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COMMERCIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND THE NEGLECT OF EXTENSION SERVICES IN NIGERIA
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Pp. 182-183 in the Ninth International Animal, Agricultural and Food Processing Wastes Proceedings of the 12-15 October 2003 Symposium (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina USA), Publication Date 12 October 2003. 701P1203.(doi:10.13031/2013.15248)
Authors: I. O. Oladele
Keywords: Commercial waste management, Extension services, Organo-mineral fertilizer, Nigeria
The activities of two commercial waste management systems were reviewed in Nigeria. The scope of their operations and the impact of these centers on livestock waste management were examined. The case studies revealed that livestock waste management would be efficient among other things if there was a proper diffusion and adoption of waste management techniques. A proper linkage between research, extension and livestock farmers is suggested for effective management of wastes.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)