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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2022
    Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Norway

    The Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa endorsed through the adoption of the African Union Declaration on Land Issues and Challenges by the African Heads of States in 2009 is having “a strong gender component which aims at “strengthening security of land tenure for women which require special attention” and “ensuring that land laws provide for equitable access to land and related resources”.

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2022
    Ethiopia, Norway, Canada

    Land in Ethiopia is held by the state and the people; while landholders guaranteed a lifetime ‘holding’ right (any right except sell and mortgage per se). Women have equal rights to men in the formal legal system, despite, in pastoral areas, women’s land rights are highly influenced by religious and customary systems: rights are meaningless unless they are socially recognized and effectively enforced. Studies on women’s land rights comparing between formal and customary land laws are rare.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2022
    United States of America

    This paper presents empirical evidences of cultural barriers to women and the youths in accessing family land among the Ndali tribe, drawing insights on the cultural practices and social norms. The evidence emanates from discussions with local leaders: members of Village Land Councils and members of the Village Councils from six villages namely Itumba, Isongole, Nyenzebwe, Mlale, Ilulu and Izuba.

  4. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2020
    Nigeria

    Green Infrastructure GI facilities have the capacity to enhance health and mitigate Environmental Sustainability Challenges ESC However the extent of the mitigation and health benefits is unclear in developing countries This study examined the impact of GI on ESC and Perceived Health PH of urban residents in Lagos Metropolis Nigeria Multistage sampling technique was used to select 1858 residents of Lagos Metropolis who completed semistructured questionnaires Descriptive statistics and chisquare test were used to explore data distributions and assess the association of the availability of GI

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    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Egypt

    Transportation has always been the backbone of development Transitoriented development TOD has been theorized piloted and expanded increasingly in the past few decades In this regard this paper investigates the relationship between urban development the transportation process and the required implementation guidelines within fasturbanizing cities such as Cairo After reviewing different related sustainable development theories the study investigates pioneering case studies that have applied TOD and provided adequate implementation frameworks The authors then extract and compare a set of requ

  6. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2021
    Egypt

    Many studies have been conducted over the last 20 years to determine and measure factors that affect the walkability of city streets Walkability is an essential factor in deciding whether a city is green or sustainable This paper creates a comprehensive walkability index by analysing built environmental indicators that affect walkability This research was conducted on mixed land use streets in Cairo Egypt combining the results from an online survey and a walkability assessment model developed by multicriteria decision analysis techniques The results were based on a threepillar approach star

  7. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania

    The empirical investigation of which risk factorpolitical or financialis the optimal driver of country risk in emerging economies in the twentyfirst century has grown into a significant and volatile issue in recent decades This paper investigates the linkages between political risk and financial risk in four Balkan economies ie Greece Albania Bulgaria and Romania from 1984 Q3 to 2018 Q4 using nonlinear autoregressive distributed lag cointegration NARDL and wavelet coherence approaches As a result findings from the links between political risk and financial risk are being used to provide sig

  8. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Brazil, Chile

    The following research is based on the affirmation that urban sustainability in developing regions such as Latin America is an impossible goal to be totally achieved due to the circumstances of poverty informality slums corruption violence among others that exist there Therefore urban sustainability in the cities of this region has to be reached through survival efforts that seek to balance the existing inequalities urban justice So the first step to take is to detect and measure those inequalities in order to be able to take actions to eradicate or decrease them The research presents five

  9. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    Global

    During the different period of architectural design designers attempt to achieve a high level of life quality for all users Architecture and urban planner want to provide a style of design which not only achieves different function for different users with respect to their ethnicity ability age sex capability position and lifestyle but also improve the friendly environment throughout responsive legislation based on longterm planning Although the styles are considered some indicators it is ignored the other important characteristics Therefore the existing styles never achieve the standard le

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