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: May 2016; 9(5)

May 2016

Explaining the role of cultural, social and economic factors on quality of residence in urban neighborhoods: A case study of Kerman

The residential environments provide the main tools for developing different types of life indicators such as health, family, job, and leisure. These environments can create or provide the appropriate conditions for increasing the satisfaction of their dwellers by accessing the required criteria. In various cities of Iran, the lack of consideration to the qualitative criteria of dwelling in the trend of progressions...

Author(s): Afsoon Mahdavi and Farah Habib

May 2016

Nature of home based enterprises (HBEs) in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria

Major sources of employment and income generation for urban residents in Nigeria and most other developing countries are found in what is referred to as Home Based Enterprises (HBEs). In Nigeria, a wide range of economic activities fall within these enterprises. These enterprises provide residential neighbourhoods with a range of services. The HBEs face a number of operational problems. Using data from Aba, the major...

Author(s): Egbu A. U., Kalu E. E. and Eze M. U.

May 2016

Fragmentation rate and landscape structure of the Tillabéry landscape (Sahel region) with reference to desertification

This paper sought to investigate and monitor desertification processes in the Tillabéry landscape (Sahel). To achieve this aim, it employed a landscape metrics approach. The usefulness of landscape structure was investigated in the context of desertification. A set of indices was selected to investigate multi-temporal change in the Tillabéry landscape affected by desertification. The percentage of land...

Author(s): Mahamane Mansour, Volker Hochschild, Alfred Schultz and Jude NkuoKuma

May 2016

Evaluating indigenous environmental consciousness with residents of Ogbomoso in Nigeria

The study assessed the level of indigenous environmental consciousness and education in Nigerian cities using Ogbomoso as a case study. It identified the level and limitations to the consciousness of environmental issues; it also evaluated the presence and level of indigenous environmental consciousness; examined the forms of indigenous environmental education prevailing in the city, how it is acquired, and their...

Author(s): Olusola Oladapo Makinde