Current IssueVol 3, No 1 (2023): Inclusive urbanization process.

Published May 31, 2023

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Objectives of the Journal

The objectives of the journal are the following:

  1. To contribute to the development of theory and practice and publish original articles in the relevant field;
  2. To contribute towards supporting the teaching, training and community service based on the findings from sound scientific research outcomes;
  3. To create a forum for scientific debates and knowledge sharing among the scholars across the universities in the country, in Africa and beyond;
  4. To promote academic and scientific scholarship thereby enhancing the national and international standing of the college and the university

Scope of the Journal

Thematically, the Journal has a broader aim and scope on issues of development broadly defined internationally displaying its commitment to engaging scholars internationally, nationally as well as addressing regional matters of development. The Journal will accept original research, systematic reviews, short communications, book reviews, research reports, and the like from disciplinary, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and trans-disciplinary policy and development sciences, social and behavioral sciences, humanities, spatial and temporal changes in the milieu of urban development, education and language, health, agriculture, socio-economic development, and political economy. However, manuscripts of pure disciplinary focus that do not have explicit urban development relevance are outside of the scope. Centering    ‘urban’ and ‘development’ as a key destination the main scopes of the JUDS are as follows:

  • Urban Planning and Engineering
  • Urban Property Right and Asset Valuation
  • Urban Management and Governance
  • Urban Land Use and Real Estate Development Urban Infrastructure Development and Service Delivery
  • Urban Transport Planning and Management
  • Urban Environment and Climate Change Management
  • Urban Housing Development and Management
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Urban Heritage Management
  • Urban Finance and Poverty Mitigation
  • Urban Landscape Designing
  • Urban Development Initiatives and Inclusiveness