Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 389

Table of Content: 4 October, 2011; 4(11)

October 2011

Informal land market: Alternative approach to mass residential housing provision in South-Western Nigeria

  There has been continuous patronage of the informal land market by prospective real estate investors particularly in towns and cities within South-Western Nigeria over the years. This paper identifies reasons for the failure of earlier land policies from literature on one hand and why informal land markets continue to flourish by the day in Nigeria with the aid of two questionnaires distributed among fifteen...

Author(s):   Samuel Adesiyan Oloyede, Iroham Emeka Osmond and Caleb Abiodun Ayedun  

October 2011

The valuation of the role of the rural guiding plans in rural development: A case study of Bonab villages

  Rural guiding plans are the prevalent and common projects conducted in rural areas and mostly adopted from urban development projects. They are looked upon as an important tool in developing the villages whose development seems to be essential for improving the infrastructures of the other sectors of the country. It is largely understood that performing studies to improve the production method and taking them...

Author(s):   Javad Hajializadeh and Masoud Mahdavi  

October 2011

Land uses and human pressure indicators in the Plain of Târgovişte (Romania)

  Land uses are closely connected to the favorableness of the natural factors, to their productive potential and to the ameliorative works. In the Plain of TârgoviÅŸte, in time, the structure and geographic repartition of the land uses categories have changed, especially in the sense of the increase of the agricultural areas through the valorization of the weakly productive or non-productive areas, the...

Author(s):   Gica Pehoiu and Mihaela Sencovici  

October 2011

Dynamics of urban land use changes with remote sensing: Case of Ibadan, Nigeria

  There are so many problems confronting most contemporary cities in the recent time particularly among the less developed countries around the world. These problems have been recognized to be the product of lack of urban planning by the authority in-charge as well as individual members of the society. However, the negative relationship between urban population and urban development has been identified using...

Author(s):   Bankole Michael Oladele and Bakare Hakeem Oladimeji  

October 2011

Palynostratigraphy and depositional palaeoenvironment of Cretaceous-Palaeogene (K-Pg) boundary deposits on Abidjan margin (Côte d’Ivoire)

  Palynological analysis were performed on 49 samples of cuttings from the interval 6020' to 4460 ' of an oil well Dino -1x located on Abidjan offshore margin in Côte d'Ivoire. This study proposed a palynostratigraphy and inferred a depositional environment, of which 1,560 feet thickness ismainly of gray clays. The samples first described for a lithological synthesis were...

Author(s):   Digbehi Zéli Bruno, Guédé Koré Elysée, Yao N’goran Jean-Paul, Affian Kouadio, Toé Bi Kahou Katel Kizito, Yao Konan Raphael and Tahi Ignace