International Journal of Environmental Chemistry


Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019

  • Assessment of the Levels of Herbicide Residues in Fish Samples from Alau Dam, Maiduguri, Borno, State, Nigeria

    Joseph Clement Akan, Lawan Bukar Inuwa, Zaynab Muhammad Chellube, Musa Muhammad Mahmud, Fanna Inna Abdulrahman

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 53-58
    Received: 11 March 2019
    Accepted: 15 May 2019
    Published: 20 December 2019
    Abstract: The aim of this study is to determine the levels of atrazine, propanil, alachlor, metolachlor, paraquat, propachlor, butachlor and glysophate in the flesh, liver, intestine and gills of Tilapia zilli, Clarias anguillaris, Synodentis budgetti and Heterotis niloticus from Alau Dam The highest total concentrations of all the studied herbicide residues... Show More
  • Estimates of Factors Affecting Economic Growth in the Agricultural Sector in the Development Plan

    Naftaly Gisore Mose

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 59-64
    Received: 10 March 2019
    Accepted: 29 April 2019
    Published: 24 December 2019
    Abstract: Agricultural sector contribute about 36% of the East African Community’s Gross Domestic Product (World Bank, 2009), 80 per cent of the populace depend on agriculture directly and indirectly for food, employment and income, while about 40 million people in EAC (East African Countries) suffer from hunger and the agricultural sector still retains a lo... Show More
  • Determinants of Water Consumption Growth and Green Environment Trade-offs in Kombolecha Industrial Zone, Ethiopia

    Tefera Eshete Kebede, Chipo Mukonza, Munyaradzi Chitakira

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 65-71
    Received: 20 July 2019
    Accepted: 27 September 2019
    Published: 26 December 2019
    Abstract: Water is life blood for people and firms to ensure their optimal benefits. This study identified the determinants of the water consumption growth and green environment tradeoffs at Kombolecha industrial zone, Ethiopia. This was due to Ethiopia is amongst drought affected and variable rainfall dependent country in eastern Africa. Above 80 percent of... Show More
  • Environmental Pollution by Heavy Metal: An Overview

    Nachana’a Timothy, Ezekiel Tagui Williams

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 72-82
    Received: 15 July 2019
    Accepted: 13 August 2019
    Published: 30 December 2019
    Abstract: Environmental pollution by heavy metals has become a global issue in the recent years as it affects public health. Especially with the continue increase in anthropogenic activities such as industries and urbanization which releases pollutants in to the environment without control and effects remedies. Among the numerous environmental pollutants, he... Show More
  • Impact of Climate Change on Seasonal Rainfall Patterns over Bale Highlands, Southeastern Ethiopia

    Wogayehu Legese Jima, Deriba Korecha, Kasahun Tur

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 84-91
    Received: 6 September 2019
    Accepted: 24 October 2019
    Published: 31 December 2019
    Abstract: The objective of this study was evaluates the impact of climate change on seasonal rainfall patterns over Bale Highlands by using climate data from National Meteorology Agency and downscaling Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (Cordex) output data from cordex Africa. In order to estimate the climate change signal scenarios of rainf... Show More