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Home >> Degree Programs >> MS/MPS in Rural Development >> EM 713

Environmental Planning and Land Use


Course Description

Principles of land use planning; resource survey methods and data collection; land and crop suitability evaluation; land use requirements; and integration of data for environmental planning.

Course Category : Elective/Cognate Course

Credit Units : 3 Credit Units

Duration : 1 Semester

Prerequisites : None

Contact Hours : To be arranged

Teaching Method : Online or Distance Mode

Assessment : Assignments, Exercises and Exams


  • Rationale of Land Use Planning
  • Framework for Sustainable Land Use Planning
  • Different Levels of Land Use Planning
  • Elements and Tasks in Land Use Planning
  • Spatial Analysis for Land Use Planning
  • Steps in Land Use Planning
  • The Land Use Planning Process and Guidelines
  • Sectoral/Ecosystems Planning
  • Soil and Water Conservation Management and Strategies for Sustained Land Use Collection of Data

Reading Materials : To be advised

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