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The Nexus Between Urban Land Governance and Climate Adaptation
Rapports et recherches
septembre 2020
Global

Informal settlements in areas that are already disaster prone are an increasing problem. Climate adaptation is also often used as an excuse fo evictions to redevelop sites in a more climate-proof manner in what is often referred to as ‘climate gentrification.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Global

Demand for resources and changing structures of human settlements arising from population growth are impacting via the twin crises of anthropogenic climate change and declining human health.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Norvège
États-Unis d'Amérique

Remotely sensed land cover data can be a tremendous resource to land use decision makers, yet there is often a disconnect between the worlds of remote sensing and local government. The Connecticut’s Changing Landscape project is focused on bridging this gap. The project analyzes changes to the state’s landscape using Landsat-derived 30-m land cover and cross-correlation analysis.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Viet Nam

The Vietnamese Government has implemented agricultural land acquisition for urbanization (ALAFU) since 2010 which has caused a high level of social-economic transition in the country. In this paper, we applied the gender and development approach to discover how ALAFU has influenced the household gender equality in affected areas in Thua Thien Hue province, Vietnam.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Espagne
Portugal
États-Unis d'Amérique

The process of population concentration in cities is a worldwide phenomenon—not yet finished—which has led to a widespread rural exodus and abandonment of rural areas. In Spain it occurred very abruptly from 1960, leaving numerous population centers abandoned in the northern half of the country. It is the so-called “empty Spain”.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Turquie
États-Unis d'Amérique

Green infrastructure (GI) is a strategic planning approach that can contribute to solutions for ecological, social, and environmental problems. GI also aims to conserve natural and semi-natural landscapes and enhance ecological networks. Within the scope of spatial planning, urban and rural landscape units can be integrated through GI planning.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
République centrafricaine
Algérie
France
Norvège
Roumanie
Viet Nam
Asie
Europe

The importance of studying coastal areas is justified by their resources, ecosystem services, and key role played in socio-economic development. Coastal landscapes are subject to increasing demands and pressures, requiring in-depth analyses for finding appropriate tools or policies for a sustainable landscape management.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Global

Due to the increase in future uncertainty caused by rapid environmental, societal, and technological change, exploring multiple scenarios has become increasingly important in urban planning. Land Change Modeling (LCM) enables planners to have the ability to mold uncertain future land changes into more determined conditions via scenarios.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
août 2020
Australie
Canada
Égypte
France
Royaume-Uni
Roumanie
États-Unis d'Amérique

Historic urban landscapes (HULs) are composed of layers of history and memories that are embedded in physical monuments, buildings, and memorials. Physical built fabric stores both personal and cultural memory through long association with communities. Rapid changes due to demolition and redevelopment change the nature of these places and, in turn, affect these memory storages.

Publication évaluée par des pairs
juillet 2020
Argentine
Belgique
Costa Rica
Éthiopie
Mexique
Nouvelle-Zélande
Panama
Philippines
Pologne
États-Unis d'Amérique
Venezuela

A singular and modest activist action, a temporary park created in San Francisco, grew into the global urban Park(ing) Day (PD) phenomenon. This tactical urbanism event not only expanded to be annually celebrated in thousands of parking lots all over the world but became an inspiration for urban planning and policy changes.

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12 septembre 2020
Burkina Faso

 

Le mouvement « les Gilets verts » a animé une conférence de presse, le samedi 12 septembre 2020 à Ouagadougou, aux fins de présenter le mouvement et son champ d’action au public burkinabè. Né en juin 2019, et reconnu le 1er juin 2020, ce mouvement entend s’attaquer aux problèmes du foncier urbain et rural au Burkina Faso.

13 septembre 2020
Sénégal

Le cimetière de Pikine a été ouvert en 1952, sur une superficie estimée à quatre (04) hectares. Aujourd'hui, c'est devenu un véritable casse-tête que de trouver un espace où inhumer les disparus. En certains endroits, on les superpose. Le cimetière a donc dépassé sa capacité d’accueil.