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: 386

Table of Content: July 2009; 2(7)

July 2009

Irrigation agriculture: An option for achieving the millennium development goals in Nigeria

  This paper reports the prospect of irrigation agriculture in transforming the dream of attaining the Millennium Development Goals to reality in Nigeria. Efforts of government at revitalizing agriculture before and after 2000 were highlighted. It identifies the poor attitude of Nigerian government towards productive agricultural system and the continuous importation of consumer goods that could otherwise be...

Author(s):   E. O. Oriola  

July 2009

Analysis of rainfall distribution over Enugu during the little dry season (1990-2005)

Rainfall is highly variable in both time and space, particularly in sub-humid tropical regions like West-Africa. This paper examines the variations in rainfall distributions over Enugu metropolis during the “little dry season” from 1990-2005 for the months of June, July, August and September. Statistical techniques like Time Series charts with Trend line analysis and standard deviation were used to depict...

Author(s): Enete Ifeanyi Christian and Ebenebe Izuchukwu, N.