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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018

    Housing is one of the basic needs of humans Families in different countries with various cultures who have different lifestyles respond to their individual needs including physical and mental in a safe place that is called house The world population is increasing day by day In parallel to this population growth housing demand increases rapidly Iran is also a country which has a rapid population growth and has developed a series of policies to solve the housing problems Affordable housing is one of solution for providing the house by governments These type of houses is the ways to answer the

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018

    This paper assesses the impact of periurbanisation on housing environmental quality and residents sociodemography in IbejuLekki periurban in Lagos Nigeria Primary data was collected through administration of 370 questionnaires to household heads in purposively selected sixteen settlements in the study area while secondary data was sourced from spatial images land use maps and satellite images of the study area Quantitative data were analysed using descriptive statistics while qualitative data was analysed using time series and satellite image analysis The result shows a spatial expansion du

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017

    During the different period of architectural design designers attempt to achieve a high level of life quality for all users Architecture and urban planner want to provide a style of design which not only achieves different function for different users with respect to their ethnicity ability age sex capability position and lifestyle but also improve the friendly environment throughout responsive legislation based on longterm planning Although the styles are considered some indicators it is ignored the other important characteristics Therefore the existing styles never achieve the standard le

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018

    The significance of neighbourhood in hosting a group of dwellings units and possessing adequate communal facilities could not be overemphasized in the study of people and place relationships There are two main objectives of this study i to study the neighbourhoods associated challenges through the size growth and land use distribution and ii to investigate the perceived inhabitants activities pattern within the neighbourhood The objectives are explored through a morphological and GISbased land use analysis of a rural neighbourhood in Southwest Nigeria The town is studied in three transforma

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    Reports & Research
    November, 2017
    Latin America and the Caribbean, Guatemala

    Los Informes/País sobre la situación de las mujeres rurales, aportan datos fundamentales para tener en cuenta en cualquier tipo iniciativa que implique a las mujeres rurales, a la vez que proponen recomendaciones puntuales para la garantía de sus derechos. Los Informes son una propuesta de la Iniciativa Basada en Compromisos “Mujer Rural y Derecho a la Tierra” de la Coalición Internacional para el Acceso a la Tierra (ILC).

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    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2018

    Food crises and ecologization have given rise to a Belgian dynamic that does not behave according to the conventional tripod of agroecology: practitioners, social movement, and scientists.

  7. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2017

    This guidance paper focuses on issues that the governments of developing countries may wish to consider if they adopt a policy to tax such transfers.  In doing so, it examines and provides the language of the legislative and regulatory provisions employed by countries that have adopted such a policy to tax, and comments on the pros and cons of these provisions.

  8. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    March, 2017
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil

    Internationally there are an alarming number of violations of indigenous peoples’ land and human rights. Brazil is currently under the spotlight as the heightening of the political crisis that led to the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff brings national and international concerns over the uncertainty related to changes in policy that may be adopted by the interim Government in relation to indigenous peoples land rights.

  9. Library Resource
    Women and Land in Pakistan
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017

    Women have largely been excluded from the ownership and control of land in Pakistan, which is the single most important source of income and status in the agricultural economy. This systematic exclusion stems from multiple factors at both the policy and societal level, which include multiple and contradictory sources of law that fail to resolve the issue of women’s right to property as well as cultural bias and discriminatory practices that arise from the prevalent male-dominant mindset in rural areas.

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