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View Resource A study on making complete feed blocks for cattle with different combination of fodder grasses and agricultural wastes

Present study was carried out to develop a cost effective complete feed block with long shelf life using locally available fodder grasses and agricultural wastes. Three different complete feed blocks (T1, T2 and T3) were formulated to meet the daily requirement of 250kg heifers. Compacted blocks were formed in T1 and T2, while, T3 formed loose mass. The lowest (P< 0.05) free fatty acid content was...

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View Resource Foreign Direct Investment, Non-Oil Exports and Economic Growth in Nigeria: Granger Causality Approach

This paper critically examined the relationship between FDI, non-oil exports and economic growth in Nigeria using granger causality approach. The study utilized data from CBN Statistical Bulletin and UNCTAD investment report from 1980-2016. Consequently, various diagnostic tests such as unit roots, co-integration and Pairwise Granger Causality Tests were estimated. The results of the finding show...

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View Resource Communication for nature conservation. A case study of Dongtan Wetland Park, Shanghai, China

This article aims to review communication approaches and their practical application in nature conservation projects. It is based on a case study of Dongtan Wetland Park located in Shanghai, China and utilizes communication strategy planning approach in identifying main stakeholders and analyzing communication activities performed by the management of the park. It examines the core communication...

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View Resource Analysis of Human Heat Stress in Sri Lanka: Using Temperature Humidity Index (THI)

The Human Comfort Index (HCI) is known as the apparent temperature of the human body which is used to calculate Human Heat Stress (HHS). This is how the human body feels effects of the combination of Relative Humidity (RH) and Air Temperature (AT). This index is very important for human health, recreation activities, human productivity, tourism, urban planning and etc.

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View Resource Application of Brick as a Building Material for Low Cost Housing in Hot and Dry Climates

Brick which is a by-product of clay soils can be found in the historical architecture of any civilization due to its affordability, accessibility, recyclability and social cultural connections especially in the hot-dry climates of the world. Its popularity as a construction material is still evident today with over a third of the global population currently living in earthen structures. Yet low...

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View Resource Attitudes of Physical Fitness among Girl Students in Nepal

This study presents a comparative analysis of attitudes on physical fitness among the girl students in private and government campus, Nepal. Initially, it was hypothesized that there is no significance difference in attitude of physical fitness between the girl students of two different campuses. From among two hundred girl students of the campuses 100 students from each campus were purposively...

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View Resource Assessment of Annual Effective Dose Equivalent and Excess Lifetime Cancer Risk Due to Radionuclide Present in Water obtained from Oloru, Kwara State, Nigeria

This study was carried out so as to assessed the radiological concentrations in water through the use of a well shielded and well calibrated NaI(Tl) detector. Three primordial radionuclides namely 238U, 232Th and 40K were detected in the samples. The radionuclides concentrations range from 2.85 ± 0.79 Bql-1 to 25.80 ± 4.62 Bql-1 (11.08 ± 2.61 Bql-1) for 238U, from 0.57 ± 0.06 Bql-1 to 7.11 ±...

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View Resource Physicochemical and Sensory Quality Assessment of ‘Nono’ Sold In Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria

A study was conducted on ‘nono’ (locally fermented cow milk) sold in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State to assess its physicochemical quality and sensory characteristics. A total of 300 ‘nono’ samples were randomly collected from 10 purposively selected markets in the study area for laboratory assessment. The overall means for temperature, pH, specific gravity (SG), and...

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View Resource Does microcredit affect poverty reduction in Macedonia?

Microcredit has shown positive effects on poverty reduction in many countries. Considering the fact, that we faced a lack of studies about this topic in Macedonia, this paper will have a great impact on informing the researchers, institutions and society about this issue. This will affect the improvement of policies and programs for poverty reduction.

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View Resource Influence of Managerial Skills on Growth of Projects in Kenya: A Case of Uwezo Funded Youth Projects in Thika Town

The Kenyan Government has committed huge financial resources to youth development projects through the Uwezo fund. Despite establishment of Uwezo fund, Kenyan youths are not utilizing the funds as projected by the government. A report by District Youth Officer in Thika indicates that twenty eight youth groups have taken up Uwezo fund amounting to Kshs 1,560,000 as at 31st December 2016. The total...

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