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30 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm.
Green Library
144 pages ; 30 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
vi, 237 p. ; 22 cm.
Green Library
viii, 180 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
  • Review of some basic concepts in urban design and planning / Omole, F.K.
  • Urban design issues in the provision of public infrastructure and improvement of the quality of Nigerian cities / Okpoechi, Chinwe
  • Movement and accessibility in the urban core : an investigation in Akure, Nigeria / Bobadoye, Sunday A. and Fadamiro, Joseph A.
  • Upgrading the old traditional neighbourhoods in Nigerian cities : a case study of Itamaya Area of Ibadan / Odunjo, Oluronke O., Baba, Abiola O., and Adeoye, Oluwaseyi D.
  • Sense of place and sustainable landscape design / Ekan Etim
  • Building on derelict land in a developing urban centre / Ayeni, D.A. and Adam, J.J.
  • Community participation and city management : an application to the urban solid waste problems / Akinbamijo, O.B.
  • Noise pollution in Nigerian urban centres : a focus on Ogbomoso Town / Atolagbe, A.M.O. and Tanimowo, N.B.
  • Land use and intra-urban travels in Ogbomoso, Nigeria / Tanimowo, N.B. and Atolagbe, A.M.O.
  • Effects of road dualisation on physical development along Owode Onirin--Ikorodu Road and Ikorodu Town of Lagos State / Adebayo A. Emmanuel
  • Rainstorm damage to buildings in Owo and Akure, Ondo State / Olabintan, O.D.
  • Roof failures in residential buildings in Abeokuta, Nigeria / Jolaoso, B.A.
  • Children's right to play : a comparative analysis of the play and recreational facilities in some residential neighbourhoods in Oyo State, Nigeria / Okeyinka, Y.R. [and] Fadamiro, J.A.
  • Site planning and design for contemporary housing environment in Nigeria / Akingbohungbe, D.O.
  • Erosion crisis and its effects on housing in Akure / Fadairo, Gabriel
  • Rivers and streams in Nigerian urban centers : ascribing protective roles to the communities / Olujimi, Julius A.B.
Green Library
iii, 51 p. ; 21 cm.
Green Library
xx, 194 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Preface-- Glossary of Hausa terms-- Introduction-- Sustainability, land degradation and peri-urban expansion-- Historical background to farming in the Kano close-settled zone-- Land, soil and sustainable livelihoods-- Urban pressure and woodland degradation: perceptions of tree cover change in the Kano close-settled zone-- Water quality, urban waste and sustainability-- Sustainability challenged?: seeing beyond Kano's 'political ecological footprint'-- Bibliography-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780754648284 20160527
The peri-urban interface in poor countries is frequently an area of great dynamism and a focus of competition for basic resources. In Nigeria, peri-urban livelihood strategies have become an increasingly important survival mechanism in the context of rapid urban growth. This book uses an innovative combination of methodologies from both the natural and social sciences to examine recent developments in and around the city of Kano in Northern Nigeria, and in doing so, provides insights into the sustainability of these livelihood strategies. Identifying some of the most significant forces that are currently shaping the process of peri-urban change, it argues that, despite the farmers' adoption of creative and ingenious strategies, the sustainability of a once apparently resilient system is starting to break down. Although the case study considered is one of locality, the findings have much wider lessons and are transferable to other burgeoning Third World cities where increased pressures on urban hinterlands have intensified contests amongst various actors, made access to resources much more difficult and made traditional smallholder mechanisms of adaptation and resilience increasingly challenging.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780754648284 20160527
Green Library
74 pages ; 29 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)


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