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Implications of Unplanned Settlement on Environmental Quality

Implications of Unplanned Settlement on Environmental Quality in Gwagwalada Town

Urban Environmental Quality

Concern over the quality of modern life is a characteristic of contemporary society, social contemporary of all kinds is replete with reference to the quality of modern living. A major reason for this growing interest in issue relating to life quality is the paradox of affluence in modern societies in which concern over the quality of life has increased proportionately with technological progress and some to realize that quality of life is not necessarily a simple function of material wealth. Growing awareness of the importance of other factors, including the social, political and environmental health of a nation, has let to research for indicators, other than these based on GNP that will reflect more adequately the overall health of a nation and the well being of its citizens. [Read more…]