Land Use Planning And Management
Land Use Planning and Management is essentially about sustainable
management of private and public lands. This involves making of decision about
the use of lands economically, environmentally and socially. Its include
natural resource management, environmental impact assessment, infrastructural
planning, urban design and town planning, regulations governing land use and
are important for national growth. Thereby, the students are expected to be
equipped with kills that will encourage sustainable communities.
By the end of this
course, the student should be able to:
The overall objective of this course is to
facilitate students to make proper land use planning decisions based on
principles in the planning process of land resources.
To prepare students to undertake the
complex process of land use planning for various projects in both rural and
urban environments i.e local, district and national levels.
To provide students with the skills in making
land use plans for improved natural resource management and development.
To introduce students to the concept of
planning as a process and make them understand the concept, nature and scope of
land use planning.
To enable students appreciate the role and
policy of land use planning in agricultural development and execute a land use
planning project following the formal steps in the planning cycle.
To train students in using a wide variety
of methods in land use planning taken from both the natural and social
completing the course is expected to:
expertise in the substantive areas of land use planning.
the rationality of land use arrangement in a city.
and use GIS skills to analyse and research planning problems for
your research findings verbally and visually as a part of a team.
- foster communication and coordination abilities in both individual
and collaborative work efforts.