Evaluating land use plans in line with climate change adaptation policies in the Semnan Urban Region


  • Vahid Isazade
  • Abdul Baser Qasimi
  • Taher Parizadi
  • Esmail Isazade


Climate Change, Governance, Adaptation, Urban Planning, Multi-Level


Climate change in developing countries is more exposed to the risks of climate change due to lack of adaptation capacity, economy dependent on climate-sensitive sectors, gaps in policies caused by central governments, weak institutions and lack of learning adaptation strategies. This article examines the relationship between land use systems as one of the intervention areas of multi-level climate governance and the policy of adapting to different governance methods in this area. This article also introduces the conceptual model of the compatibility of the land management system and the multi-level climate governance framework, from the documentary research method and the systematic review of texts in the form of documents, laws and programs prepared for urban and suburban development in Semnan urban complex in two decades. Examines the latter. The results showed that Regulating the development process of Semnan city based on climate, and environmental considerations, considering natural hazard management and climate change, improving the level of development sustainability through comprehensive ecological management based on a participatory approach, emphasizing desertification control, water conservation, and protection of Soil, air and vegetation, its optimal use, especially in the northern margin of Iran, The climate change fact is intensive among the Middle Eastern countries and especially Iran.