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Title: SPATIAL MAPPING OF SOME FISBERlES"DEPENDENT VILLAGES AROUND 'SIDROROR L.G.A. USING GEOGRAPIDCAL INFORMATION SYSTEM AND REMOTE SENSING
Authors: OCHIGBANO, LILIAN OTOWE
Issue Date: 3-Jun-2013
Abstract: The mapping and research on fishing viIrages around Shiroro dam was carried out over a period of eight weeks. The villages were identified and mapped using Global Positioning System and other information on demographic profile of the fishermen, fishfug actiVity, dependency of the villagers on, fishIng as well as their socio-economic ch_anlcteristics were obtamed usmg questionnaires and: oraf interview. The result shows tl:lat fishin.g is ~ all y~ act\v~ty and a major source of their livelihood with limited access to basic and social amenIties. There should be conservative practices to discourage over exploitation and extlnction of some species. Geographical information and remote sensing are fmportant tools for a pfanner to devefop strategic plans for fishery conservation and sustain ability .
Description: A PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES, AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY, SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY. MINNA, NIGER STATE. IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY (WATER RESOURCES AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY NOVEMBER, 2010.
URI: http://http://dspace.futminna.edu.ng/jspui/handle/1/383
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