and others published Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining along the Victory River in Port Harcourt, Nigeria Find, read and cite all the research ...

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale

2018-10-17  companies. Most mining activities in Nigeria and Niger State by extension is done by Artisanal and Small Scale miners using simple and basic technology. Artisanal and Small-Scale mining (ASM) refers to informal mining activities carried out using low technology or with minimal machinery. Artisanal and Small Scale mining is an important source of

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Communities Perceived Socio-economic Impacts of Oil

2011-11-30  Nigeria is currently harmonising plans for the exploitation of oil sands in southern part of the country. The findings from a case study suggested that investment and subsequent production in oil sands could have positive outcomes, but could also affect the

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF

However, the process of sand mining has accelerated coastal environmental degradation to an alarming rate in many areas of Ghana. In Nigeria, Lagos is more vulnerable to heavy flooding, erosion, and possible total submergence of a sizeable portion of the city if the un-coordinated rate of dredging and sand mining goes unchecked (Furtune, 2009).

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Impact of Sand Dredging Activities on Ecosystem and ...

2018-2-27  Nigeria is a developing country whose urban cities, particularly Lagos, are ex-panding at a high rate, thus sand dredging will continue to be a major source for land reclamation purpose and building materials for housing development. Consequently, sand dredging operations would still be very much relevant to the construction industry in Lagos state in actualizing its mega city pursuit and will remain

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The physical and socio-economic assessment, and policy ...

the environmental and socio-economic impact of sand mining in Oguta Lake watershed, Imo State, South East Nigeria. Remote Sensing and a Geographical Information System were used for identification, mapping of the sand mining sites and processing of soil erosion images. In addition, two focus group discussions and 44 semi-

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MINIG AND QUARRYING - National Bureau of Statistics,

2015-7-15  mining; mining of clay for the ceramic or refractory industries for drilling and/or as a filter medium; operations of sand or gravel pits. (vi) mining of chemical and fertilizer minerals, extraction of salt and other mining and quarrying not classified elsewhere. Consequently, what is hereby classified as division 14 consists of 4

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ASSESSMENT OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF

2018-11-14  The main instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire titled “Socio-economic Impact of Sand Mining Operations Questionnaire (SISMOQ)”. The questionnaire consists of three sections A, B and C. Section A contained information related to the demographic variables. These include; gender, age, academic qualification and occupation. Section B consists of items based on the socio-economic impact of sand mining. In section B, the Likert scale technique was adopted. The response to each of the items was weighted on a 4–points Likert type scoring scale. The respondents were free to choose Strongly Agree (SA) = 4 points, Agree (A) =3 points, Disagree (D) =2 points and Strongly Disagree (SD) =1 point. From the scale, a criterion score of 2.5 was adopted. The criterion score was obtained as follows: Criterion score = (4+3+2+1)/4 = 2.5 Items having a mean score above the criterion score of 2.5 were accepted as socioeconomic impact while those under 2.5 were not accepted as socioeconomic

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Socio-economic Consequences of Sand Mining along the ...

The study found that continuous river sand mining had altered the river courses and increased the width and depth of the Victory River. Livelihood chain of the people have been distorted leading to diminished purchasing power, increased poverty level and other associated social vices.

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Communities Perceived Socio-economic Impacts of Oil Sands ...

2011-11-30  Nigeria is currently harmonising plans for the exploitation of oil sands in southern part of the country. The findings from a case study suggested that investment and subsequent production in oil sands could have positive outcomes, but could also affect the

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Impact of Sand Mining and Sea Reclamation on the ...

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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SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF SAND

However, the process of sand mining has accelerated coastal environmental degradation to an alarming rate in many areas of Ghana. In Nigeria, Lagos is more vulnerable to heavy flooding, erosion, and possible total submergence of a sizeable portion of the city if the un-coordinated rate of dredging and sand mining goes unchecked (Furtune, 2009).

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The physical and socio-economic assessment, and policy ...

the environmental and socio-economic impact of sand mining in Oguta Lake watershed, Imo State, South East Nigeria. Remote Sensing and a Geographical Information System were used for identification, mapping of the sand mining sites and processing of soil erosion images. In addition, two focus group discussions and 44 semi-

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Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Surface Mining ...

The mining industry remains the backbone of many economies in the developing world. This paper has examined the socio-economic and associated environmental impacts of surface mining in Udege District Nasarawa, The study established the local mining methods, examined the socio-economic and environmental impacts of surface and illegal mining on the host communities, and assessed the []

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF ILLEGAL MINING

2020-2-22  the effects of the illegal mining on the socio-economic activities of Atang District Kaduna State, Nigeria. Aim and Objectives of the Study The study aimed at assessing the Socioeconomic Effects of Illegal Mining Activities in Antang District of Jema’a Local Government Area, Kaduna State.

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The Impact of River and Inland Sand Mining on the

The second is to examine the physical and socioeconomic implications of sand mining on the general well-being of the watershed in the Watari River system a qualitative and quantitative assessment.

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MINIG AND QUARRYING - National Bureau of Statistics,

2015-7-15  mining; mining of clay for the ceramic or refractory industries for drilling and/or as a filter medium; operations of sand or gravel pits. (vi) mining of chemical and fertilizer minerals, extraction of salt and other mining and quarrying not classified elsewhere. Consequently, what is hereby classified as division 14 consists of 4

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COMMUNITIES COMPANY RELATION IN LIMESTONE

2015-10-27  Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries (Tauli-Corpuz, 1997; UNEP, 1997) including Nigeria. Nigeria is endowed with abundant mineral resources of international value, including gold, limestone, marble, gypsum, gemstones, iron ore, natural

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The physical and socio-economic assessment, and policy ...

the environmental and socio-economic impact of sand mining in Oguta Lake watershed, Imo State, South East Nigeria. Remote Sensing and a Geographical Information System were used for identification, mapping of the sand mining sites and processing of soil erosion images. In addition, two focus group discussions and 44 semi-

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The physical and socio-economic assessment, and policy ...

In Nigeria, the demand for sand for building and other construction purposes is rapidly increasing, reflecting the rise in human population as well as their need for houses. However, sand mining often results in serious environmental problems such as soil erosion, land degradation and loss of agricultural lands. This study assesses the environmental and socio-economic impact of sand mining in ...

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF ILLEGAL MINING

2020-2-22  the effects of the illegal mining on the socio-economic activities of Atang District Kaduna State, Nigeria. Aim and Objectives of the Study The study aimed at assessing the Socioeconomic Effects of Illegal Mining Activities in Antang District of Jema’a Local Government Area, Kaduna State.

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF

2017-3-24  mining communities and if they are aligned to the development agenda of the local government. In order to understand the mismatch that exists between the social and labour plans and the current appalling socio-economic conditions of the mining communities, the study utilised

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GSJ: Volume 9, Issue 6, June 2021, Online: ISSN 2320-9186

2021-6-14  contribution of sand mining especially towards poverty alleviation and rural development in Okija has been noted. Johnbull and Brown (2017) stated that the Socioeconomic - Consequences of Sand Mining along the Victory River in Port Harcourt, Nigeria include employment, creation of revenues for rural communities and negatively affect the river since

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Possible Environmental and Socio-economic

Possible Environmental and Socio-economic Ramifications of Sand and Gravel Winning 31 Pillar Figure 1: Diagrammatic representation of sustainable sand/gravel winning conceptual framework Source: Author constructed (2019) with ideas adapted from Serageldin et al. (1994), Azapagic and Perdan (2000), Scoones (1998), and Carney (2003).

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Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural

2016-1-11  While mining affected villages were selected within the vicinity of three kilometres from mining, control villages were selected around twenty kilometres distance from the active mining region. Using the systematic random sampling method, a sample of 50 households from each village was undertaken. Thus a total of 400 such households (300 from ...

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Nigerian Mining Sector Brief 1 Nigerian Mining Sector

2021-8-13  1erview of the Nigerian Mining Sector Ov 05 2 Mineral Endowment 08. 2.1 Coal 08 2.2umen Bit 09 2.3 Limestone 09 2.4 Iron-Ore 09 2.5arites B 09 2.6ead-Zinc L 11 2.7 Gold 11. 3al and Regulatory Framework Leg 12. 3.1 Mines Inspectorate Department 13 3.2 Mines Environmental and Compliance Department 13 ...

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Understanding the socioeconomic and environmental ...

2021-6-1  In Nigeria, no nationwide study has explored the socioeconomic and environmental factors associated with HWT for evidence-based intervention. Hence, this article addresses this knowledge gap by investigating the extent of adopting appropriate HWT methods among households and the socioeconomic indicators of the likelihood of practicing HWT.

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Minerals And Mining Policies In Nigeria: Implications On ...

2020-9-20  minerals. Such Acts included the Nigerian Coal Mining Act of 1950, the Gold and Diamond Trading Act, the Explosives Act of 1964, the Tin Act No. 25 of 1967, and the Quarries Act and Allied Regulations of 1969. Much of the mineral potentials of Nigeria like

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