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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJune, 2010South Africa
This document, written by Josette Cole of the Mandlovu Development Trust, explores the intended and unintended consequences of home ownership for poor citizens living in formal settlements in post-apartheid South Africa. It focuses on New Crossroads in Cape Town, a relatively small, urban community of 20 000 people.
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2010South Africa
This case study draws on research that investigated the perspectives and experiences of civil society organisations with regard to access to urban land by the poor. The research was conducted by Warren Smit, commissioned by Urban LandMark. An introduction to the case study is given below. On the back of this sheet some learning and reflection activities are provided. You can do these activities on your own or in groups, as appropriate for your learning session. Look carefully at these activities before you begin so you know what to look for while you are reading.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2011China
These Regulations, consisting of 26 Articles, are formulated in accordance with the Surveying and Mapping Law of the People's Republic of China, for the purpose of strengthening the protection and management of surveying markers.These Regulations shall be applicable to the surveying markers placed in the territorial air, land and waters of the People's Republic of China, as well as other sea areas under the jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (art.2).
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2010Canada
The present Act provides for the orderly carrying out of professional land surveying in the Province of Nova Scotia.
Library ResourceLegislationDecember, 2010Liechtenstein
The purpose of the present Act is to transpose into national legislation the Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2007 establishing an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE). Article 1 of the above-mentioned Act establishes that the present Act regulates the creation, maintenance and organization of a national spatial data infrastructure. In particular the Act aims to provide authorities, economy, science and the public with spatial information in a sustainable, up to date, quick and simple way.
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 2010China
The purpose of these Regulations is to protect construct and rational utilize Bayanbulak grassland, prevent grassland ecological degradation, improve the grassland ecological environment and promote sustainable economic and social development.The people's government of the autonomous prefecture should integrate the protection, development and use of grasslands into national economic and social development planning, and grassland protection, fire prevention and pest disaster prevention shall be included in the government budget.
Library ResourceRegulationsJune, 2010Albania
The Regulation lays down the rules for the implementation of common geodesic and GIS (Geographic Information System) standards that must be used by the territorial planning authorities and other public institutions in the Republic of Albania. It consists of four Chapters: General provisions (I); Standards for the data and metadata specifications (II); Standards for the description of data coding and formatting (III); Standards of Network Services (IV).
Implements: Law No. 10119 on land use planning. (2009-04-23)
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2011Niger
Au Niger, l’Initiative Grande Muraille Verte Sahélo-Sahélienne vise, à l’horizon 2035, le développement des communautés locales à travers une approche novatrice et inclusive consistant à mettre en synergie les actions de lutte contre la désertification, de conservation de la biodiversité, de lutte contre les changements climatiques et d’appui aux systèmes de production agro-sylvo-pastorale. La finalité étant de reverdir le Niger et de contribuer à une sécurité alimentaire durable des populations et du cheptel.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesOctober, 2010
This document contains the Policy Framework for Pastoralism in Africa, which was drafted by the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission. The document reflects a continent-wide policy initiative which aims to secure, protect and improve the lives, livelihoods and rights of African pastoralists.The framework explicitly recognizes the rights of pastoralists and the need to provide security, services, infrastructure and economic opportunities in pastoral areas which are comparable to non-pastoral areas.