By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries.

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Status: Land consumption increasing

11.3.1. Artificial surface cover increased by just over 10% between 2015 and 2018, compared with a population increase of 3.6%.

11.3.2 The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, on behalf of the Government has prepared and published the finalised National Planning Framework under Project Ireland 2040, the overarching policy and planning framework for the social, economic, and cultural development of our country.

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