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: October, 2013; 6(8)

October 2013

Hierarchy of market centres along the Volta Lake in Ghana: A regional development framework

This study developed a hierarchical structure of the 43 market centres along the Volta Lake in Ghana using their essential characteristics and functional attributes. The functional composite indices used for classifying the market centres were computed using weighting techniques which were applied to resident population, access roads, marketing periodicity, some services of centrality and selected surrogates of market...

Author(s): Benjamin D. Ofori and Alex B. Aseidu

October 2013

Identification of backward regions of Kashmir Valley (India)- A Spatio -temporal approach

The issue of regional development has been widely discussed in relation to a developed area and development at an aggregate level rather than focusing attention exclusively on the backward regions. Scholars have tried to define the term 'backward region' with reference to the typical problems encountered by such regions, their potential for development, efficacy of regional plans and factor endowments. Hence, it...

Author(s): Shahnaz Mohiuddin