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: December 2012; 5(16)

December 2012

Urbanization, housing quality and environmental degeneration in Nigeria

  This paper examines the housing quality in Nigeria cities and the impacts of urbanization on environmental degeneration of urban built environment. The paper identifies the problems that have aided the degeneration to: Inadequate basic infrastructural amenities, substandard housing, overcrowding, poor ventilation in homes and work places, and noncompliance with building bye-laws and regulations. In order to...

Author(s):   Amao Funmilayo Lanrewaju      

December 2012

Research on sustainable tourism development of a Leisure City – The case of Changsha

  Under the global trend of low-carbon economy, the sustainable development of tourism is very important for the adjustment of economic structure, regional economic development promotion, and improvement of city taste, community environment and conditions of public service facilities. More and more leisure cities consider their own tourism products as the best, which is becoming the comprehensive industrial...

Author(s):   Yong-gang An , Xiao-yan Ma, Ge Chen, Kai Huang, he-ping Zhang and Pei-tao Yang        

December 2012

Characterization and evaluation for integrated development of Umtrew river basin in Meghalaya Plateau, North East India

  A drainage basin in a mountainous region has a direct impact on its physical, environmental and ecological setup as it is the source of human beings fundamental needs. Umtrew river basin is spreading over the Indian states of Meghalaya and Assam, is located between 25°35’15’’ to 26°14’18’’N latitude and 91°35’17’’to...

Author(s):   Pranjit Kumar Sarma, Kalyanjit Sarma, Arup Kumar Das, Ankita Sarkar, Pradeep Kumar Manki and Prem Kumar Chetry