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  1. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Global

    The present study delves into the decisionmaking processes pertaining to housing among young professionals residing in urban areas focusing particularly on their preferences for sustainable housing options Understanding the factors influencing the housing preferences of this demographic is critical for promoting sustainable urban development given the ongoing challenges of urbanisation and environmental issues faced by cities This study aims to explore the decisionmaking process pertaining to housing among young professionals in Malaysian urban areas and its correlation with sustainability

  2. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Nigeria

    As urbanization accelerates sustainable approaches are necessary to counter the adverse environmental impacts The study investigates the multifaceted challenges of Lagos City due to urbanization and evaluates the effectiveness of sustainable urban development in tackling these problems It employed a mixedmethods approach to provide informed decisions for liveable urban environments Census data satellite imagery interviews surveys and focus group discussions provided a comprehensive understanding of Lagoss urbanization and its effects Findings reveal pressing problems such as housing shortag

  3. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Nigeria

    This study investigates liveability in the context of sustainable public housing in Niger State Nigeria where existing housing efforts have fallen short of residents satisfaction Recognizing the critical link between liveability indicators and environmental sustainability this research aims to identify key liveability variables that could be integrated into the design and construction of sustainable public housing Employing a mixedmethod approach the study involved cluster sampling for selecting housing estates and units followed by the administration of 910 questionnaires containing 102 qu

  4. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    India

    The VOC Verenigde OostIndische Compagnie was both the absolutist and the pacifier as it sought to colonize Sunda Kelapa through the displacement of the indigenous population architecture and regimen the VOC was deployed catalyst to the marking of a golden era roughly spanning the 17th century through which architecture trade science and military boomed marking Jakarta a resilient harbour to the worlds finest trades Batavia modernday Jakarta welded a myriad of names endorsing its irrefutable paramount one of which Queen of the East paraphrased an allusion to its urban beauty Until its last d

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2022
    Uganda, Norway

    Context and backgroundIn common with other African countries, colonization had an important impact on land relations in Uganda. Land is an important asset for people’s livelihoods and for economic development in Uganda, where the majority of people live in rural areas. Uganda’s land reform was introduced with the 1998 Land Act, which aims at enhancing tenure security by recognising existing rights to land. Furthermore, the evidence of any links between the formalisation of land rights, investment and productivity under different tenure systems is inconclusive.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2023
    United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, Norway, Australia

    Context and background:Increasing refugee crisis has focused most host states to integrate refugees with the local communities through land access to customary land whose land rights are not clearly defined and documented.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2023
    Sierra Leone

    It is critical to have land policies that facilitate access to and effective control of land and other natural resources to achieve inclusive growth and eradicate poverty. It is well known that discrimination in land rights occurs globally, both in formal and customary settings. The reason for this is that land rights are either strong or weak and are held by a variety of groups of people.

  8. Library Resource
    January, 2021
    Norway

    In Cote d’Ivoire, as in many African countries, social tensions are frequently linked to a crisis of the rule of property law. These socio-legal conflicts are referred to by various names depending on their subject matter or the time and place in which they arise: law crises, the weakness of the State apparatus, the unsuitability and failure of institutions, and so on. However, in the majority of cases, these conflicts stem from a common phenomenon: weak land tenure security, or more precisely, land insecurity.

  9. Library Resource
    January, 2022
    Uganda, Norway

    ABSTRACT Amuru district in northern Uganda has had intense land rights violations over the past fourteen years. There have been large scale land investments for commercial agriculture and other activities with limited community engagement, In many families men have sold off family land to ‘investors’ without consultation of their wives.

  10. Library Resource
    January, 2022
    Rwanda, France

    Context and background:  The essential emerging reality from the statutory-versus-customary tenure debate is that both customary and statutory tenure systems have faults and good merits.

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