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: 364

Table of Content: May 2010; 2(5)

May 2010

Urban sprawl and water stress with respect to changing landscape: Study from Lucknow, India

  Lucknow is the capital city of India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh. Urban growth currently is largely on par with other cities of similar size, and is anticipated to be slightly faster in the immediate future. The better economic prospect has lead to an increase in the urban population of the city during last few years. It has lead to large-scale urban sprawl and the inherent distinctiveness of...

Author(s):   Venkatesh Dutta, Ashutosh Singh and Nupoor Prasad      

  • Article Number: 3E223BE39637

May 2010

Understanding urban sprawl in the Federal Capital City, Abuja: Towards sustainable urbanization in Nigeria

  In response to the rapid urban sprawling due to the fast rate of urbanization, there is an increasing need for focused research with a view to develop remediation strategies and methodologies for the effective and sustainable environmental planning in Federal Capital City (FCC), Abuja. This paper specifically focuses on an integrated approach of Remote Sensing (RS) data, Geographical Information Systems (GIS)...

Author(s):   F. Ujoh , I. D. kwabe and O. O. Ifatimehin   Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria. Federal Character Commission, Abuja, Nigeria. Department of Geography and Planning, Kogi State University, Anyigba, Nigeria.   Corresponding author..  Tel: 

  • Article Number: 3C7F6E439641

May 2010

Understanding urban sprawl in the Federal Capital City, Abuja: Towards sustainable urbanization in Nigeria

  In response to the rapid urban sprawling due to the fast rate of urbanization, there is an increasing need for focused research with a view to develop remediation strategies and methodologies for the effective and sustainable environmental planning in Federal Capital City (FCC), Abuja. This paper specifically focuses on an integrated approach of Remote Sensing (RS) data, Geographical Information Systems (GIS)...

Author(s): F. Ujoh , I. D. kwabe and O. O. Ifatimehin  

  • Article Number: 5DEAA5539644

May 2010

Accessibility of water services in Kisumu municipality, Kenya

  One of the key challenges to the developing countries is increasing access to safe water supply to the rapidly growing urban population, consequently, billions of dollars have been invested in pursuit of the goal of “universal service” and yet the realization of that goal is still elusive. Based on cross sectional survey and purposive sampling of 367 households, this paper examines the level of...

Author(s):   George G. Wagah, George M. Onyango and Jacob K. Kibwage  

  • Article Number: E9F373C39648