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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    March, 2014
    Global

    The current solutions to delivering land administration services have very limited global outreach; 75 percent of the world's population do not have access to formal systems to register and safeguard their land rights. The majority of these are the poor and the most vulnerable in society and without any level of security of tenure they constantly live in threat of eviction.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2017
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay

    In the Latin American and Caribbean region (LAC), millions of families live under a constant threat of being evicted from the land and homes on which they live. The urbanization process across the region builds on an essentially unequal basis. As cities and urban populations grow, competing interest and demand for land also grows, be it for housing and food production, as well as for a variety for a variety of economic activities that depend on land.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2017
    Brazil

    This paper addresses the serious problems involving land regulation in Brazil and stresses the urgentneed to solve the country's agrarian issues. The historical background of landholding and land propertyregulation in Brazil is analyzed in parallel with the overall institutional framework of land regulation. In addition, it interprets the connection between regulation of land use in Brazil and the various social,economic and environmental impacts. After discussion of recent land policies, a new sustainable andparticipative proposal for municipal land governance is outlined.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2005
    Brazil

    This report on Brazil forms part of a study of law and land tenure in four Latin American countries. The study also includes a much broader regional overview covering land tenure throughout Latin America. A number of common and broad themes emerge from these studies, applicable in different degrees within the specific country contexts. A great deal of legislative reform has taken place in the region, and laws and policies are generally regarded as progressive.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru

    Draft report of the Scoping Study about Responsible Governance and Secure Tenure of Urban and Peri-Urban Land in Latin America and the Caribbean: Analysis of 10 Countries, discussed during the Experts Group Meeting held in San José, Costa Rica, July 2016. This study aims to generate recommendations for partnerships, collaboration, and action to advancing responsible governance, and land tools for access to and secure land tenure, and contribute to the effective implementation of the New Agenda Urbana in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago

    List of Participants of the Experts Group Meeting about Responsible Governance and Secure Tenure of Urban and Peri-Urban Land in Latin America and the Caribbean, held in San José, Costa Rica, in July 2016. This study aims to generate recommendations for partnerships, collaboration, and action to advancing responsible governance, and land tools for access to and secure land tenure, and contribute to the effective implementation of the New Agenda Urbana in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru

    Concept Note of the Experts Group Meeting "Concepts, Contexts, and Solutions for Responsible Land Governance, and Secure Tenure in Latin America and the Caribbean", held in San José, Costa Rica, in July 2016. The aim of the study is to generate recommendations for partnerships, collaboration, and action to advancing responsible governance, and land tools for access to and secure land tenure, and contribute to the effective implementation of the New Agenda Urbana in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru

    Agenda of the Experts Group Meeting about to review the preliminary Report Responsible Governance and Secure Tenure of Urban and Peri-Urban Land in Latin America and the Caribbean: Analysis of 10 Countries, held in San José, Costa Rica, in July 2016. This study aims to generate recommendations for partnerships, collaboration, and action to advancing responsible governance, and land tools for access to and secure land tenure, and contribute to the effective implementation of the New Agenda Urbana in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2016
    Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru

    Minutes of the Experts Group Meeting about Land Governance and Security of Tenure in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2018
    Global

    Land and the New Urban Agenda - Briefing Note for POLICY MAKERS

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