It is fairly well understood how an incremental settlement approach to addressing South Africa's housing and settlement needs works, but there is less understanding however for how an incremental settlement approach could work in the context of tenure security.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2017South Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2017South Africa, Kenya
Recent developments in Environmental Flow (E-flow) frameworks advocate holistic, regional scale, probabilistic E-flow assessments that consider flow and non-flow drivers of change in socio-ecological context as best practice. Regional Scale ecological risk assessments of multiple sources, stressors and diverse ecosystems that address multiple social and ecological endpoints, have been undertaken internationally at different spatial scales using the relative-risk model since the mid 1990's.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa, Mozambique, Uganda, Ghana, Senegal
Who can access and use the land? The answer to this age-old question is changing fast in many parts of rural Africa. Land that used to be allocated within the community by chiefs is now increasingly changing hands in more diverse ways. The wealthy and well-connected within the community or from further afield are frequently able to override local statutory or customary land rights, dispossessing the previous occupants or forcing them to divide their already small plots of land.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchConference Papers & ReportsTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2017South Africa
Since its formation, Tshintsha Amkhaya held a number of gatherings, either workshops or indabas with resolute and progressive outcomes - from activities igniting the spirit of activism, a quest to call for accountability and planning of broad actions to be taken by a collective to challenge the status quo.
Amongst others, reports of these gatherings can be found by clicking on the following links:
Land Use Policy Volume 69Peer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2017Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America, South Africa, Southern Africa
City planners, urban innovators and researchers are increasingly working on ‘future city’ initiatives to investigate the physical, social and political aspects of harmonized urban living. Despite this, sustainability principles and the importance of urban groundwater are lacking in future city visions. Using London as a case study, the importance of groundwater for cities is highlighted and a range of future city interventions may impact on groundwater are reviewed.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2017Mozambique
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2017Ghana
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2017Malawi
This study investigates how the Farmer-to-Farmer-Extension (F2FE) system with lead farmers and follower farmers influences adoption of Conservation Agriculture (CA) technologies in Malawi. Using data from 180 lead farmers and their 455 followers in central and southern Malawi, we assess the level of influence lead farmers have on their followers’ familiarity with and adoption of CA.
Edition 1. Feb 2016Institutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2017South Africa
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2017South Africa
AFRA uLwazi Edition 2
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