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: 384

Table of Content: April-June, 2021; 14(2)

April 2021

Analysis of the effects of climate variability on maize yields in Tano North District, Ahafo Region, Ghana

This study focuses on the effects of climate variability on maize yields in Tano North District for a 20-year period spanning 1995 to 2015. The Department for International Development model, the “Livelihood Sustainable Framework” was used to drive the tenets of the study which was informed by the Action Theory of Adaptation. Three farming communities namely; Duayaw Nkwanta, Yamfo and Tanoso were purposively...

Author(s): Ebenezer Oppong Amankwa and Daniel Buor

April 2021

Urban farmers land injustice: Assessing the impact of land development projects on agriculture in Dar es Salaam City

Land injustices are a global phenomenon but more vivid in developing countries, especially in Africa, where colonial hangover and the neo-liberal economic policies have been known to contribute into the plight of the urban poor including urban farmers. This paper examines the land injustices of urban farmers by taking Mbweni-Mpiji, a sub-urban area in the city of Dar es Salaam as a case study. The study used a...

Author(s): Mkwela Hawa

April 2021

Determinants of rural outmigration of children and youth in a rapidly urbanizing nation: The case of Ethiopia

Young people have continued to flock out of densely populated rural areas of Ethiopia. The overriding objective of this study was to assess the causes for the departure of children and youth out of rural areas and the protagonists involved in the migration decision. Primary data were gathered through a survey that covered 300 migrant-sending households; and from in-depth interviews. The findings revealed that the major...

Author(s): Kassa Dad

June 2021

Transit oriented development in medium cities in Africa: Experiences from Kisumu, Kenya

Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is a planned area with land use that has optimal reach of public transport by urban populace it serves. Availability and accessibility of public transport minimizes reliance of use by private users and this is the cardinal rule of TOD Principles have been developed that provide a framework for understanding TOD. Kisumu is used as a case study in exploring these principles and their...

Author(s): George M. Onyango and Fredrick O. Owino