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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesNovember, 2019Latin America and the Caribbean, Central America, NicaraguaThe technical aspects mentioned in this document are intended to socialize a series of regulations and procedures that would have to be established in territories of indigenous and Afro-descendant populations, to discuss the implementation of urban projects in these areas of Nicaragua. The document is divided into two important parts:
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2018Haiti, Jordan, Bangladesh, United States of America, Japan, Zambia, China, Italy, Indonesia, Ghana, Costa Rica, Mexico, Thailand
The integration of food into urban planning is a crucial and emerging topic.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2002
Can the twin developmental goals of administrative decentralisation and improving services for the urban poor be meshed? How can urban authorities and local politicians learn to listen to service users, particularly women? What services should be run by municipalities and what could be managed by neighbourhood or private management?
Library ResourceReports & ResearchTraining Resources & ToolsDecember, 2012Indonesia, Eastern Asia, Oceania
In recent years, Indonesia has made great strides in economic growth and development. This growth has been accompanied by rapid urbanization that has transformed Indonesian cities. Urbanization has the potential to boost national economic growth by facilitating the emergence of agglomeration and localization economies. Increasing urbanization presents Indonesia with an opportunity to leverage the transformation taking place to ensure that it is harnessed for economic growth and, more importantly, sustained improvements in the quality of life of its community members.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011
Urban green areas are important sites established for recreational, ecological, and aesthetical purposes. Urban green areas are different form the other green space usage, can be used by the all parts of the community. Public green space standards, construction law No. 3194 of the plan to be built on the basis of 10 m² per person in the regulations "active green space" is defined as. About the amount of green space in the regulation applies to active green space. Active green space are defined parks, children's playground and play areas.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesFebruary, 2017Kenya
The Constitution of Kenya 2010 apportions responsibility of planning to both National and County governments. The County Government Act, 2012 obligates county governments to prepare and implement County Integrated Development Plans (CIDP). The CIDPs are, according to the act, five year plans that will form the basis of annual budgetary allocation by the county governments.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2013Kenya
The Cadastral system in Kenya was established in 1903 to support land alienation for the white settlers who had come into the country in the early part of the 20th Century. In the last hundred years, the system has remained more or less the same, where land records are kept in paper format and majority of operations are carried out on a manual basis. The lack of a modern cadastral system has contributed to problems in land administration in the country.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2016Kenya
The Commission has been in the forefront of promoting good governance and accountability in the land sector. Progress in the land sector has been mixed. Through the effort of the government, support agencies and other stakeholders the Commission was able to devolve its function to the 47 counties through the County Land Management Boards (CLMBs). The CLMBs have in effect devolved land services throughout Kenya. However, achieving land, better land governance, accountability in the land sector and ensuring secure land rights for all Kenyan is still to be achieved.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesReports & ResearchFebruary, 2016Kenya
The story of urbanization in Kenya should be one of cautious optimism. As an emerging middle-income country with a growing share of its population living in urban areas and a governance shift toward devolution, the country could be on the verge of a major social and economic transformation. How it manages its urbanization and devolution processes will determine whether it can maximize the benefits of its transition to a middle-income country.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2017Kenya
This paper describes the development of a Land Information Management System (LIMS) for County Governments in Kenya. In the new Constitution 2010, devolution of some national government functions and formation of county governments was provided for. These invoked the development of new land laws to guide the devolution processes and procedures. According to the County Government Act 2012, all County Governments are supposed to develop digital Geographic Information System (GIS) based spatial plans and these calls for development of LIMS for and efficient breakthrough.
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