Dear Huria Journal readers, on behalf of the editorial Board I wish to introduce you to Volume 24 (1) of Huria Journal of the Open University of Tanzania. Credit should go to Authors and Patrons who through their submission of manuscripts has shown trust in the Journal. Also credit should go the reviewers of submitted manuscripts and the hard working editorial board. Huria Journal of the Open University of Tanzania aims to enhance and advance the publishing of high quality research and review articles in Open and Distance Learning, social sciences and humanities, life sciences, physical and biomedical sciences. Huria Journal is peer reviewed and is open to contributions from both national and international researchers. This volume contains 12 interesting articles ranging from environmental and climate change issues; wild life conservation, family planning and education issues. Moreover, the issue has articles related to autism spectrum disorders students and regional security issue. Dear readers, I hope you will enjoy reading articles published in this volume and continue to contribute articles to this journal.
Prof. Emmanuel S. P. Kigadye