Land Delivery Systems in West African Cities : The Example of Bamako, Mali | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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Date of publication: 
March 2015
ISBN / Resource ID: 
oai:openknowledge.worldbank.org:10986/21613
Copyright details: 
CC BY 3.0 IGO

Urban and peri-urban land markets in rapidly expanding West African cities operate within and across different coexisting tenure regimes and involve complex procedures to obtain or make land available for housing. Because a structured framework lacks for the analysis of such systems, this book proposes a systemic approach and applies it to Bamako and its surrounding areas. The framework revolves around the description of land delivery channels: starting from the status of tenure when the land is first placed in circulation for residential use, it identifies the processes whereby tenure can be improved, the types of transactions that take place along the way, and interactions between land delivery channels.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Durand-Lasserve, Alain Durand-Lasserve, Maÿlis Selod, Harris
Publisher(s): 

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The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.

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