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Cooperative applied environmental systems research of urban-rural interface - sustainability in watermanagement and land use in havana-region

Objective

Main aim is the development of sustainable environmental management systems for land use and water management for the urban-rural interface in the Havana Region. An integrated and interdisciplinary teleological analysis and assessment of environmental systems is the basis of the project. In accordance with natural, economical and social basic conditions, guidelines will be drawn up for sustainable territorial planning, from which a suitable land use planning and an adequate water management can be derived. Application orientated transferability in Havana region shall be illustrated on similar urban-urban-urban regions with similar con-dictions in Latin America. In proposing environmental friendly utilization alternatives orientated on sustainable teleological principles, an improvement in quality of life in rural-urban interface can be achieved. Technical aims is development of a teleological database and a problem related and application orientated GIS.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Address
37,Luisenstrasse 37
80333 Muenchen
Germany

Participants (3)

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE MADRID
Spain
Address
Cantoblanco
28049 Madrid
UNIVERSIDAD DE LA HABANA
Cuba
Address
Rectoria/oficina Del Rector, Colina Universitaria,
10400 La Habana
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE MEXICO
Mexico
Address
Circuito Exterior S/n Universitaria, Delegacion Co
04510 Mexico D.f.