Use of mobile technology by environmental conservation Bodies to enhance reporting of incidents of illegal dumping of Waste

Mutai, Robert Kipngetich
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Strathmore University
This research determines and analyzes the challenges that environmental conservation body’s face when trying to deal with the issue of illegal dumping of waste in the area of reporting of such incidents. It looks at how mobile phone technology can be used to help them in this issue.It specifically looks at the issue of illegal dumping of waste in undesignated areas within Nairobi. At the conclusion of the research, there is the development of a mobile and web application that the environmental conservation bodies will use in reporting of cases of illegal dumping of waste as well as in interacting with the public in the process of information sharing.
Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Information Technology in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Master of Science Telecommunications Innovation and Development of Strathmore University