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: 387

Table of Content: February 2015; 8(2)

February 2015

Changes in marriage practices among the Bafumbira of Western Uganda

This paper examines changes in marriage practices of the Bafumbira, an ethnic group in Western Uganda.  The paper uses data obtained from primary data that included focus group discussions (FGDs) in Kisoro District and Kampala City and compliments it with secondary data. It shows that some marriage practices threatened by modernization through formal education, migration and urbanization are still very relevant to...

Author(s): TUMWINE Fredick Ruguma

February 2015

Health impact assessment of community-based solid waste management facilities in Ilorin West Local Government Area, Kwara State, Nigeria

Adverse inter-relationships between man and his environment has been the main cause of disequilibrium, which usually result in negative effects to man himself, his environment and his survival as epitomized by the current global climate change phenomenon. This study applied the concept of Health Impact Assessment (HIA), an evolution of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to predict the health impact of the proposed...

Author(s): T. K. Oyekan and A. O. Sulyman

February 2015

Menace of illegal motor parks in Nigerian urban environment: Example from Ilorin city

Parking lots are areas designated and fixed by the authority of city’s management or its agents to ease inter and intra-transport systems for long or short journey passengers. Parking lot is an essential part of the transport system; it plays a crucial role in the management of traffic and congestion. But where these lots are not authorized they become illegal parking. Illegal parking lot forms one of the major...

Author(s): Y.A. Ahmed