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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    December, 2010
    Indonesia, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    The tsunami that originated from the Indian Ocean in 2004 wreaked massive destruction, killing more than 130,000 people and displacing half a million individuals in Aceh, Indonesia. More than 800 kilometers of coastline was affected, and close to 53,795 land parcels were destroyed. The land administration system sustained significant damage because documentation of land ownership was washed away along with people's houses and other possessions in the affected communities. Physical boundary markers, including trees and fences, also disappeared.

  2. Library Resource

    Summary of Priority Policy Recommendations Drawn form World Bank Studies

    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2012
    Vietnam, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    Vietnam's rapid and sustained economic growth and poverty reduction in the last two decades benefitted from the policy and legal reforms embodied in the Land Laws of 1987, 1993 and 2003 and subsequent related legal acts. This note outlines reforms related to four main themes. The first relates to the needed reform for agriculture land use to create opportunity to enhance effectiveness of land use as well as to secure farmers' rights in land use. Prolonging the duration of agricultural land tenure would give land users greater incentives to invest and care for the land.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Philippines, Eritrea, Italy, Africa, Asia
  4. Library Resource
    August, 2014
    Indonesia

    Within the next two decades Indonesia
    aspires to generate prosperity, avoid a middle-income trap,
    and leave no one behind as it tries to catch up with
    high-income economies. Can Indonesia achieve them? This
    report argues that the country has the potential to rise and
    become more prosperous and equitable. But the risk of
    floating in the middle is real. Which pathway the economy
    will take depends on: (i) the adoption of a growth strategy

  5. Library Resource
    July, 2014
    Indonesia

    Within the next two decades Indonesia
    aspires to generate prosperity, avoid a middle-income trap
    and leave no one behind as it tries to catch up with
    high-income economies. These are ambitious goals. Realizing
    them requires sustained high growth and job creation, as
    well as reduced inequality. Can Indonesia achieve them? This
    report argues that the country has the potential to rise and
    become more prosperous and equitable. But the risk of

  6. Library Resource
    November, 2015
    Vietnam

    Affordable housing will be instrumental
    to helping Vietnam achieve its goals for increasing
    productivity and inclusive urban growth. Since Doi Moi, the
    country has experienced impressive economic growth, averaged
    at 7.4 percent per annum from 1990 to 2008, lowering to an
    average of 6 percent per annum from 2007 to 2013. Strong
    economic growth has supported a substantial reduction in
    poverty, from 58 percent in 1993 to 17 percent in 20121.

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