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A Theoretical Approach to The Study Of Rural Settlement system In The Gezira Irrigated Area Of The Sudan

A Theoretical Approach to The Study Of Rural Settlement system In The Gezira Irrigated Area Of The Sudan

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Title: A Theoretical Approach to The Study Of Rural Settlement system In The Gezira Irrigated Area Of The Sudan
Author: Awadelkarim, Abdelbasit Ahmed
Abstract: Growth and Spatial patterns in the various forms of human agglomeration are the outcome of a complex inter-action between human demands and the physical environment, between functions and their locations. A conceptual and methodological framework in planning is essential for the maintenance of a coherent approach to such many-sided situations. Hence, the increasing use of general theories in planning, particularly spatial theories, seems to be a logical step towards achieving some form of operational yard stick to reduce the element of subjectivity in assessment This thesis sets out to search for a theoretical framework of reference to verify the. Existing functional pattern of service provisions in the Gezira Irrigated Are. Whore a definite need exists for their rational acceptable: on a regional rather than a local basis. In the absence of an acceptable scale of reference to assess their adequacy end considering the need to derive principles and formula policies according to which present and future demands ma7 most adequately be met, the Central Place Theory would sae to be of great relevance to the study area. The importance of rural development planning in the Sudan and in particular the need to plan the Gezira settle ments on a sound scientific basis is stressed in Chapter: where some conceptual definitions are also introduce
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/handle/123456789/19021
Date: 2016-02-15


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