Influence of General Plans on Urbanization of Agrarian Territories on Lithuania’s Seaside

Rimvydas Gaudėšius


Scientists of the world are concerned about a decrease in agrarian territories because of active urbanization. Many global problems arise because of a rapid increase in population. One of these problems is an increase in the use of agricultural products. In order to get these products, agricultural land is required. Such agricultural land is a limited natural resource. In accordance with the territory planning policy implemented in the Republic of Lithuania, general plans of administrative units are the most important documents establishing priorities of land usage. In this scientific article general plans of municipalities are analysed, spatial position of agricultural land decrease is simulated and particular rates of unreasonable land usage are calculated.




Complex planning; land management; sustainable development

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Print ISSN: 1392-1649
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