This working paper by Tikvah Breimer previously of the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) and Mark Napier previously of Urban LandMark, analyses the provision of core housing in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, specifically taking into account the residents' response to the state's delivery of core housing. It aims to explore to what extent the South African government's approach to providing large-scale housing addresses the relevant demands in the context of rapid urbanisation.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2013South Africa
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2017South Africa
AFRA uLwazi Edition 2
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2012South Africa
Phuhlisani undertook this study to investigate agricultural options for six land holding communities which had each contributed land to a joint venture. The study focused on potential land uses for land hweld by the entities but that was part of the joint venture: including
- Arable land for household production
- Arable land for small‐scale commercial production
- Sustainable use of the grazing land
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesJurisprudenceNovember, 2016Africa, South Africa
This is a judgement in the Land Claims Court which concerned the validity of land claims lodged under The Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act 15 of 2014. This act was an amended version of the Restitution of Land rights Act 22 f 1994 which differed by extending the time frame for persons, descendants, or communities who were disposed of land after 1913 to lodge land claims. Previously the cut-off date under the 1994 to lodge claims was 31st December 1998. Under the 2014 Act, claims could up lodged from the passing of the act until 30 June 2019.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2018Nepal, Jordan, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, Nicaragua, Mali, Burkina Faso, China, Australia, Spain, Senegal, Ethiopia, Mongolia, Niger, Cameroon, Norway, Lebanon
Les Directives volontaires pour une gouvernance responsable des régimes fonciers applicables aux terres, aux pêches et aux forêts dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire nationale mentionnent de manière explicite les éleveurs nomades comme utilisateurs des Directives et comme cibles du renforcement des capacités. En dépit de la marginalisation historique des éleveurs nomades, souvent encore d’actualité aujourd’hui, ce guide technique a été élaboré en réponse aux possibilités qui sont en train d’émerger pour appuyer les pasteurs et renforcer leurs droits aux terres et aux ressources.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesJune, 2015South Africa
The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has nine regional offices and three satellite offices. It explained that there were business processes in place to guide the application and consultation process. It emphasised that the primary duty to consult rested with an applicant for a mining permit and a prospecting, exploration, production or mining right. Applications for rights and permits were lodged online using the South African Mineral Resources Administration System (SAMRAD).
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2014South Africa, India, China, Brazil, Australia
A Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) is an evolving concept, essentially consisting of policies, institutional arrangements, Geographical Information Systems (GISs), data bases, networks, Web services and portals to facilitate and coordinate the availability, exchange and sharing of geospatial data and services between stakeholders from different levels.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsSeptember, 2016South Africa, India, China, Brazil
This compendium and analysis of Cities in the BRICS countries were developed through a partnership between the South African Cities Network (SACN) and the South African Research Chair in Spatial Analysis and City Planning (SA&CP) at the University of the Witwatersrand. Since South Africa joined BRICS in 2010, multiple connections have been forged between South Africa and its alliance partners. However, although there is a growing volume of engagements, there is still inadequate knowledge and understanding across the BRICS.
Library ResourceRegulationsFebruary, 2016South Africa
This By-Law made under the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013, applies to all land within the geographical area of the Ndlambe Municipality, including land owned by the state. The By-law shall, in case of conflict, in principle prevail over other legislation. The By-law requires a municipal spatial development framework to be made and provides with respect its preparation and public participation procedures. The Municipality may also adopt a local spatial development framework for a specific geographical area of a portion of the municipal area.
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2010South Africa
This case study draws on research that investigated how urban land is claimed, used or divided and the various land use management (LUM) practices that exist around these various and sometimes competing land uses. This case study is based on a research study undertaken by Colin Marx and Margot Rubin with Progressus Research and Development, commissioned by Urban LandMark. An introduction to the case study is given below. You can do these activities on your own or in groups, as appropriate for your learning session.
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