Study of Comprehensive Evaluation of Derbent Urban District Development, Republic of Dagestan

6 January – 22 April 2019
Derbent, Republic of Dagestan
The study involves a comprehensive analysis of the current social and economic position of Derbent urban district and sequential territorial development scenarios taking into account its resource provision and economical directions. Results of the study will form the basis for the town master plan, developed through an open international competition.
1.    Analysis of the social and economic position and primary directions of Derbent urban district development
Anticipated result
  • Comprehensive evaluation of development potential, including:
  • identified issues of social, economic and spatial/territorial development;
  • resource potential evaluation for spatial/territorial development;
  • identified potential economical directions;
  • identified promising areas of spatial/territorial development, including the possible layout of social infrastructure facilities;
  • existing and potential growth areas;
  • obstacles and restrictions for spatial/territorial development;
  • definition of target tourism markets. 

2.    Main scenarios and principles of the urban district development providing for the resource provision
Anticipated result

  • Alternative development scenarios (conservative, progressive), including:
    • strategic principles of territorial development based on the outcome for comprehensive development evaluation;
    • conceptual models of territorial development with designation of growth areas, including the expected growth of economic activity indicators, namely: volume of shipped goods, work and services performed for the main activities of the urban district zones, reorganization, renovation, etc.
  • Consolidated list of recommended interrelated activities in the context of the spatial/territorial development scenarios
  • Approximate need of the town for specialists of various qualifications, technology partners, budgetary and extra-budgetary funding

3.     Implementation mechanism
Anticipated result
List of recommended organizational, financial, legal and other institutional mechanisms for implementation of the proposed spatial/territorial development scenarios.

4.    Evaluation of spatial/territorial development efficiency