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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2013
Library ResourceConstitutionDecember, 2013Central African Republic
The National Transition Council drafter and adopted the interim constitution and the Head of State of the Transition promulgated it.
Library ResourceConstitutionDecember, 2013Fiji
The constitution was signed by President Epeli Nailatikau.
Library ResourceConstitutionDecember, 2013Zimbabwe
The constitution was drafted by a Parliamentary Select Committee and approved by Parliament before being signed by President Mugabe.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2013Global
Desertification/land degradation is rarely accounted for as an economic issue, and drought barely accounted for as a disaster. Because desertification, land degradation and drought are slow and silent phenomena, they have a way of creeping up on us and thereby leading us to underestimate their socio-economic impacts.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2013Eastern Africa
This paper looks at Valuation as an important component of land administration that has outgrown the land sector gradually becoming an independent professional discipline much to the chagrin of its hosts – the land administration. Valuation as a profession originated in the actual sale transactions in medieval Europe where buyers relied on experienced interventionists in the land/real estate market to advise on the size and buying price of real properties. Its eventual introduction to university curriculum has been diverse amongst different regions and at varying momentum.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOther legal documentDecember, 2013India
The statistical profile is a comprehensive statistical profile of Scheduled Tribes (otherwise called indigenous people), produced and published by Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India. The profile presents information relating to some key characteristics pertaining to STs like trend analysis of demographic profile, education, health, and employment status along with their proportions having basic amenities like, drinking water, electricity, and bank account etc.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2013Kenya
Conventional notions of the ‘land parcel’ have been extended: previously unrecognized tenures including customary, nomadic, or communal interests are now incorporated into the concept. Technical tools including the Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) enable these new understandings to be operationalized in land administration systems. The nomadic pastoralists of Kenya’s dry land regions illustrate where these new approaches can be applied.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2013Africa, Kenya
The cadastral system2 in Kenya was established in 1903 to cater for land alienation for the white settlers. Since then, a hundred years later, the structure of the system has remained more or less the same despite major changes in surveying technology. The government of Kenya has realized that the current structure is not conducive to economic demands of the 21st century and is interested in re-organizing the structure in line with the current constitutional dispensation and new paradigms in land management.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2013Kenya
The cadastral system in Kenya was established in 1903 to cater for land alienation for the white settlers. Since then, a hundred years later, the structure of the system has remained more or less the same despite major changes in surveying technology. The government of Kenya has realized that the current structure is not conducive to economic demands of the 21st century and is interested in re-organizing the structure in line with the current constitutional dispensation and new paradigms in land management.