Funded by:      French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Starting Date: September 2003
Ending Date:   March 2007
This pilot study attempts to develop policy tools towards sustainable land use and urban environmental management at municipal level under a transitional political context through the integration of sustainable development concepts and public participation. The project deals with the interaction between population, urban development and the environment with special emphasis given to demographic factors, land use and the urban environment at the main municipalities in Bethlehem district.