Universität Karlsruhe (Th)
Until now, there a lot of cities, NGOs, multipliers and networks working on the task of land use management on a technical and sectoral level perspective. Coordination and cooperation between these networks in form of a “networking networks” approach is still missing.
Topics and Challenges
The linking of the existing networks with the instrument of the development of new common products and projects and with the effect of a common development of competences.Collecting good practices but also problems of sustainable land use management systems and developing indicators and criteria for good and best practices; especially focusing on Public Private Partnership (PPP).Developing methods and techniques for the improvement and the adaptation on partner level what existing sustainable land use management systems are concerned.Special focus on private actors on local level, for instance from the real estate development companies.
On the methodological side, the University of Karlsruhe has a lot of experience and competence in land use management and local and regional context as well as in it’s governance structures and in involving private investors. Besides, the University is competent in network formation and network management.