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: 395

Table of Content: 4 April, 2012; 5(7)

April 2012

The changing rainfall pattern and the associated impacts on subsistence agriculture in Laikipia East District, Kenya

  Farmers in Laikipia East District of Kenya rely on subsistence agriculture as their livelihood source which in turn depends on the amount and distribution of rainfall. The main growing season occur during the peak rainfall season, that is, between March and May while the secondary growing season occurs between October and December. Annual rainfall trend between 1976 and 2005 showed that rainfall in Laikipia...

Author(s):   Julius M. Huho, Josephine K. W. Ngaira, Harun O. Ogindo and Nelly Masayi  

April 2012

Influencing factors of community participation in tourism development: A case study of Xingwen world Geopark

  In order to find out the influencing factors of community participation in the tourism development process, several influencing factors are summed up through field survey, questionnaires of local residents and the logistic regression analysis of the investigation datum gained from Xingwen world Geopark. Results indicated there are several key influencing factors of community participation such as the...

Author(s):   SHUI Wei, XU Xueyi, WEI Yali and WANG Xinggui