There has been rapid growth in urban populations in Namibia (Pendleton et al, 2014). This growth is amongst predominantly amongst less educated, poorer migrants from rural areas in search of opportunities in urban areas. From the data available the estimated shortfall of either titled land or houses appears to be above 150 000 and increasing at about 11 000 per year (Weber, 2017).
This paper undertakes a comparative analysis of rural-urban land conversion policies in China and Vietnam, and examines the ideology of the state in land policymaking under a market socialism environment.
In the effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to food, health, water, and climate, an increase in pressure on land is highly likely. To avoid further land degradation and promote land restoration, multifunctional use of land is needed within the boundaries of the soil-water system.
WEBSITE INTRODUCTION: This report presents a synthesis of the main findings from case studies carried out in six countries in Africa (Ghana, Sierra Leone, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia) and Asia (Laos and Philippines). The findings were disseminated and discussed in multistakeholder initiatives at regional and country level.
During the Early Roman period in the Mediterranean (ca. 30 BC–330 AD), the key central places that distinguished socio-political landscapes were towns. These urban centers functioned as economic and administrative focal points that were controlled by local elites who oversaw wealth redistribution and maintained a dialectical relationship with Rome that mutually benefitted both parties.
Ancestral land refers to ‘land of ancestors’. That is the land occupied by ones’ forebearers for generations and left something behind of value for current and future generations. There are usually contestations as to which ancestors the land
belongs because of the history of internal migration and of displacements by stronger nations (tribes).
The integration of food into urban planning is a crucial and emerging topic.
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) considers forests as integrated social, environmental and economic landscapes, and emphasizes the production of multiple benefits from forests and participatory engagement of stakeholders in FLR planning and implementation.
During the post-reform period since 1986, land-use systems in Vietnam have been reformed in terms of the regulation of land markets and the built environment. This study analyzes the changing role of urban planning and the policy of state intervention in land markets to manage spatial changes in Vietnamese cities.
Se trata de tres predios que están habitados desde hace más de 20 años. La Provincia buscará asegurar a los habitantes la tenencia de la tierra y el acceso a servicios básicos e infraestructura. Se encuentran ubicados en las zonas del Molina Punta, Ciudades Correntinas y Popular.
El secretario de Desarrollo Urbano se negó a firmar el protocolo para la consulta en el lugar elegido por los pueblos, argumentando que sería tomado como una “agresión” para las inmobiliarias.
Terminó el X World Urban Forum y ONU-Hábitat publicó su pliego de acciones de cara al 2030.
La cultura, la mujer y los datos se posicionan como los agentes fundamentales para esta década clave para el desarrollo de ciudades verdaderamente humanas y sostenibles.