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Environmental and socio-economic impact of tobacco production in Arua District

Ogen Kevin Aliro

Environmental and socio-economic impact of tobacco production in Arua District

by Ogen Kevin Aliro

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Published by Panos, Monitor Publications in London, [Kampala] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda,
  • Arua District.
    • Subjects:
    • Tobacco workers -- Health and hygiene -- Uganda -- Arua District.,
    • Occupational diseases -- Uganda -- Arua District.,
    • Tobacco industry -- Environmental aspects -- Uganda -- Arua District.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 24).

      Other titlesUganda :
      Statementby Ogen Kevin Aliro.
      ContributionsPanos Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7269.T62 U333 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL342887M
      LC Control Number97983427

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      Adult tobacco surveys in WHO member states. Geneva: WHO; [ Links ] Heikkilä K, Nyberg ST, Fransson EI, Alfredsson L, De Bacquer D, Bjorner JB, et al. Job strain and tobacco smoking: an individual-participant data meta-analysis of , adults in 15 European by: 2. This study examines the economic and environmental contribution of urban farming in Aba, Abia State. Landsat 8 Satellite image was used to acquire the Land Cover of Aba. Random sampling techniques were used to select individuals that are involved in urban farming. Data for the study were collected using questionnaire and : Okoro Enyinnaya Okoro, Iwueke Nyainbau Tarinabo, Agunanna Henry Ibe, Ndulaka Chigozie Martin.


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