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Planning at Project and Landscape Scales

5 ECTS Dresden Year 2 Semester 3 Compulsory Environmental sciences


Methods to analyse problems and strengths, to identify objectives; methods and tools for project and program planning, the implementation of which and monitoring as well as impact assessments in developing and emerging countries, including the project environment, stakeholders, project economy and efficiency, learning and innovations, as well as methods of forestry extension. Elaboration in work groups of planning documents for a forestry or agroforestry project. Methodical principles of integrated land use planning and management at the level of landscapes in regard to specific interests, requirements and activities of the sectors and stakeholder groups.

Learning outcomes

Students are qualified for independently planning project interventions, controlling their implementation and evaluation. They are aware of influence factors for human behavior and learning and are able to develop extension strategies as well as to support processes within an intercultural context around the globe. They develop qualifications for teamwork, communication, presentation and moderation and can understand and analyze interactions in the sectors with respect to synergies and competition. They are familiar with methods of actor-centred, multi-sectoral land use planning as well as with disciplinary and interdisciplinary concepts for sustainable land use management.

Teaching and learning methods

  • 2.0 hrs/wk Lecture
  • 2.0 hrs/wk student working group
  • Independent studies
  • online/blended

Type of assessment

  • Group
  • Oral presentation
  • Student project & presentation


  • Location : Dresden
  • ECTS granting : Technische Universität Dresden
  • Organisation : Technische Universität Dresden


Lakshmy Jalaja  Rajan

Lakshmy Jalaja Rajan

  • Tutor (MA)
  • Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden Germany