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  1. Library Resource

    Knowledge constructed in dialogue

    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2018
    South Africa

    In March 2018, The South African Cities Network (SACN) hosted its second Urban Land Dialogues Series in the provinces of Gauteng, Eastern Cape and Western Cape. The dialogues took place during a week when land was receiving widespread attention, as all eyes were on the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Illovo where the President had convened a Summit to discuss details of agrarian land expropriation without compensation policy,Under the overarching theme of inclusive urban land transformation, the aim of these dialogues was to build better shared understandings of the many issues that

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Jurisprudence
    July, 2016
    Africa, South Africa

    In this case, which was  heard before the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa, The Restitution of Land Rights Amendment  Act 15 of 2014  was declared invalid. The Act, among other things, sought to extend the period in which land restitution claims could be  lodged. However, the court found that the Parliament did not sufficiently  consult with key stakeholders including those who had successfully  lodged claims under the previous Act of 1994. 

  3. Library Resource
    August, 2012

    There is enough land in the Amazon
    region to satisfy Brazilian society's demands for
    economic development, environmental management of a resource
    base of global importance and the challenges of agrarian
    reform. Yet Brazil has been unable to create a fully
    coherent and manageable land policy and administration
    system for the region which permits sustainable development
    goals to be achieved while reconciling special interests and

  4. Library Resource
    February, 2013
    China

    This report evaluates the legal
    framework for rural land rights, the regulations of rural
    housing sites, the effects of land requisition on farmers
    who lose land, and some selected issues affecting urban land
    rights. The focus of this report is how to enhance property
    rights in a number of different contexts. The report makes a
    series of specific policy recommendations for rural
    agricultural land, rural housing land, to protect rights in

  5. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    India

    In India, land continues to be of
    enormous economic, social, and symbolic relevance. The main
    purpose of this report is to review new empirical evidence
    on land administration and land policy, as well as the
    possible interaction between the two, to derive policy
    conclusions. The empirical basis for the discussion of land
    administration is provided by a review of land records,
    survey and settlement, and land registration in 14 states.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2014

    This paper is a post-conference summary
    of the International Conference on Land Policy Reform that
    took place in Jarkarta from July 25-27, 2000. The paper
    concerns best practice in land administration systems. While
    the paper is focussed on world's best practice, it does
    so in the context of developing and emerging industrial
    countries such as Indonesia which have diverse land tenure
    relationships ranging from areas in cities with active land

  7. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    Liberia

    To implement the vision of fostering
    economic development, social equity, and a transparent and
    effective government, the Government of Liberia has outlined
    key transitions that need to be accomplished. These include
    the development of infrastructure (roads, electricity),
    schools, job creation and transition from war, civil
    conflict and social polarization to a well functioning
    society in which economic opportunities are fostered and

  8. Library Resource
    June, 2013
    Africa

    This is covers land administration and
    reform in Sub-Saharan Africa, and is highly relevant to all
    developing countries around the world. It provides simple
    practical steps to turn the hugely controversial subject of
    "land grabs" into a development opportunity by
    improving land governance to reduce the risks of
    dispossessing poor landholders while ensuring mutually
    beneficial investors' deals. This book shows how Sub

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