Urban and municipalities management
Determinants of technical inefficiency in solid waste collection service

L.A. Chamwali; A.J. Mzava; S. Watundu

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.04.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Developing countries have been experiencing a rapid increase in their population. This comes in hand with more human activity and hence increased solid waste generation as one of the by-products. The continuous surge in solid waste generation is a challenge to these countries. ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Identify and prioritize the factors affecting fiscal discipline in Municipalities

S. Motahari; A. Taftiyan; M. Moeinadin

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.04.03

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Global events in recent months, such as the (COVID-19) pandemic, have put pressures on the public budget Especially in municipalities that have made it more difficult to understand and measure. Meanwhile, Fiscal discipline as one of the most basic concepts of optimal management ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
The physic-chemical assessment of urban river basin using macroinvertebrate indices for the environmental monitoring of urban streams

O. Gotore; A. Munodawafa; R. Rameshprabu; T.P. Phillip Masere; V. Mushayi; T. Itayama

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.04.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The major sources of pollution along the Mukuvisi River are industrial effluents from Msasa, Graniteside, and Southerton industrial sites, sewage effluent from Firle sewage works, pesticide and fertilizer runoff from Pension and surrounding farms, and domestic and diffuse pollution ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Application of Data Envelopment Analysis to assess the efficiency using income aspect in the local government

A. Jafari Shahrestani; E. Sangi; H. Mazaherian; S. Movaghar Hoor

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 341-356

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.03.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Given the tremendous progress of today's societies and the expectations of the people from public institutions that are increasing day by day, having complex organizations is inevitable. As a non-parametric border method, data envelopment analysis approach has been presented ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Identifying and ranking the factors affecting social media marketing in urban cyberspace

M. Montezarhojat; Y. Vakil Alroaia; E. Rashidi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 41-54

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2022.01.04

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The main purpose of this study in qualitative section is to identify the factors affecting social media marketing in urban cyberspace and then in quantitative section, ranking these factors. Hence, the question has been raised as to what factors affect social media marketing ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Domestic water consumption pattern and awareness of urban households

A. Narmilan; N. Puvanitha; G. Niroash; R. Vassanthini; M. Sugirtharan

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 225-236

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.03.02

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Increased demand for water has put pressure on the water supply system, which has led to environmental issues such as water resource over-exploitation and ecosystem balance breaks. This study aimed to examine household water consumption trends and management practices and compare ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Critical analysis of rural waste management weaknesses

Z. Omidi-Saravani; M. Kavoosi-Kalashami; A. Bakhshipour; I. Bagheri; C. Psomopoulos

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 263-276

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.03.05

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Establishing a good sound waste management system for a community requires a comprehensive knowledge of the current status and issues involved in present waste management system. This research was conducted to identify and prioritize waste management weaknesses in Saravan village ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Assessment of how Ride-Hailing services affect individual's travel mode choice in urban transportation

A. Edrisi; H. Rezaei

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 81-96

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.01.07

Abstract
  BACKGROUN AND OBJECTIVES: Ride-hailing is a term to describe booking rides and paying for car services through a smartphone app with a Transportation Network Company. As an innovation in the ride-hailing investigation in Iran, this paper is sought to analyze the influence of individual's demographic ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Suitable site selection for urban green space development using geographic information system and remote sensing based on multi criterion analysis

B.A. Hailemariam

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 97-110

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2021.01.08

Abstract
  The study was conducted with the objective of selecting suitable site for urban green space development of Arba Minch town in Ethiopia using geographic information system and remote sensing based multi criterion analysis. To produce suitable site, four parameters were considered, these are slope, land ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Sequential extraction and bioavailability of some heavy metals on dumpsite soils in a semi-urban community

O.S. Shokunbi; O.O. Ajayi; D.O. Jegede; O.S. Shokunbi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 339-352

https://doi.org/10.22034/IJHCUM.2020.04.06

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Solid wastes are composed of organic and inorganic pollutants (heavy metals) that can contaminate soil, underground and surface water; resulting in serious health challenges to humans. The bioavailability of cadmium, chromium, copper, lead and nickel on dumpsite soils, were ...  Read More