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  • 1. IMPACT OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study The phrase ‘better city, better future’ is the motto of the ongoing World Expo in China. The World City Expo started in 2002 as a way of mobilizing world community towards using the urban centers to mobile resources to eliminate all forms poverty among people and to harness international cooperation and prevailing technology in governing ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  280 engagements | 

  • 2. THE EFFECTS OF LAND USE ACT ON SUSTAINABLE HOUSING PROVISION IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Land use regulations and controls are used to restrict the rights of private land holders in the use of land. The regulations are used to protect public interest in the use of private land. The regulations stem from the need to provide public amenities, to increase the efficiency of land use, to limit urban sprawl and unnecessary encroachment...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  248 engagements | 

  • 3. THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES IN URBAN HOUSING DELIVERY INSUFFICIENT POLITICAL...

    »   Abstract   There is a continuous exacerbation of environmental problems in big cities of today’s world, thereby, diminishing the quality of life in them. Of particular concern is the fact that today’s mega cities are evolving in the developing world without corresponding growth in the economy, infrastructure and other human development indices. As urban population continues to grow in thes...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  169 engagements | 

  • 4. THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC PIT TOILET SYSTEM AND ITS ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study A pit toilet is a type of toilet that collects human feces in a hole in the ground. They use either no water or one to three liters per flush with pour flush pit latrines. When properly built and maintained they can decrease the spread of disease by reducing the amount of human feces in the environment from open defecation. This decreases the...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  210 engagements | 

  • 5. RESIDENTS PERCEPTION ON HOUSING QUALITY

    »   ABSTRACT   This study examined the housing quality perception of the resident of Umuguma. The data of this study were collected primarily through structured questionnaires while random sampling methods were used to arrive at the sample size of 140 units. The data were collected and analyzed while the presentations are on tables, charts, and percentages. The ANOVA (analysis of variance) was emp...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  191 engagements | 

  • 6. PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

    »   ABSTRACT   Unsustainable urbanization, population growth, and changes in lifestyles contribute to increasing per capita solid waste generation in Trans Amadi which has resulted in poor environmental conditions.  Solid waste disposal, in particular, has become a daunting task for the local authorities who seem to lack the capacity to tackle the mounting waste situation. The matter of solid wa...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  197 engagements | 

  • 7. ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES ON GLOBAL WARMING

    »   Chapter One Introduction 1.1 Background to the study   The fingerprint of human activity has been detected in the recently observed warming on global and continental scales (Christidis et al 2011: 1922). This was also confirmed by Riebeek (2007:1) when he said that scientists have evidenced that humans are to be blamed for the global warming that is happening now due to the fact that for decad...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  135 engagements | 

  • 8. FLOODING IN NIGERIA: CAUSES, EFFECTS AND SOLUTION

    »   Chapter one Introduction 1.1 Background to the study   Floods are major disasters affecting many countries of the world annually especially in most flood plain areas. Floods do not only damage properties and endanger the lives of human and animals but also produce other secondary effects like outbreak of diseases such as cholera and malaria as well. Flooding is commonly caused by heavy downpo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  208 engagements | 

  • 9. COMMUNITY SELF-HELP PROJECTS AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

    »   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY   Rural community development through self help approach is an age long social activity in our society. Even before the advent of the colonial administration, people had at different time in history organized themselves into group and had employed communual resources to provide physical improvement and functional facilities in their re...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  153 engagements | 

  • 10. CAUSES OF EXCESS FLOOD

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   1.1      Background of the Study Flood is the overflow of water into an environment that is normally dry thereby causing inundation and harm to plants and animals, including man. Its harm can be extended to man’s buildings and infrastructures (Udosen, 2011). Most flood definitions include damage they cause and depend on their sources or types and magnitude. In t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  649 engagements | 

  • 11. IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS

    » CHAPTER ONE                                                           INTRODUCTION 1.1          Background of the Study             Open air market serves as an institution for the exchange of goods and services, a place for actualizing economic desire (Debra, 2071). Open air markets play a very vital role in the economic...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  689 engagements | 

  • 12. CONSEQUENCES OF INCOMPATIBLE LAND USES ON THE ENVIRONMENT

    » ABSTRACT This research examined the consequences of incompatible land uses on the environment of Uyo Urban. The study adopted a survey approach. It was carried out with questionnaire administration, land uses, structures and sector survey. Random sampling of 748 household heads within the identified 6 residential zones in Uyo Urban was adopted. The residential areas were demarcated following route...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  894 engagements | 

  • 13. EVALUATION OF COST RECOVERY FOR WATER SUPPLY

    » ABSTRACT   As urban areas in Nigeria continue to grow, the need to meet increasing water demand for the population has become a major problem of concern to Urban Managers. The State water agency that are supposed to provide adequate and potable water supply to urban population have records of poor performance. To achieve the national and state water supply policy objectives of the issue of cost r...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  2,544 engagements | 

  • 14. AN APPRAISAL OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE KANO COMPREHENSIVE TOURISM MASTERPLAN,...

    » ABSTRACT   Tourism developments plans are prepared to ensure orderly growth and development of the tourism industry .When the implementation outcomes of such plans are defined, the conventional approach is usually based on the ‘ex post evaluation’. It is done long after the implementation of the plan is completed to enable identification of short comings and to learn lessons that can influenc...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,500 engagements | 

  • 15. AN ASSESSMENT OF PARTICIPATION IN OUTDOOR RECREATION ACTIVITIES

    » ABSTRACT     This research work assessed the level of participation in outdoor recreation in Yenagoa town, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The study covered ten wards in which the town is organised, using one ward each for investigations into the availability of outdoor recreation facilities, access to them and the general pattern of recreation practices among the residents of the town. The ten communit...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,861 engagements | 

  • 16. AN ASSESSMENT OF TOURISM POTENTIALS

    » ABSTRACT     Tourism as an agent of development, leads to a lot of benefit‟s, Nigeria as a country richly endowed with a wide range of cultural and natural resource‟s relative to other nation‟s in Africa and on a global level, most of which are largely untapped. There are many approaches to assess these resource potentials of which studies have been done in some parts of the world. but des...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  2,145 engagements | 

  • 17. ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS ON TOURISM HABITS AMON...

    » ABSTRACT         The research aims at determining the effects of socio economic characteristics as well as the level of participation of the residents in Kaduna metropolis in tourism with a view of identifying the hindering factors that determines their tourism habits and making recommendations for suitable tourism participation. A structured questionnaire was designed, validated and administe...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,381 engagements | 

  • 18. ANALYSIS OF THE PATRONAGE CHARACTERISTICS OF TOURISM DESTINATIONS

    » ABSTRACT   Tourism destinations patronage is not uniform. They vary according to the uniqueness of the destinations. For a destination to be successful, it is imperative to address tourist‟s expectations and satisfactions in other to determine the areas of strength to utilize and areas of weaknesses to improve. This study advances the understanding of tourist demographic characteristics, trip c...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,353 engagements | 

  • 19. ANALYSIS OF WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION AND INCORPORATION IN WASTE PICKING AND SOLID...

    » ABSTRACT   Analysis of women‟s participation in waste picking and solid waste management as a whole has immense socioeconomic and environmental benefits and also can serve as a basis for identifying problems and making relevant recommendations in Sokoto Metropolis, Nigeria. The objectives of this research are to: review gender participation in solid waste management; review the solid waste ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,123 engagements | 

  • 20. APPRAISAL OF THE IMPLEMENTATION

    » ABSTRACT   The Tinapa Business Resort is one of the reputable tourist destinations and attractions in the country (Nigeria), and the world at large. Each year, thousands of tourists other visitors embark on trips to Tinapa. This study undertakes an evaluation of the Tinapa Resort with a view to have an insight into the achievement of the objectives for which the resort was established.The study a...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  869 engagements | 

  • 21. APPRAISAL OF THE URBAN MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE OF INFORMAL LAND DELIVERY

    » ABSTRACT     Difficulty of access to land through the formal land supply system has necessitated the shift to other options for accessing land in our cities. These are considered as Informal Land Delivery System (ILDS). Since land is the pedestal upon which the fabric of the city exists and operates, it is pivotal to an efficient and effective urban management. The research set out to: appraise ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,340 engagements | 

  • 22. APPRAISAL OF TOURISM HABITS OF ACADEMIC STAFF

    » ABSTRACT   The research aims at determining the factors that influence tourism travels by academic staff of selected universities with a view of identifying the constraining factors that hinders their tourism habits and making suitable recommendation to encourage participations in leisure tourism. A structured questionnaire was designed and validated and administered through cluster sampling proc...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  863 engagements | 

  • 23. ASSESSMENT OF RESIDENTS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS RECREATION IN BIDA-NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT     Attitudes are essentially important in determining a people’s peculiarities and response to services provided. This study, titled ‘assessment of residents’ attitudes towards recreation in Bida Nigeria’ was achieved through field observation and the administration of 969 structured questionnaires using systematic sampling to select respondents from four strata of men, women, ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,170 engagements | 

  • 24. ASSESSMENT OF URBAN BUS SERVICES

    » Abstract   Transportation plays a vital role in the economic and socio cultural development of any nation. Its cost is a significant variable in the market price of any commodity. Transport needs of major cities in Nigeria now present significant challenges for policy makers as unpredictable shifts in population dynamics in response to the need for employment, housing, and sustenance continues. T...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,392 engagements | 

  • 25. APPRAISAL OF SANITARY FACILITIES IN PUBLIC AREAS

    » ABSTRACT   Public sanitary facilities are crucial infrastructure necessary for the social well being and practical operation of a functioning city. Human dignity is directly linked to access the safety and hygienic sanitation and this formed one of the strongest indicator of a near perfect city. The research focuses on assessing the adequacy and maintenance of sanitary facilities in Garki distric...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,537 engagements | 


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