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  1. Library Resource
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    Reports & Research
    May, 2018
    Africa

    Source: UNECA

    Le Rapport sur la gouvernance en Afrique V examine ce qui est fait pour améliorer la gouvernance des abondantes ressources naturelles de l’Afrique et met l’accent sur le renforcement des institutions qui gèrent les ressources naturelles, pour une meilleure mobilisation des ressources intérieures et une plus grande participation des femmes à la diversification économique et la transformation structurelle des économies africaines.

  2. Library Resource
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    Summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 2 July 2019

    Conference Papers & Reports
    July, 2019
    Global

    This is the summary of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 2 July 2019

  3. Library Resource
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    Agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 2 July 2019

    Conference Papers & Reports
    July, 2019
    Global

    This is the agenda of the UK Land Policy Forum meeting held on 2 July 2019.

  4. Library Resource
    State-led Alternative Mechanisms to Acquire, Plan, and Service Land For Urbanisation in India cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    Reports & Research
    July, 2018
    India

    Rapidly urbanizing Indian cities need mechanisms to ensure that land is acquired, planned, and serviced with adequate infrastructure and social amenities, to prevent the occurrence of haphazard urban expansion and under-provisioned inner-city areas.

    Such mechanisms should help government agencies recover their costs through land value capture, a method by which agencies recover part of the increase in the value of private property after it is serviced by new public infrastructure.

  5. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 1

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2020
    Global

    The change in land use during the process of urbanization affects surface runoff and increases flood risk in big cities. This study investigated the impact of land use change on surface runoff in Beijing’s central area during the period of rapid urbanization from 1984 to 2019. Land use maps of 1984, 1999, 2009, and 2019 were generated by image classification of Landsat images. Surface runoffs were calculated with the Soil Conservation Service curve number (SCS-CN) model. Correlation analysis was used to identify the dominant factor of land use change affecting surface runoff.

  6. News
    “Now that we own our land we can protect it.”
    6 January 2020
    Tanzania

    The Hadzabe people of northern Tanzania are one of the world’s oldest communities. Living at the base of the Rift Valley, believed to be the origin of human species, the Hadzabe live as they always have.

  7. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 12

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2019
    China

    The coordination relationship between land urbanization and population urbanization is crucial for achieving sustainable development under economic transition. Moreover, the balance between land urbanization and population urbanization is essential to guarantee the urbanization process of an entire city. This paper empirically analyzes the interaction between land urbanization and population urbanization in Nanchang from 2002 to 2017 based on the coupling coordination model (CCM).

  8. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 10

    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2019
    China

    Based on cointegration analysis, a vector error correction model (VECM), and the impulse response function method, this paper empirically analyses the interaction among urban expansion, economic development, and population growth in China from 1980 to 2016. The results show that (I) there is a long-term equilibrium relationship among urban expansion, economic development and population growth, but there is an imbalance in the short term. When urban expansion deviates from the long-term equilibrium, it cannot be restored to equilibrium in the short term.

  9. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 10

    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2019
    Global

    Increasing population and rural to urban migration are accelerating urbanization globally, permanently transforming natural systems over large extents. Modelling landscape change over large regions, however, presents particular challenges due to local-scale variations in social and environmental factors that drive land change.

  10. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 9

    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2019
    Global

    This study focused on the prediction of land-use changes in Nakhon Ratchasima city using a CA-Markov Model with GIS. Satellite images taken by Landsat-5 (1992), Landsat-7 (2002) and THEOS (2016) were used to predict land use in 2026. In 1992, the most proportion of land usage was built-up areas (47.76%) and followed by green areas (37.45%), bare lands (13.19%), and water bodies (1.60%), respectively. In 2002, the land use comprised built-up areas (56.04%), green areas (35.52%), bare lands (4.80%) and water bodies (3.63%).

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