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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Global, Africa

    Cette publication est le sommaire du rapport de l'atelier regional d'apprentissage sur la 'Securite de la tenure fonciere et des ressources naturelles'. L'atelier qui s'est tenu a Nairobi, Kenya du 29 au 31 mai a ete conjointement organise par ONU-Habitat/Reseau Mondial des Instruments Fonciers (GLTN) et le Fonds international de developpement agricole (FIDA).

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2012
    Africa

    En Afrique, pres de 500 millions de personnes resident aujourd'hui dans des bidonvilles. La plupart de ces quartiers ne sont pas << en regle >> en matiere de foncier, d'habitat, d'amenagement ou de services. Les operations urbaines constituent un outil privilegie pour ameliorer les conditions de vie des habitants des quartiers precaires. Malgre des progres indeniables realises dans la derniere decennie, le bilan reste mitige, notamment en termes d'impacts social, economique, urbain et environnemental.

  3. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2012
    Global, Latin America and the Caribbean

    A pesar del avance en los derechos de las mujeres, los derechos a la tierra y a la seguridad de su tenencia no son disfrutados igualitariamente por mujeres y hombres en muchas partes del mundo. Esto vulnera los derechos humanos internacionales, ejerciendo asimismo un impacto negativo sobre los hogares y la economía. Los temas de género referidos a la tierra son complicados. Involucran territorios sociales y culturales sensibles y desafían estructuras de poder profundamente enraizadas.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Global

    Designing a Land Records System for the Poor is the first attempt to fill the gaps in the development of new forms of land recordation to assist the implementation of a continuum of land rights approach at scale. It is about the development of the initial design of a pro-poor land recordation system - a recording system aimed at supporting the recognition and protection of a range of rights of the poor.

  5. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2012
    Global

    This Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC) matrix has been extracted from the GLTN publication entitled Designing and Evaluating Land Tools with a Gender Perspective: A Training Package for Land Professionals

    Language: English, Spanish, French, Arabic

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2012
    Global

    Everyone has a relationship to land. It is an asset that, with its associated resources, allows its owner access to loans, to build their houses and to set up small businesses in cities. In rural areas, land is essential for livelihoods, subsistence and food security. However, land is a scarce resource governed by a wide range of rights and responsibilities. And not everyone’s right to land is secure. Mounting pressure and competition mean that improving land governance - the rules, processes and organizations through which decisions are made about land - is more urgent than ever.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2012
    Philippines

    This technical publication documents and draws lessons from the Philippines' experience in implementing alternative approaches in securing tenure for the urban poor. It also explores how these approaches can be institutionalized to achieve a larger scale and ensure sustainability. The study examines three approaches: presidential land proclamations, the Community Mortgage Program, and the usufruct arrangement. The key features of each approach are described and their application illustrated through two actual cases

  8. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2012
    Global

    Comment décider si un outil foncier correspond bien aux besoins des femmes comme à ceux des hommes? En dépit des avancées dans le domaine des droits des femmes, ceux qui concernent la terre et la sécurité du régime foncier ne sont pas également répartis entre les deux sexes dans bien des régions du monde. Cela va à l’encontre des droits humains reconnus par les conventions internationales, tout en ayant des effets néfastes sur les ménages et sur l’économie. Lorsqu’elles touchent à la terre, les questions d’égalité des sexes deviennent plus complexes.

  9. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2012
    Benin

    Cette publication, Guide du maitre d'ouvrage les registres fonciers urbains (RFU) propose des suggestions concretes pour developper et mettre en oeuvre un systeme d'information fonciere urbaine. Basees sur des leçons apprises dans le contexte des communes du Benin, le Guide demontre comment les autorites communales peuvent mobiliser les recettes fiscales a travers le foncier.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Global

    Managing Urban Land Information draws lessons from various experiences in post-conflict and developing countries. It is intended for land experts, government officials, donors and others involved in land information projects to avoid the costly development of an urban land information system that is too complicated, cannot be sustained or fails to support urban land management.

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