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  1. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2007
    Uganda

    This guide has been written as an information resource for government officials, community leaders, humanitarian aid workers, judges, lawyers and others whose responsibilities include upholding land and property rights in Uganda. It outlines the main provisions of Uganda’s constitutional and legal framework and the protection these provide to property rights. It briefly outlines the historical background to existing land tenure relations, describes the constitutional provisions relating to land in the 1995 Constitution and sets out the main provisions of the Land Act 1998.

  2. Library Resource
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    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Mozambique

    Date: mars 2017

    Source: Foncier & Développement

    Malgré une littérature abondante, les acquisitions foncières à grande échelle sont généralement  considérées comme des éléments exogènes aux territoires dans lesquelles elles sont réalisées.
    La plupart des analyses ne s’intéresse, en effet, qu’aux processus de consultation et à la reconnaissance légale des droits fonciers des populations locales.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    India

    The purpose of this report is to bring out certain key lacunae in the existing legislation and policy and suggest legal, moral and policy alternatives regarding displacement due to large projects in India. Central to the land-acquisition law reforms is the problem of a lack of political will which has prevented the 2007 Bill from being passed in both the houses of the Parliament. Towards the end, Author has attempted to highlight this political issue and the lacunae that exist even in the amended bill.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    France

    Research studies aimed at integrating socio-economic and geo-bio-physical factors are increasingly being used in order to improve our understanding of the causes and effects of land-use change and to support sustainable landscape development. In line with such approaches, the study reported in this paper addresses land-use change and its drivers in the peripheral area of the Pyrenees National Park (PNP), France. The focus is land-use change on private farmland currently utilised by the farmers.

  5. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2012

    In order to protect the environment and creation the conditions for a good and healthy life, the construction of buildings should be sustainable. It is essential that the entire process that includes planning, design and realization, be consistent with bioclimatic principles. Allotment plan should be an integral part of the planning process because it is an instrument to control the use of construction land and prevention the negative consequences that are created by uncontrolled action of the market.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2018
    Jordan, Sweden, Greece, United States of America, Italy

    This report constitutes part of the project GCP/JOR/018/SWI: “Reduce vulnerability in Jordan<p></p>in the context of water scarcity and increasing food/energy demand” project, funded by the<p></p>Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation (SDC).<p></p>The objective of this report is to address project output 4: “Prepared appropriate long-term<p></p>policy, regulatory and institutional frameworks to facilitate the adoption and scale-up of the<p></p>thr

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012

    An analysis of Arizona's water resources system has been implemented. This study uses a qualitative system analysis approach to evaluate the most important components of the system: water supply, water demand, laws and regulations, stakeholders, decision makers, etc. Moreover, the investigation centres on some key components of the water resources system such as water conservation in active management areas (AMA), rural Arizona, population growth, and water rights transfers.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2011

    A scientific approach to urban planning is required to ensure environmental protection and ecological sustainability. This paper presents a range of urban land-use scenarios and their implications for urban development and economic demand in the Old Town of Lijiang. Using geographic information system (GIS) and questionnaire analysis, three future urban planning scenarios were created based on data and storylines for the Lijiang region. In all scenarios, urban growth arises from population increase due to tourism and economic change.

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