AI2509 Management of Land and Water 7.5 credits
Management of Land and Water
Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)D
Subject areaBuilt Environment
Grade scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.
The objective of this course is to give an overview of property rights and land registration systems, land reforms, as well as incentive measures concerning the efficient and rational use of land and water. The course will emphasize comparison of various systems of land and water management.
Course main content
The course includes lectures, seminars and report writings.
The following issues will be discussed:
- property rights and law
- customary law
- statutory law and tenancy systems
- land registration and cadastral
- land reform
- economic surplus and land productivity
- equity issues and land distribution methods
- integrated water resources management (IWRM)
- water utility management
- legal, economic and administrative incentives
- and barriers in the decision-making process.
Three years of university studies within engineering, surveying, architecture, planning, geography or other related fields.
De Soto, Hernando. 2000. The Mystery of Capital – Why Capitalism triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else. Bantam Press, Great Britain.Compendium of selected articles and extracts from publications in land and water management.Other literature will be announced prior to the course.
- TEN1 - Examination, 7.5 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
- ÖVN1 - Exercise, , grade scale: P, F
Requirements for final grade
Written examination, TEN1 (7,5 credits), assignment, ÖVN1 (0 credits)
ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law
Eva Liedholm Johnsson, phone: 08-790 8619, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eva M Liedholm Johnsson <email@example.com>
The course in Management of Land and Water is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure Programme (TEESM)
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Spring 08.