Significance of introduced pollutants (plastic bags) on natural Systems

Shafiq Nedala, April 2017 Email: nedalashafiq1@gmail.com Makerere University Waste Management Research Association (MUWMRA) Department of Environmental Management What are plastics? Plastics are non-biodegradable, synthetic polymers derived primarily from Petro-fossil feedstock and made-up of long chain hydrocarbons with additives joined together by a process polymerization (Tapkire 2014; Abdel-Rahman et al, 2015; Bashir, 2013). According to (Muthu […]

Use of biotechnology to address food insecurity in Africa.

Apparently most African countries have tasted the impact of climate change and this has been heavily felt in agriculture sector threatening food security. Diseases, pests, and prolonged droughts have contributed to low yields for both crops and animal production making agriculture seem impossible. Some scholars, heads of states and other policy makers have proposed the […]