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: February 2014; 7(1)

February 2014

Gender responsiveness in infrastructure provision for African cities: The case of Kampala in Uganda

Urban service delivery in cities of Africa is undergoing transformation in the quest to improve access and coverage while reducing the urban infrastructure deficit. This is mainly signaled by the gradual shift to integrated urban planning functions and decision-making spheres within the institutional set-up of city authorities. This paper builds on a triangulated study in Kampala city to argue that urban planning...

Author(s): Buyana Kareem and Shuaib Lwasa

February 2014

Does international migration represent a mechanism for status enhancement or status loss? Evidence from international return migrants to Ghana

The issue of return migration has been neglected in most migration studies in Africa. Meanwhile, there has been a growing recognition that migration, both internal and international can offer an important route out of poverty for many people from developing countries. To unravel some of these hypotheses, data from a survey involving 120 return migrants in the Berekum Municipality, Ghana, were used to examine the...

Author(s): Yendaw Elijah