Funded by:     International Development Research Centre (IDRC) / Canada
Starting Date: January 2002
Ending Date:   March 2004

Through funding from the International Development Research Center in Canada (IDRC), this project aims to assess the effects of urbanization on Palestinian natural resources through analysis of satellite images and fieldwork. The project will identify the patterns of urbanization in the West Bank and changes of land use as well as estimating the social and economic effects of these changes. A number of workshops will be held to share the information with all stakeholders and the final report is expected to be delivered by March 2004..