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HRT 344Rural Land Management2+1+0ECTS:5
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Compulsory
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of GEOMATICS ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact Hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures and 1 hour of practicals per week
LecturerDoç. Dr. Okan YILDIZ
Co-LecturerPROF. DR. BAYRAM UZUN,
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
Investigating of general land management problems in rural areas, analysis of land ownership and land use by farmers, managing rural land and evaluation/interpretation of rural development projects.
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : understand the importance of land management in rural areas.3,111
LO - 2 : understand the issues related to land ownership and land use in rural areas and some sample resolutions.3,111
LO - 3 : Understand Agricultural and Rural Development Policies and their importance.3,111
LO - 4 : Elaborate the basic phases of land consolidation project and its importance.66
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Rural areas and rural development. Agricultural policy and its history in Turkey. Structural analysis of the Turkish Agricultural sector and the Common Agricultural Policy of the EU. Agriculture and agricultural production concepts, and the factors effecting agricultural production. Developments in organic agriculture and its importance. Precision agriculture technologies. Soil-Land classification. Agricultural holdings in Turkey and their properties. Scattered agricultural lands and their effects to agricultural holdings. Reasons for scattered agricultural land, and scattered land in Turkey. Basic information on land consolidation. Land consolidation implementation in Turkey. Implementation of land consolidation in some other countries, and samples of rural land management (village renewal, rural development) . Basic phases of land consolidation. Surveying in land consolidation. Introduction to some sample land consolidation projects.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction, course content, rural development, historical development of rural polciy in Turkey. Structural analysis of agriculture sector in Turkey and EU rural policy.
 Week 2Agriculture and agriculturel production, factors of agriculturel production effects. Land and water resources in Turkey.
 Week 3Development of organic agriculture and its importance. Sensitive application agriculture technologies.
 Week 4Agricultural enterprises in Turkey and their characteristics. Partition of agricultural lands and its effect on enterprises.
 Week 5Reasons of partition of agricultural lands and introduction to land consolidation.
 Week 6Preliminary informations about land consolidation and works in Turkey
 Week 7Consolidation works in foreign countries. Land consolidation phases and project works.
 Week 8MID-TERM EXAM
 Week 9Land consolidation phases and project works.
 Week 10Surveys in consolidation, Land consolidation and zonning plan relations. Examine some land consolidation projects sample.
 Week 11Project distrubition and detemining of preoject areas.
 Week 12Preparing to ownership maps, offcial correspondence and controls
 Week 13Determining of land, yield, location, index borders. Preparing to index and graduation maps and controls.
 Week 14Composing of new block areas (road, water network. Calculation of block areas and controls.
 Week 15Composing of new parsels and land distribution.
 Week 16FINAL EXAM
 
Textbook / Material
1Milletlerarası Tarım Reformu ve Kırsal Kalkınma kongresi Tebliğler 22-27 eylül 1992; Ankara; Yıldız,N. Yayın no:167,1983
 
Recommended Reading
1Arazi Toplulaştırması YTÜ Istanbul; Yaşar A. 1997
2Arazi Toplulaştırması Kanunlar, Tüzükler, Yönetmelikler, T.C Köy Hizmetleri Genel Md. Sulama Dairesi Başk. Ankara.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 8 1,5 30
Project 10 42 20
End-of-term exam 16 1,5 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Uygulama 2 7 14
Ödev 6 7 42
Total work load56