The impact of slum development on fragile ecosystems (wetlands): a case study of Namuwongo slum, Kampala district, Uganda.

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2012-08
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Kampala International University.College of Engneering and Applied Sceince
Abstract
This Research is about the impact of slum development on fragile ecosystems in Namuwongo slum, Kampala district, Uganda. This study covers the negative effects of slums on the wetland. In this research a number of impacts were shown such as how they contribute to the degradation of the wetland through the different human activities such as agriculture, industrilisation and others and finally how the wetland has been conserved having all factors constant. These impacts were broken down into parts so that the research shows a clear view of what the thesis is implying. The information stated in this research was obtained through interviewing a number of people in Namuwongo slum, some who were given questionnaires and also other approaches such as observation were also used by the researcher so that this research is completed.
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Research dissertation submitted to in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management of Kampala International University
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Slum, Development, Fragile, Ecosystems
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