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9 October 2023
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Netherlands embassy in Bagdad (EKN) and the Netherlands Enterprise and Development Agency (RVO) are delighted to announce a LAND-at-scale project in Iraq. Over the coming three years, the project will work to initiate policy dialogue
25 August 2022
Expat demand for homes in Bali, Indonesia, is spiking. The spike is driven by the rise of remote work, a new second-home visa, and skyrocketing rents. "The last 18 months — I've never seen it been busier in Bali," said Nathan Ryan, the founder of Bali Realty. Main photo: Pantai Berawa beach in
12 April 2022
The premium on parcels of land in eight major cities that completed their first round of auctions for the year was up from 2021 Most of the winning bids in the latest auctions have come from state-owned developers Main photo: Land in China can only be sold three times a year, according to a
24 November 2021
Prindex Global and leading think tank NCAER will announce a new initiative today at the India Land and Development Conference 2021 to enhance land and housing rights in India. The project will go state by state mapping government performance on land records against people’s perceptions of their
12 August 2021
Dozens of lives have been lost and several investment projects delayed as land disputes rear an ugly head in Lango Sub-region, Daily Monitor has learnt. Police tallied at least 92 murder cases from North Kyoga region (Lango) between January and May. The vast bulk of the murders were occasioned by
8 July 2021
Dar es Salaam.  In his recently delivered Budget Speech, the Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development (MLHHSD) reiterated that his ministry was responsible for the housing docket in national development, handling the task of promoting and enabling the construction of quality
17 May 2021
The government has reclaimed the Naguru-Nakawa land after 10 years. The land had been given to Opec Prime Properties, an investor, to construct a satellite city. Dr Chris Baryomunsi, the State minister for Housing and Urban Development, said the land has been earmarked for the construction of a
19 April 2021
Main photo: "The only work they did was to demolish the houses and dig holes in the land," one former resident says. Rafoat Hoshimova and her family moved out of their house in the northern Tajik city of Khujand six years ago after it was announced their neighborhood would be demolished.
9 January 2021
Forced evictions, an abundance of petroleum, wealth inequality, economic growth and slums surround the most expensive cities in Angola. Angola, a country, that rose economically after experiencing a three-decade civil war. But the fruits of that expansion have not been shared by most of the
3 November 2020
The United Nations urged civic leaders to build more liveable urban centres better for public health, society and the environment TBILISI, Oct 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - COVID-19 will not spell the end of world cities, which are set to grow further over the next decade, the United Nations
30 October 2020
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs that he will set up a committee to take a comprehensive look into the issue of the compulsory acquisition of lands by the government in the region. The committee, which would be established to start work
25 October 2020
The first ever global dataset that quantifies tenure insecurity puts Botswana in a category of countries with the highest land and property insecurity.In terms of the Prindex, a methodology for measuring tenure security for land and property around the globe, more than 30 percent of Botswana’s

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