This publication, Monitoring Security of Tenure in Cities: People, Land and Policies, presents an innovative method to ascertain the extent to which security of tenure can be measured at three main levels. Targeting cities in developing countries, the methodological framework presented in this publication is entrusted in the concept of continuum of land rights where tenure can be realised at various levels: individual, household, settlement or community, city and national levels. Various options to measure tenure security at each of these levels are presented.
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Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJanuary, 2012Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2013Democratic Republic of the Congo
Le Guide de mediation fonciere s'inspire surtout de l'experience pratique de terrain du programme foncier tel que mene par ONU-Habitat a l'Est de la Republique Democratique du Congo, notamment au Nord Kivu, Ituri et Sud Kivu. Il se refere par endroit aux experiences d'autres pays en situation de post-conflits. Ce guide propose des etapes concretes et des outils utilises lors du processus de mediation fonciere. Le role et responsabilites des acteurs et ‘beneficiaires' de la mediation sont aussi decrits.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2013Global, Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Guide to Land Mediation mainly draws its inspiration from practical experience on the ground of the land program conducted by UN-Habitat in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, especially in North Kivu, South Kivu and Ituri. It refers, in some places, to other countries experiences in post-conflict situations. This guide offers practical steps and tools used during the land mediation process. The publication highlights, not only the role and responsibilities of mediation stakeholders and 'beneficiaries', but also principles and foundations of a good mediation
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2012Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines
This expanded edition presents regional and country perspectives on access to land for the rural poor from the eight countries-Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and Sri Lanka. It makes assessments of land reforms and their implementation, and the legal frameworks and conditions necessary to advance land rights. The publication also examines the changing roles of government, the private sector, NGOs and civil society in influencing agrarian reform and sustainable development for the rural poor.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012Laos
Wars and their aftermaths frequently transform land use and ownership, reshaping 'post-conflict' landscapes through new boundaries, population movements, land reforms and conditions of access. Within a global context of controversial land concessions and farmland acquisitions, we bring to light the continued salience of historical memories of war in the ways land conflicts are being negotiated in Laos.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Cambodia
This BMZ comissioned report by GTZ highlights the dramatic increase of land concessions and rising inequality in land distribution in Cambodia. Parts of the study refer to an earlier report by Uch Sophas “Foreign Direct Investment in Land for Biomass Production in Cambodia”. The South-East Asian country Cambodia has an area of 181,035 km2. The Government of Cambodia is adapting its activities to attract FDI, which has lead to a steady increase especially since 2007.
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