E-learning Course on Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning

2 Sep 2013 - 20 Oct 2013

This course aims to ensure that participants have a functional and integrated understanding of the dynamics of urban land use, including climate change impacts, and demonstrate how to effectively utilize policies and planning instruments to manage urban growth and achieve sustainable, equitable and efficient development outcomes. The course is composed of the following modules:

Module 1: Understanding How Land Use Planning Contributes to Sustainable Urban Development

Module 2: Institutions, Policies and Tools for Effective Land Use Planning

Module 3: How to Integrate Land Use Planning and Infrastructure

Module 4: How to Manage Growth in Peri-Urban Areas

Module 5: How to Promote Local Economic Development through Land Use Planning

Module 6: Social Equity and Land Use Planning

Module 7: Climate Change and Land Use Planning

The course is prepared as an e-learning initiative, with tutor-guided discussions, exercises on strategies, programs and action plans, and self-administered tests. It also features a library of case studies that illustrates good practices in sustainable land use planning from around the world.

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