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  1. Library Resource

    Submitted by the government of the democratic republic of Sudan

    Reports & Research
    November, 1970
    Africa

    Land is the raw material of nearly all wealth, but neither the development nor the administration of any plot of land can be planned economically or carried out efficiently without complete and accurate knowledge of its size, its boundaries, its neighbors, its owners and the natural and artificial features within its borders.

  2. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 1970
    Africa

    A Cadastre, in the sense to be used in this paper, is a methodically established record of immovable. (Land, buildings, rights that are put on a par with landed property) based on the survey of a complete district. The official record of a cadastral survey generally consists of a drawing or map and a written description of the field work. Cadastres as a rule consist of a map of the survey, a register arranged according to parcels, a register arranged according to proprietors and some auxiliary registers for easier handling. The single parcels are systematically numbered, on the map.

  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 1970
    Africa

    Rapid industrial development has become an all pervasive feature of Africa’s e economic and social development strategy. Agricultural development ceased to be an engine of growth, which it was in the fifties when it contributed 63 per cent (directly and indirectly) to the gross domestic product increment. This contribution has declined to JL8 per cent in the past decade (figure derived for 1960-67), and although this figure may be considered as unduly low-' it shows clearly that Africa's economic structure has been fundamentally altered.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 1970
    Africa

    Man instinctively and intelligently takes care of himself as well as he can, and man does this test in a society of fellow humans. The natural human priority is self-preservation and fulfillment, but in the framework of the human group- where responsibilities to others give meaning to rights that each individual asserts for himself and can test us as individualst even as it sustains us- Land can unify

    and ennoble us as groups, even as it tempts us to indulge the more provincial among social concerns.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 1970
    United Arab Emirates, Africa

    The science of "survey" was known to ancient Egyptians. Drawings and

    paintings on the walls of temples and tombs, and writings on papyrus, prove that ancient. Egyptians practiced surveying long ago. Paintings on the temples of Thebe display land-surveyors using linear instruments.

  6. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    October, 1970
    Africa

    The Kenya Registered Land Act was passed in 1963 had to ;take into account and be reconciled with no fewer than five ordinances which already made provision for land, registration in some form or other.

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