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Sustainable settlements in peri-urban areas: with special reference to impacts of transport and energy on natural resources management.

Objectif

Urbanization is often cited as a significant factor contributing to land use changes and natural resource degradation. What is not discussed is that the impaction environmental degradation due to this. This project will identify the interlinkages between socio-economic and environmental processes; understand the existing institutional mechanism; understand energy and transport sector pressure son natural resources in the urban-urban interface. The project will expose the Geoscientists to the problems of PUI in Indian region and multidisciplinary approach of impact assessment techniques that are advanced in the third world countries and that will be useful to the communities. This will lead to improve food security, improve health, and quality of life, and thus sustainable economic and social and scientific development of India. Finally the knowledge gained and results obtained in this project will be disseminated in technical and non-technical formats.

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Coordinateur

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
Adresse
Woodhouse Lane
LS2 9JT Leeds
United Kingdom
 

Participants (5)

ANNA UNIVERSITY
Inde
Adresse
Sardar Patel Road
600 025 Madras
 
INSTITUTE OF RURAL MANAGEMENT
Inde
Adresse
Sector - 11, Tagore Marg, Mansarovar
388 001 Anand
 
STOCKHOLM ENVIRONMENT INSTITUTE
Suède
Adresse
Lilla Nygatan 1
103 14 Stockholm
 
TATA ENERGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Inde
Adresse
Habitat Place, Lodhi Road, Darbari Seth Block
110003 New Delhi
 
VIENNA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Autriche
Adresse
30/231,Gusshausstrasse 30/231
1040 Wien