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    GIZ (2019) Village Land Management a few years on. An Impact Study of GIZ supported Land Use Planning and Land Registration in Lao PDR .jpg

    An Impact Study of GIZ-supported Land Use Planning and Land Registration in Lao PDR

    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Asia, Laos

    Since 2010, the GIZ Land Programme in Lao PDR has sought to improve the land tenure security of rural communities. The programme currently consists of three projects – the BMZ-commissioned Land Management and Decentralised Planning (LMDP) Project, the Enhanced Land Tenure Security (ELTeS) sub-project within a global programme on responsible land policy, as well as the German contribution to the Mekong River Land Governance (MRLG) Initiative.

  2. Library Resource
    August, 2012
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This article addresses the problems of
    governance in municipalities in Africa. The concern has been
    to adapt traditional systems of governance to the needs of
    modern urban management. This article investigates the need
    for a new analysis of the twin problems of urban land and
    urban management in sub-Saharan Africa. This need is based
    on the apparent paradox between the dynamic, city-creating
    activities of civil societies in all of these countries, and

  3. Library Resource
    August, 2014

    The objective of this paper is to
    present a succinct and up-to-date review of the urban sector
    in Egypt, with a focus on issues for which there is new
    insight or emerging government interest. The two main themes
    of the report are the challenges facing the urban sector and
    the policy implications at various levels of government.
    Some of the reports mains findings are: urbanization in
    Egypt takes on forms and processes which are not well

  4. Library Resource
    Approaches to Urban Slums : A Multimedia Sourcebook on Adaptive and Proactive Strategies cover image
    Training Resources & Tools
    May, 2012

    Approaches to urban slums are a
    multimedia sourcebook that comprises 14 self-running
    audiovisual presentations and 18 video interviews. It is
    organized into four broad sections: adaptive approaches,
    proactive approaches, case profiles, and thematic
    interviews. The sourcebook itself, which contains more than
    nine viewing hours of content on CD-ROM, does not exist in
    printed format. This guide provides an overview of the

  5. Library Resource
    April, 2014

    Cities' development matters to
    Pakistan. It is central to economic growth, job creation and
    quality of life. This is also one of the core themes in the
    2011 Government of Pakistan Framework for Economic Growth
    (FEG). This paper explores the conditions for
    growth-enhancing spatial change in Pakistan s cities.
    Cities' development matters to Pakistan. Two strands of
    analysis are developed. First, it reviews the performance

  6. Library Resource
    August, 2012

    On December 26 2004, a 9.3 magnitude
    earthquake struck the Indian Ocean and unleashed a blast of
    energy, creating a tsunami three stories high. The disaster
    which claimed more than 228,000 lives had an impact on the
    lives of more than 2.5 million people causing close to US$
    11.4 billion of damage in 14 countries. The highest price
    was paid in Aceh, which had the greatest death toll of
    130,000 confirmed dead and a further 37,000 reported

  7. Library Resource
    March, 2013
    Sri Lanka

    This report analyzes land issues in Sri
    Lanka, which cannot be seen in isolation from the ethnic and
    political conflict and, at the same time, even though land
    conflict is often linked with the ethnic conflict in Sri
    Lanka, a large number of land conflicts in the North and
    East can be resolved prior to a full and national political
    solution to the ethnic situation. This report analyzes
    constraints and opportunities for an effective governance

  8. Library Resource
    March, 2013

    Land policy, administration and
    management are areas of strong client demand for technical
    advice and operational support. This review sought to help
    the Bank better position itself to present coherent advice
    on policy, institutional arrangements and practice. The
    potential implications are a lowering of reputational risk
    to the Bank; greater efficiency in the process including
    joint data gathering; and building of greater momentum and

  9. Library Resource
    March, 2012

    This is the second part of land studies
    on Northern Uganda designed to inform the Peace, Recovery
    and Development Plan (PRDP). This second part of the study,
    undertaken during the second half of 2007 in the Lango and
    Acholi regions, builds on the first phase conducted in 2006
    in the Teso region. This second study has been designed to
    present a more quantitative analysis of trends on disputes
    and claims on land before displacement, during displacement

  10. Library Resource
    February, 2013

    The report, Land Tenure for Social and
    Economic Inclusion in Yemen: Issues and Opportunities was
    completed in December 2009. The report addresses the
    problems of land ownership in Yemen and the various social
    and economic problems associated with the system of land
    ownership. Property rights under Yemeni Law are expressed
    both in custom and statute, but both are informed by shari a
    (Islamic law), which provides the basic property categories

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