Influence of Gender and Environmental Awareness on Attitude of People towards Forest Conservation in Ekuri Communities in Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State

Omoogun, A. C., Odok Anthony O.

Abstract


This study examined some psychological variables and attitude of people towards forest conservation in Ekuri communities in Akamkpa local government area of Cross River State. This Ex-Post Facto research involved two hundred respondents consisting of farmers, traders and students selected through stratified random sampling technique. A questionnaire constructed by the researchers was used for data collection while independent t-test and Pearson Product Moment Correlation statistical analysis were used for data analysis. The research findings revealed that there is a significant influence of gender and environmental awareness on attitude of people towards forest conservation. Based on these findings, appropriate recommendations were made.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jpag.v3i2.3984

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