Don't Miss >

2017 Report – Bayero University Kano, Department of Urban and Regional Planning

By on June 17, 2017
General Information
Bayero University Kano

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Nigeria Kano

Person filling out the report
Dr Aliyu Barau

Associated UNI Thematic Hubs
Informal Urbanism
Climate Change
Urban Regeneration
Safer Cities
Urban Accessibility
Urban Governance
Urban Form

Other academic network affiliations
Transformative Urban Knowledge Network (Future Earth)

Other research network affiliations
Transformative Urban Knowledge Network (Future Earth), Earth System Governance Project, World Science Fellows (Sustainable Urabinisation)

Collaborations with UNI members in academic activities

Collaborations with UNI members in research initiatives


Undergraduate Programmes
Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (B.URP)

Master Programmes

PhD Programmes

Other Programmes
Academic writing writing workshop
Sustainable campus project for Bayero University New campus

Produced Materials


  Barau, A.S.; Tanko, A.I (accepted) In Search of New Narratives for Informed Decisions on Climate Change Crisis in the African Drylands. In: Handbook of Climate Change Communication. Walter Leal Filho, Ulisses Azeiteiro, Evangelos Manolas, Anabela Mariza Azul (Eds)Springer
 Abdulhamid, A.; Barau, A.S. (2016) Water Crises in Urban-Rural Gradients of African Drylands: Insights into Threats and Constraints. In Benna, U.G.; Garba, S.B. (eds.) Population Growth and rapid Urbanization in the Developing World. IGI Global Publishing, Hershey Pennsylvania

 Roshan, M. and Barau, A.S, (2016) Assessing Anadolic daylighting system for efficient daylight in open plan office. Journal of Building Engineering (Elsevier) doi:10.1016/j.jobe.2016.07.002
 Barau, A.S, Stringer, L.S, Adamu, A.U. (2016) Environmental ethics and future oriented transformation to sustainability in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier, Q1, Impact factor 4.9) Volume 135, 1539–1547 doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.03.053
 Barau, A.S (2016) Tension in the periphery: An analysis of spatial, public and corporate views on landscape change in Iskandar Malaysia. Landscape and Urban Planning. (Elsevier, Q1 Impact factor 3.) doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.04.007
 Barau, A.S.; Said, I. (2016) From goodwill to good deals: FELDA land resettlement scheme and the ascendancy of the landless poor in Malaysia. Land Use Policy 54, 423–431(Q1, Elsevier)
 Barau, A.S.; Stringer, L.S (2015) Access to and Allocation of Ecosystem Services in Malaysia’s Pulau Kukup Ramsar Site. Ecosystem Services Vol. 16, 167–173
doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2015.10.021 (Elsevier =Q1 impact factor 4.5)

Additional Comments
Our Department is a new academic department is barely three years now. Our students are now in their level 3, with other at lower levels.