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Proposed land management and urban planning law moves forward
6 January 2021

Main photo: the new law was proposed in the light of developments in Cambodia’s property sector. KT/Pann Rachana

A proposal that will lead to substantial changes to the existing law governing land management and urban planning in Cambodia is moving forward.

6 January 2021

A review of land news and analysis covering a wide range of issues including farms and farm workers, food security, land governance and administration, land policy, threats to and murder of land activists, land rights and mining and much more

Fonte: Mundo Lusíada
10 December 2020
O Banco Mundial aprovou hoje uma doação de 100 milhões de dólares americanos da Associação Internacional de Desenvolvimento (IDA), em apoio ao Projeto de Transformação Urbana de Maputo. O projeto financiará investimentos críticos em infraestrutura urbana e apoiará a implementação de reformas municipais.
Library Resource
Informal settlements and access to data in the time of COVID: a case for sharing data for decision making

A Webinar Report

Reports & Research
November, 2020
Southern Africa

The spread of COVID-19 in South Africa and other countries in the region has again brought to the fore the fact that very dense, under-serviced, mostly informal, settlements are not healthy places to live. They are also places where the spread of a disease is difficult to prevent or manage.

The kind of emergency response that was required to address the imminent spread of COVID-19 highlighted the widespread vulnerability of the poorest, compounded by highly unequal access to services and ongoing unhealthy living conditions.

21 November 2020


Land News and Analysis
Weeks 43 – 46 
South Africa
Southern, Central and Eastern Africa

19th October – 18th November 2020

News curated via knowledgebase.land

Use COVID-19 to build back better, cities told
3 November 2020

The United Nations urged civic leaders to build more liveable urban centres better for public health, society and the environment

Land News South Africa and Region 21 Sept - 18 Oct 2020
22 October 2020

KB.L seeks to bring to life all aspects of the ‘land issue’, recognizing that land is both a deeply important aspect of our history, and an emotive issue shaping our political landscape. KB.L seeks to develop a comprehensive sense of this history, heritage and memory through a combination of news, commissioned articles and links to research.

ONU Habitat
22 October 2020
South America

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Land, Housing, and COVID-19
1 September 2020

In the six months since the coronavirus began its global spread, more than 15 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and more than 600,000 have perished. Governments around the world have instituted lockdowns and shut down businesses.

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