Impact of Brick Making to the Environment

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  • Topic: Brick, Research, Land degradation
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  • Published : April 10, 2013
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DECLARATION

I, Samweli Daud, hereby declare that this work is my own and it has never been produced or submitted to any University or higher learning Institution for the similar or different award.

Name: Samweli Daud

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Supervisor

Name: Mr.Ernest Nyanda

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CERTIFICATION

The undersigned certifies that he has read and hereby recommends for acceptance by St. Augustine University of Tanzania, a research report entitled:

“ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACTS OF BRICK MAKING ON LAND”

……………………………… Date…………………….

Mr. E. Nyanda

(Supervisor)

COPYRIGHT

©Copyright by Samweli Daud

May 2013.

All rights reserved, no part of this research paper shall be reproduced, neither stored in a retrieval system nor transmitted in any other form or means, electronically or mechanically including photocopying and recording without the prior permission from Samweli Daud OR St.Augustine on Behalf.

DEDICATION

This work is dedicated to my beloved parents Mr. Samweli Hewa and Mrs. Elizabeth Samweli for their tireless moral guidance, always they kept on insisting hardworking to me and they made me be someone today.

Also special thanks and grateful dedication is directed to my friends, Judith Mtui ,Temu John and Dioniz John and many others from sociology 2013 class at St,Augustine University of Tanzania.Your concrete deliberate support and presence had made me excel towards successful completion of this Research report.

May the Almighty God of Heaven bless every work of your hands.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

My humble and foremost thanks are reserved to the creator of everything and the lovely Almighty God, who gave me the enough physical and mental energy and finally helped this work to be possible.

Many heartfelt thanks are also directed to the department of sociology of Saint Augustine University of Tanzania, without leaving behind my head of department Mr. Myumbo Ludovick, I certainly acknowledge his contribution for making this work possible may everything which he desires be made possible by God.

My appreciation goes to Mr Ernest Nyanda who have been my Research mentor and supervisor during the whole period ,I recognise his time ,energy, encouragement ,power, love and tolerance he have showed to me throughout the preparation of this work, May God add to him as he deserves.

Finally I know that it is not possible to list all the names of the people who contributed to the successfulness of this Research paper, But still their contributions are highly appreciated and I am praying to them all that God should extend his abundant blessings upon them forever.

ABSTRACT

The research paper aims to assess the impacts of brick making activities on land and the case study of Geita district specifically at the Mtakuja and Kalangalala wards of the studied area. The main purpose of the study was to assess the impacts of brick making on land. The research sample was 50 and researcher employed the questionnaires, documentary review, focus group discussion and observation as the tools for data collection. The major findings explored by this study showed that the land have been badly affected with the brick making activities that takes place within the area and that large part of land have been turned to be unproductive due to the effects brought about from the brick making activities over the area. The study also shows that people are aware of the impacts which the brick making activities imposes to the land but they resort to it only...
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