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Title: Social Aspects of Livestock Waste Management in Cyprus
Authors: Longo, S
Malamis, S
Katsou, E
Costa, CN
Theologides, CP
Fatone, F
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Citation: WASTE AND BIOMASS VALORIZATION, 7 (4): pp. 765 - 777 (13), (2016)
Abstract: This work examined the social perception of the population towards the management of livestock waste in Cyprus. A questionnaire was developed and distributed to population residing relatively close to livestock waste production and management facilities. The responses showed that the greatest problems as perceived by the population are odour issues, health issues and the adverse impact on property values. The participants in the survey assessed traffic and noise as minor problems.The majority of people (73%) replied that land spreading of livestock waste is the dominant livestock waste management practice currently implemented in Cyprus. Only a small part reported not to be at all informed concerning livestock waste management. The participants in the survey believe that livestock waste management activities cannot significantly improve the employment level in Cyprus.
ISSN: 1877-2641
Appears in Collections:Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering Research Papers

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