Courses Catalogue

Land Use Planning And Management

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings


  1. Anonymous (2004). The National Lands Policy for Uganda. NEMA, Kampala.
  2. Beatty, M.T., Petersen, G.W. and Swindale, L.D., (1978).  Planning the uses and management of land.  Agronomy 21. eds. Madison, USA, American Society of  Agronomy. 1028pp.
  3. Beek, K.J and Bennema, J. (1972). Land evaluation for agricultural land use planning.  An ecological methodology.  Department of Soil Science and Geology, Agricultural University, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  4. Davidson, D.A. (1980).  Soils and Land use Planning. London, Longman.  129pp.
  5. FAO (The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).  (1976).   A framework for land evaluation.  FAO Soils Bulletin No. 32. Rome, Italy.
  6. Harrison, A.J. (1977). Economic and Land Use Planning. London, Croom Helm. 250pp.
  7. Lindgren, D.T. (1985). Land Use Planning and Remote Sensing.  Part II. Remote Sensing input to GIS. London, Nijhoff. 176pp.
  8. Ministry of Lands, Water and Environment (2001). National Land Use Policy Issues Paper.  Final Draft.  Kampala, Uganda.
  9. Mukiibi, J.K., (2001). Agriculture in Uganda, (ed.) vol.1 General information.  National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO).  Fountain publishers.
  10. Ogutu, Z. Misana, S. and Mwaka, V.. (2005).  Land Use Research in the Lake Victoria Basin: Analysis and Synthesis. (eds.) IUCEA, SIDA-SAREC,  Kampala. 114pp.
  11. Tillya, A.F.T. (1997).  Cover mapping for land use planning: A case study of Kakiri Sub-county, Mpigi District. M.Sc. Thesis, Makerere University, Kampala.
  12. Vink, A.P.A. (1975).  Land Use in Advancing Agriculture. Springer – Verlag, Berlin.
  13. Zziwa, S. (1990). Urban Agriculture:  A case study of Kampala.  MISR, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda