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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2006
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    This Law regulates the conditions and methods for determining of the correct, safe, sustainable and controlled use and planning (spatial also) of the construction land (private and state-owned construction land), including the financial issues (as regards the territory of the Republic of Srpska, autonomous province part of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina).The Law is divided into VIII Chapters and 51 articles (for mechanisms and instruments for financing the construction of construction land see Chapter V).

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    May, 2005
    Cameroon

    Le présent décret fixe l’organisation du Ministère des Domaines et des Affaires Foncières, responsable de l’élaboration et de la mise en œuvre de la politique du Gouvernement en matière domaniale, cadastrale et foncière.Le Ministre des Domaines et des Affaires Foncières est chargé de l’élaboration, de la mise en œuvre, de l’évaluation de la politique du Gouvernement en matière domaniale, foncière et cadastrale.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 2005
    Georgia

    The Law regulates spatial planning and urban development in Georgia. It consists of five chapters: General provisions (I); Agencies responsible for planning, stages of planning and hierarchy (II); Spatial-territorial planning of the country and municipalities (III); Spatial-territorial planning of settlements (IV); and Transitional and final provisions (V). The purpose of the Law is to support sustainable development of the country, and providing safe environment for the public.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 2005
    Republic of Korea

    The purpose of this Act is to provide for matters necessary for planning projects for improving residential environments, expanding infrastructure and restoring urban functions in urban areas that lag behind, spanning a wide area, and promoting them systematically and efficiently in order to seek balanced urban development and contribute to improving the quality of life of citizens. In particular, article 17 deals with formation of Consultative Council on Projects and article 34 with Urban Renewal Committees. The text consists of 37 articles.

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    Reports & Research
    June, 2005
    Africa

    Subtitled ‘an analysis of the tenure context and a problem statement for Leap.’ Comprises (i) context – current analyses of tenure, the South African context, tenure security and vulnerability; (ii) multiple tenure arrangements in South Africa – customary tenure arrangements, Registration of Deeds system, local and off register tenure arrangements in rural and urban areas, transitional tenure arrangements; (iii) problem statements – multiple tenure arrangements, vulnerability and tenure; (iv) points of departure for phase 4 – understanding, recognition and integration, vulnerability.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2005
    Africa

    A critique of the CDE report, Land Reform in South Africa, which, the author claims, underestimates the potential of smallholder agriculture in a country with a large domestic market for food products. Far too much is claimed in the report for the private sector and agribusiness. Government needs new and better conceived policies. Insists that rural land reform remains an urgent priority for South Africa as does tenure reform in urban and peri-urban areas. There is need for an integrated rural and urban approach.

  7. Library Resource

    Whatever You Thought, Think Again

    Conference Papers & Reports
    September, 2005
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Paul Wolfowitz, President of the World Bank, congratulated the editorial team of National Geographic for the special issue on Africa. National Geographic has played a unique role in broadening the knowledge of the world. The World Bank partnered with National Geographic to produce a full-color wall map to raise awareness of the millennium development goals (MDGs) and to highlight each country's progress. We often hear about an Africa that is ravaged by poverty, disease and conflict. There is another face to Africa, one of hope, ambition, energy, intelligence and achievement.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2005

    Aim This paper describes the development of novel indices of bird‐habitat preference to examine bird species’ use of habitats and their distributions relative to habitats. It assesses the implications for bird conservation regionally and the scope for biodiversity assessments generally. Location A 200 km by 400 km area of farmland with seminatural and urban areas, covering south‐eastern England. Methods Cluster analysis was used to link birds to landscapes. Cluster centroid coordinate values were processed to derive indices of bird‐habitat preference.

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