Guidelines for Strategic Environmental Planning and Management of the Peri-Urban Interface
4 November 2011
These guidelines comprise three short volumes, a flyer, and a poster. They seek to provide a basic understanding of the processes involved in the environmental planning and management of the PUI, as well as a clear appreciation of the principles and components required within these processes.
The guidelines present a range of 'ingredients' aimed at improving the practice of planning and management in a range of localities.
Julio D Davila
Nilvo Alves da Silva
Publication Date: 2000
ISBN:1 874502 15 3
Volume 1: ISBN 1-874502-05-6 Download PDF ('Understanding change in the
presents a contextual analysis of the PUI, the processes of
from the interaction of rural and urban areas and the problems
arising form this interaction.
Volume 2: ISBN 1-874502-10-2 Download PDF
('Developing an environmental
management process for the peri-urban interface: Guiding and
presents the key guiding principles to lead the environmental
and management process of the PUI as well as the working
components that must be applied to benefit the poor and enhance
of the natural resource base.
Volume 3: ISBN 1-874502-15-3 Download PDF
('Environmental planning and
for theperi-urban interface: Learning from experience')
above with an overview of initiatives undertaken in a range of
The four-page Flyer Download PDF
('Living between urban and rural areas: Shaping change for improved livelihoods and a better environment') presents an overview of the problems found in the PUI, but also of the opportunities that arise out of the meeting of urban and rural activities.