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: 390

Table of Content: August, 2013; 6(6)

August 2013

Farmer’s perception on the effect of climate change and variation on urban agriculture in Ibadan Metropolis, South-western Nigeria

  Agricultural activities mostly food crop production are climate dependent, as change in the ideal plant requirement may affect the overall yield and productive capacity of the crop. The study examined farmers’ perception on the effect of climate change and variations on urban agriculture in Ibadan Metropolis. Data were obtained through the administration of 145 copies of structured questionnaire to...

Author(s):   Odewumi, S.G. , Awoyemi, O. K. , Iwara, A.I.  and Ogundele, F.O.        

August 2013

Assessment of ecotourism resources: An applied methodology to Nameri National Park of Assam-India

  Assam, comprising Eastern Himalaya, is one of the mega bio-diversity hot spots of the world. It also forms part of two endemic bird areas, viz. Eastern Himalaya and Assam plains. Nameri National Park is a part of NBL (north bank landscape of the Brahmaputra River) and also is a part of Eastern Himalayan mega biodiversity hotspot, which has immense potentialities for ecotourism venture. The present research is...

Author(s):   Niranjan Das    

August 2013

Analysis of the socio-economic characteristics and housing condition in the core neighbourhood of Akure, Nigeria

  The paper highlights survey on low – income settlements in the core area of Akure, the capital of Ondo State, Nigeria and examined the socio – economic characteristics of the respondent and the physical state of the building they occupy. It gathers field data with a structured questionnaire administered among residents of low income neighbourhoods of Akure using random sampling...

Author(s):   Bamidele M. Ogunleye      

August 2013

Household water demand in the peri-urban communities of Awka, Capital of Anambra State, Nigeria

  The aim of this paper is to determine relevant factors contributing to the water demand in the peri-urban communities of Awka capital city. Towards achieving this aim, questionnaire were developed and served on the households in various communities to collect relevant data on the 13 physical and socio-economic factors we earlier identified as influencing water demand in the area.  Water quality was...

Author(s):   E. E. Ezenwaji, P.O. Phil-Eze, V. I. Otti and B. M. Eduputa      

August 2013

Health care problem and management in Nigeria

  The study examined rural health care problem and management in Nigeria with a focus on Delta State. The study adopts literature search and a survey design; questionnaires were administered to fifty two health establishments, 2 to each local government area. 26 general hospitals are located in urban areas and another 26  medical health centres located in the rural communities, but with the...

Author(s):   S. I. Efe