The present study, by the Chief of the Agrarian and Water Law Section of the FAO Legislation Branch, is intended to explore in greater depth the value of legislation to the land use planning process. It is, on the one hand, an exploration of the ways in which legislation serves to provide the structural underpinnings for and connections between the technical disciplines which have long been associated with the land use planning effort.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2019Algeria, United States of America, Samoa, Peru, Indonesia, Tonga, Ivory Coast, Congo, Guyana, Cameroon, Cyprus, Malaysia, Belize, Tanzania, Botswana, Ethiopia, Gabon, Rwanda, Uruguay, Nepal, Italy, Sudan
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 2014Botswana
This Order concerns the granting of planning permissions and other measures aimed at control of development and to carry out proper planning. The Order shall apply to planning areas and implement provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act. Generally, any development of any class specified in the first column of the Schedule may be carried out without planning permission.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2009Botswana
Botswana Tenth National Development Plan (NDP 10) marks the last leg in achieving the aspirations of Botswana's long-term vision, Vision 2016- Towards Prosperity for All. The plan, based on the principles of rapid economic growth, social justice, economic independence, and sustainable development, will run from 1st April 2009 to 31st March 2016, a total of 7 years.To make agriculture more productive and sustainable work will be focus on three main components: livestock, arable production, and agricultural business development programme.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Rwanda, Laos, Belgium, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Germany, Italy, Botswana, Vietnam, United Kingdom, Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon, Brazil
Second issue of the Journal, which is now published in both hardcopy and in electronic formats and provides an open, impartial and practice-oriented global forum for promoting the latest knowledge in land tenure. This issue features five continents and subcontinents exploring common challenges including tenure governance, the legal recognition of customary tenures, land scarcity and redistributive reforms, and the increasing role of information technology in tenure systems.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1991France, Zambia, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Australia, Greece, Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Panama, Kenya, Jordan, Philippines, Libya, Italy, Botswana, Netherlands, Argentina, Sudan, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America
Extensive grazing is the predominant form of land use on at least a quarter of the world’s land surface, in which livestock are raised on food that comes mainly from rangelands. Extensive grazing differs from crop or forestry production, in which the produce remains in situ whilst growing. Evaluation for extensive grazing, unlike that for cropping or forestry, must take into account the production of both grazing forage, termed primary production, and the livestock that feed on this forage, termed secondary production.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Angola, Mozambique, Libya, Zambia, Lesotho, Germany, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa, Malawi, Namibia, Africa
FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit) and other development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure.
Library ResourceLegislationBotswana, Southern Africa, Africa
The Act consists of 43 sections divided into 6 Parts: Preliminary (I); Central administration (II); Development Plans (III); Control of development of land and permission for development (VI); Subdivisions (V); Supplemental (VI).The Minister shall be responsible for a comprehensive policy with respect to use and development of all land in Botswana and in accordance with Development Plans made under Part III (sect. 3). The Minister may declare Planning Areas under section 4 and provisions of this Act shall apply to such areas.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2010Botswana
Tribal land management constitutes the largest of the three main tenure types that prevail in Botswana (tribal, State, and freehold). The land inventory is a means to support land administration, land development, land use planning, land transactions and natural resources management in Botswana. The land inventory is currently web based and GIS-enabled through the Tribal Land Information Management Systems and the State Land Information Management System. These systems now play a key role in land-related policy and management decisions.
Library ResourceLegislationBotswana, Southern Africa, Africa
This Act provides rules for the survey of land in Botswana and makes provision for the appointment of the Director of Surveys and Lands, for the establishment of the Land Surveyors' Board and for the recognition of land surveyors and the control of their activities. The Act consists of 47 sections divided into 8 Parts.The Director of Surveys and Lands shall supervise and control the survey and charting of land for purposes of registration in the Deeds Registry and carry out other tasks imposed on him or her under this Act. The Land Surveyors' Board shall examine potential land surveyors.
Library ResourceRegulationsBotswana, Southern Africa, Africa
The Order, which contains 4 articles and a Schedule, declares the areas specified in the Schedule as planning areas for the purposes of the principal Act. The Order also prescribes some procedural requirements for the application for a development permission.
Implements: Town and Country Planning Act (Chapter 32:09). (2008-12-31)
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