The Institute of Land & Resources and Sustainable Development is a professional research organization established in January 6th, 2004. In 2005, it was entitled with the right to grant master's degree of Land Resources Management, and this subject was deemed as a key discipline in the university in 2006. In June, 2007, this institute was selected as one of the first batch of national first-grade land planning agencies. Now, it plays a leading role among the seven national first-grade land planning agencies in Yunnan province.
The main research directions of this institute are as follows: land resources and land utilization planning, soil and water conservation and land ecological remediation, land economy and land policy, the information system for land resource management, and homeland security and sustainable development. The institute consists of five research divisions (focusing on research projects concerning investigation of land resources, land utilization planning, water and soil conservation and the land ecological remediation, land economy and land policy, and homeland resources strategy and sustainable development),one key lab of Yunnan University of Finance and Economics (the lab of mountain land utilization and management with two affiliates-- the laboratory of mountainous land ecological rehabilitation and sustainable management and the laboratory of 3S technology and land utilization), and one training center (Homeland Planning Training Center).
Three-year Master’s Programs:
Land Resource Management