Urban and Regional Planning

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020

  • Revitalization of Handloom Communities for Preserving the Craft Heritage of Bangladesh

    Faria Sharmin, Sharif Tousif Hossain

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 27 December 2019
    Accepted: 13 February 2020
    Published: 24 February 2020
    Abstract: In Bangladesh there is a huge possibility in the sector of low cost industry and handloom is the prominent one of them. The Handloom Industry is one of the oldest cultural heritages of Bangladesh, which is mostly accomplished as a home based industry involving traditional crafts like muslin, jamdani, tanter saree that they have inherited from their... Show More
  • Challenges and Solutions for Hanoi to Become a Smart City

    Pham Trong Thuat

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 11-14
    Received: 17 February 2020
    Accepted: 2 March 2020
    Published: 6 March 2020
    Abstract: Smart city is a city that contains creativity, using information technology, communication and other means to improve the quality of life, the efficiency of urban activities and services. The Vietnamese government is choosing smart development as the basic concept for Vietnam's urban growth as a way to promote economic development in a smart way to... Show More
  • Community Participation in Integrated Solid Waste Management in Legetafo-Legedadi Town, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Mesfin Assefa, Birhanu Girma

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 15-24
    Received: 24 December 2019
    Accepted: 4 March 2020
    Published: 17 March 2020
    Abstract: The idea and practice of Municipal Solid Waste Management is multifaceted problems that cannot be solved when solutions focuses only on technical performance, but also treated in holistic manner. Hence, the status and types of community engagement in SWM at the study area was addressed in detail as an objective of the study. The study employed desc... Show More
  • Indiscriminate Waste Disposal and Health Hazards in Mamfe, Cameroon

    Tende Renz Tichafogwe, Ashu-agboko Franklin Etchi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 25-31
    Received: 23 February 2020
    Accepted: 10 March 2020
    Published: 23 March 2020
    Abstract: Indiscriminate waste disposal constitute a major deficiency to most Cameroonian cities nowadays. Unorthodox dumping of waste in Mamfe has triggered urban disorder and nuisance in the town. It is in furtherance to this that, this article seeks to address the health hazards accrued from poor waste management in Mamfe. The article advances that the in... Show More