Urban and Regional Planning

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Spatial Changes in Wetland Configuration of Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria

    Omodehin Adenike Oluwakemisoye, Basorun Joseph Omoniyi, Oyinloye Michael Ajide

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 76-81
    Received: 22 June 2021
    Accepted: 20 July 2021
    Published: 29 July 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.urp.20210603.11
    Abstract: Wetlands are not wastelands as believed in time past but areas of land that play important roles in climate change mitigation through conservation and preservation; poverty alleviation through job creation; as well as food security through sustainable wetland agriculture. The importance of wetlands cannot be overemphasized, hence the need to use th... Show More
  • Urban Agriculture in Arusha City, Tanzania: Misconceptions and Realities

    Pastory Salvatory Thomas, Wilbard Jackson Kombe, Aldo Lupala

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 82-89
    Received: 21 July 2021
    Accepted: 2 August 2021
    Published: 11 August 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.urp.20210603.12
    Abstract: Like many cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, urban agriculture in Arusha city is perceived differently by urban land decision makers, agricultural and environmental officers as well as urban farmers. The way urban agriculture is perceived changes depending on urbanization rate and institutional framework of cities’ authorities. Despite that situation, i... Show More
  • Evaluation and Optimization for Joint Disaster Response of Public Space and Public Service Facilities in Metropolises: Taking Chongqing City as an Example

    Yuan Xinyi, Han Ying, Xu Hanjing, Hong Yang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 90-100
    Received: 24 August 2021
    Accepted: 16 September 2021
    Published: 23 September 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.urp.20210603.13
    Abstract: The outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the order of cities around the world. Among them, metropolises are more vulnerable to such public health incidents due to dense urban environments and complex human activities. It is crucial to improve disaster prevention capabilities of metropolises. In metropolitan areas with limited ... Show More