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Dr. Wizor Collins Hanachor



Dr. Wizor, Collins HanachorGraduated from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, B.Sc Hons, Geography & Environmental Management (1998) and PhD (2012),Urban Development Planning. He was a Personnel Officer with the University of Port Harcourt (2002-2006) and Special Assistant to Chairman (Environmental Matters), Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers State Nigeria (2000-2002), and currently, Coordinator, Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES), Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Port Harcourt.Dr. Wizor is a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (FCAI) and a member of other reputable professional bodies including; Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) and Institute of Certified Geographers of Nigeria (ICGN).


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  • Residential Land use Planning
  • Urban Environmental Management


Some of these studies have been published in the Journal of Nigerian Environmental Society and the Journal Research in Tourism.

Ongoing Research: 
  • Analysis of the Development Trends of Single Family Housing Estates in Port
  • Harcourt Metropolitan Fringe Area.
  • Entrepreneurial Greater Port Harcourt Urbanism: Towards Innovative Single Family Housing Estate.
  • Physical Accessibility of Housing Estates in Port Harcourt Fringe Areas to Urban Facilities and Services: Implications for Sustainable Urban Planning.
  • Geo Spatial Analysis of Residential Development Dynamics in Port Harcourt Metropolis. -Environmental Deterioration in the Central Business District Area of  Port   Harcourt.     
  • Housing and Squatter Settlement Problems of Emergent Cities in Nigeria: The case of Yenegoa, Bayelsa State.


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