Chloé Jourdan is a master degree student at Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne (Paris, France). She has one bachelor in geography and one in economics, and she is now focusing on town planning. She is interested into studying town planning issues abroad, particularly in southern countries. At CSH, she is writing a dissertation about land pooling and the Town Planning schemes, which are more and more used in important urban projects as an alternative to land acquisition. Her work is related to a project of beautification of the Nag River riverfront in Nagpur, Maharashtra, led by the French Development Agency where land pooling is used.