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  1. Library Resource
    How to deal with projects
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2010
    Global

    This guide summarizes international human rights standards applicable to involuntary displacement caused by public and private infrastructure and urbanization projects. It provides guidance for all involved parties: urban planners and architects, public authorities, the legal community, national or international financing entities, governments, civil society, and affected populations. It aims to provide guidance to assist in the execution of development projects that respect, protect and fulfil the human right to adequate housing of the communities that will be affected by them.

  2. Library Resource
     The Transformation of Land Law in Indonesia: The Persistence of Pluralism
    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2010
    Indonesia

    Transforming a pluralistic tenure system into unified statutory rights has been a major objective of the development of property law in many developing countries. Many law and development scholars have assumed that unified land rights are a pre-condition to development and that a pluralistic tenure land system is a major source of uncertainty and insecurity. This article challenges this commonly held assumption by way of a case study of Indonesia's effort to unify the laws governing land.

  3. Library Resource
    Lands, Housing and Urban Development VOTE 012 & 156 FY 2009/10
    Legislation & Policies
    Regulations
    June, 2009
    Uganda

    The Ministerial Policy Statement is split in two main sections; Section A, which provides an overview of performance and plans for the Ministry, Central Votes and local governments and Section B, which provides past performance and future plans for each Vote Function in detail, in addition to Cross Cutting and other Budgetary Issues.

    • Section A: Ministry and Vote Overview .

  4. Library Resource
    Land Information System (LIS) for Land Administration and Management in Bangladesh
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2009
    Bangladesh

    Bangladesh has a very high population density. Scarce land and the rapid increase of population of the country are creating high pressure over land-man ratio. Land ownership record system is insufficient and incomplete in Bangladesh. As a result, it spills out jumbled and spontaneous land development throughout the country, especially in the major cities. In this situation, it is important to establish a compatible land administration and management system for establishing a systematic approach for planned land development.

  5. Library Resource
     Tort Law in the Face of Land Scarcity in Singapore
    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2009
    Singapore

    The notion that the legal content of a jurisdiction is shaped and conditioned by the societal conditions of that jurisdiction finds special expression in Singapore tort law. Land is scarce in Singapore and this scarcity has three varying implications: (a) a high cost of housing, (b) a high building density, and (c) a high population density. Each aspect of the land scarcity problem has in turn led to responses from the Singapore courts in the area of tort law.

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