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 2016; 9(7)

July 2016

Assessment of the impacts of gully erosion on Auchi settlement, Southern Nigeria

Gully erosion in Auchi has become a serious environmental disaster to the town and its neigbouring villages. It has threatened and even destroyed many of the urban infrastructure, properties, and lives as well as retarding the social and economic growth and development of the town. The research work therefore assesses the impact of gully erosion on Auchi town with the aid of data derived from satellite imageries, Global...

Author(s): Musa Dalil, Ahmed  Abdullahi Ilegieuno, Muhammed Usman Babangida  and Abdul Husain

July 2016

Residential housing in Ghana’s low-income urban areas: An analysis of households living conditions in the Wa Municipality

The study examined the housing conditions of households in residential units within the Wa Municipality of Ghana. The study employed mainly interviews and focus group discussions, with questionnaire survey as a complementary technique, drawing on concepts of households’ demand for housing. The analysis suggests that households’ choice of living spaces is influenced by income, rent values, facilities...

Author(s): Issaka Kanton Osumanu, Enoch Akwasi Kosoe and Frederick Dapilah