Financing tools and factors affecting people’s participation in environmental rehabilitation of green city (Meta-analysis of studies in Iran)

Document Type : Original Article


PhD in natural resource economics, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Allameh Tabataba’i University


Today, cities face major structural challenges, such as improving the development of domestic markets and increasing the migration process, which has led to the imposition of negative effects such as environmental pollution, population density, and the unbalanced expansion of cities in the provision of services. In this regard, urban regeneration is important as one of the pillars of a sustainable or green city. In the process of urban regeneration, financing is one of the most important strategies for Upgrading and Renovating projects. Therefore, the aim of this study is to review the internal experiences of the financing methods of urban worn-out textures renovation projects, to obtain a set of experiences and components that affect their success. Therefore, in the present study, considering the breadth of the subject and the number of studies in this field, library, and review and documentary methods was used to study and analysis of urban worn out textures renewal Financing Methods, the components affecting their selection and also issues related to people participation in restoration of worn-out urban textures. The results showed that the financing structure used for the renovation project may not be effective in the city or even in the region due to its specific rules and conditions; while it can be used effectively in other areas. Therefore, the choice of the appropriate financing method depends on the conditions of each project and the characteristics of the host region. Moreover, most studies have been addressed only the factors affecting financing methods and ranking of financing methods. However, the strengths and weaknesses of the financing strategies for urban upgrading and renovating which are needs to be considered as a prerequisite for the ranking of financing methods in future studies have not been addressed.


Volume 1, Issue 1
June 2020
Pages 1-18
  • Receive Date: 07 January 2020
  • Revise Date: 23 February 2020
  • Accept Date: 31 May 2020
  • First Publish Date: 31 May 2020