The overall objective was to present a proposal for draft Law on Spatial Planning and Land Management in the Ecuadorian legal framework, based on an objective technical research that supports the proposal articulated the project and the formation process of the law. The work is divided into three phases:
- Perform an updated diagnosis of the issue of land use planning at all levels of government and its articulation, based on an analysis of 5 provinces: Azuay, Galapagos, Guayas, Imbabura, Napo, and Pichincha.
- Upon the research on the current national policy framework on land use and its regulations, make a bill that welcomes legal bodies and clearly define the responsibilities of the various levels of government.
- Make the legal and technical proposal to create a National System of Land Management and an institution that is responsible for this competition together with its management model.
The project was a real technical, methodological and intellectual challenge that multiple open consultations between central and decentralized actors were performed, as well as to route state legislative drafting process to fruition actors. Products were delivered on time with the recognition of the beneficiary and the congratulations of the European Union for the work done.