Vedanti Kelkar
Doctoral Candidate, Technische Universität Dresden

Vedanti Kelkar is an urban planning and development professional. Her expertise includes design, implementation, capacity building, research, and project management on topics such as water, sanitation, land, housing and resilient cities. She has contributed to various publications, implemented capacity building programs in developing Asian countries, and presented at leading international conferences.


As a way forward for coastal cities, this article explores the potential of system of systems approaches for integrated planning and management of coastal assets using nature-based solutions that engage communities.