Achieving tenure security, land and property rights in informal urban settlements remains one of the most persistent, intractable development challenges today. The Secure Tenure in African Cities: Micro Funds for Community Innovation initiative launched by Cities Alliance aimed to address this challenge.
Resultados de la búsquedaMostrando ítems 1 a 9 de 962.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesEnero, 2021Kenya, Tanzania, República Democrática del Congo, Sudáfrica, Côte d'Ivoire
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesNoviembre, 2021África austral
Report from the online discussion held on the Land Portal between 28 June and 9 July 2021.
The online discussion explored the different pespectives around customary law and institutions in Southern Africa and the roles they play in governing land.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesJunio, 2017Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso is working hard to emerge from the large-scale political and social upheaval that characterized the 18 months following the popular uprising that resulted in the resignation of President Blaise Compaoré in October 2014. In view of the presidential and legislative elections held in November 2015, and the largely successful municipal elections in May 2016, the country appears to have reached a positive turning point, although governing institutions remain in transition and fragile.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2016Sudán
The population of Sudan reached 30.9 million people in the last population census (2008), and is
projected to reach 39.7 people by 2016, growing at a 2.8% growth rate per annum. With this rate
of increase the population could double up in in about 16 years.
The urban population constituted about 29.8% of the total 2008 population, which indicates that
Sudan is predominantly rural. This high rate of population increase, and the tendency towards
population concentration in large urban centers, constitutes one of the biggest challenges facing
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDocumentos de política y resúmenesJulio, 2017África, Américas, Asia, Oceanía
The Sustainable Development Goal 15 “Life on land” commits world leaders to work together to achieve land degradation neutrality (LDN) for safeguarding life on land. One of the objectives that comprise LDN is to reinforce responsible governance of land tenure. Land rights are a key factor for achieving LDN. This publication by the UNCCD CSO Panel aims to analyze and highlight the linkages between land rights and land degradation with the objective of offering policy recommendations to enhance land rights for both the prevention of land degradation and the recovery of degraded lands.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosPublicación revisada por paresOctubre, 2020África, América Latina y el Caribe, Asia
The dynamics of current global challenges—like food and nutrition security, environmental degradation, climate change, and emergencies—reduce the availability of and/or access to natural resources, and thereby underline the urgency of achieving transformational changes in the governance of tenure. This is increasingly required to bring the greatest good to the most people, in line with human rights.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMayo, 2021Namibia
The VGGT Popular Version for Communal Land Administration was developed to support the Parliament of Namibia in delivering training to traditional authorities and regional institutions to enhance their capacity to administer communal land within their jurisdictions. This was carried out in line with the Communal Land Reform Act, Act 5 of 2002 and the resolutions of the 2nd National Land Conference. The Popular Version outlines 14 pertinent land governance issues in Namibia’s communal areas.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesOctubre, 2021Uganda
This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Uganda. This project is implemented by the Global Land Tool Network, faciliated by UN-Habitat, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesAgosto, 2021Rwanda
This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Rwanda. This project is implemented by Kadaster International and IDLO, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2021África occidental
This is the report of a webinar held by Land Portal on 24th March 2021.
In much of West Africa, women are considered breadwinners responsible to provide food for the family. However, women do not only own less land but also face manifold obstacles in accessing land through transfers, inheritance, or lease. The tenure security of this group has been threatened by large-scale land deals, state appropriation in the name of the public interest, and the often-discriminating practices of customary tenure systems.
Búsqueda en la Biblioteca de Tierras
A través de nuestro sólido motor de búsqueda, puede explorar cualquier elemento de los más de 64.800 recursos rigurosamente seleccionados en la Biblioteca de la Tierra. Si desea obtener una visión general de lo que es posible, siéntase libre de examinar la Guía de búsqueda.