1 Nong Lam University of Ho Chi Minh City, Gia Lai campus, Tran Nhat Duat Street, Dien Phu Ward, Pleiku City, Gia Lai Province, Vietnam.

Viet Nam Meteorological and Hydrometeorological Administration, Ha Noi, Vietnam.

3 Pleiku High School, Gia Lai Province, Vietnam.

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The study presents the results of the assessment of land use change in the period 2014–2019 in Chu Pah district, Gia Lai province and proposed solutions. The research used the methods including data collection, spatial analysis, stakeholder and expert analysis. Remote sensing imagery (Google Earth) is employed to interpret, and the conducted field survey to verify in 14 communes and towns in order to create the current map of land use with high accuracy. For instance, the group of agricultural land changes the largest with the conversion of annual crop land into perennial crops. The area of residential land increases due to the increasing demand of residential land and the population growth. In addition, the group of unused land decreased relatively high mainly to meet the needs of cultivation and afforestation. The negative impacts of climate change also contribute to change the purpose and status of land resources in Chu Pah district. The results are meaningful in providing database for establishing land use status quo map and making decisions on sustainable socio–economic development.


Cite this paper

Hai, N.N.; Anh, N.T.; Ky, N.M.; Dung, B.Q.; Huong, N.T.N.; Minh, N.H.D.; Ly, N.T. Assessing land use change in the context of climate change and proposing solutions: Case study in Gia Lai province, Vietnam. VN J.Hydrometeorol. 2021, 7, 20-31. 


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