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

    In the city of Messina the multiplicity of vulnerable situations is a distinctive feature and is representative of the pervasiveness of the risk conditions present in the Italian territory The critical residential tissues are part of an extended geography in which to the conditions of seismic and hydro geomorphological vulnerability are added additional criticalities including altered natural resources abandoned infrastructure brownfields quarries and unregulated landfills etc Despite this for Messina there is still no urban planning tool capable of interpreting in an integrated way the ris

  2. Library Resource
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    January, 2023
    Algeria

    In contemporary times the worldwide trend of urban expansion has become an inexorable force This article engages in a comprehensive examination of the intricate dynamics surrounding urban sprawl and land utilization within the periurban regions of significant Algerian municipalities with a specific focus on the city of Oran Employing a methodology rooted in social geography this study deploys a trio of investigative approaches documentary analysis spatiotemporal scrutiny of periurban domains and insitu field investigations to shed light on the intricate intricacies of land ownership dynamic

  3. Library Resource
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    January, 2019
    Egypt

    The paper seeks to assess the impact of access to the land of Egypt on urban development in an attempt to identify policies and laws that can be categorized as a catalyst in urban conflict A systematicreview of Data on land tenure environment of Egypt land access land governance and tenure security the actors involved in these processes their roles the land tenure related challenges they face and measures that can be taken to address these challenges was collected at country level In the context of Egypt Access to land is deemed with obstacles confronting beneficiaries and legal procedures

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    January, 2023
    Ethiopia

    This study examines the dynamics of fringe land invasion in Birbir Town southern Ethiopia by adopting a descriptive survey design with both qualitative and quantitative data analyses Primary data were acquired through a household survey key informant interviews focus group discussions and observations This study also benefited from relevant secondary sources Using a simple random sampling technique 156 household heads were selected from Birbir and two adjacent rural areas The study revealed that informal settlement expansion in the form of fringe land invasion occurs in Birbir Town predomin

  5. Library Resource
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    January, 2023
    Nigeria

    The pervasiveness of territorial marks in postconflict neighbourhoods elicited this study Relying on residents perceptions the study explored the dynamics underpinning residents use of territorial marks Primary data was collected by administering questionnaires to residents of various neighbourhoods within the study area Physical observations were conducted to identify all residential neighbourhoods and categorised into three homogenous zones From each homogenous zone 30 neighbourhoods were purposively selected In total 2055 buildings were identified within these selected neighbourhoods The

  6. Library Resource
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    January, 2021
    Saudi Arabia

    New revitalization and regeneration strategies are currently taking place as a scheme for reassessing urban spaces This paper as a result navigates the theory of Urban Acupuncture UA as a quick and effective tool that can be adopted in large cities Using Riyadh city as a case study it discusses how this tool can be used to achieve maximum results with minimal effort in the most critical places Riyadh city is the capital of Saudi Arabia and is considered one of the fastestgrowing metropolitan cities in the Arab world Through time it has transformed into a city with leftover open spaces and a

  7. Library Resource
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    January, 2023
    Egypt

    This article explores the connection between Smart Growth and the decolonization of urban growth management in Egypt examining the impact of former colonial influence on present urban policy and practices Drawing insights from the urbanization of Egyptian desert areas before and after the New Urban Communities Program NUCP it scrutinizes how historical influences adversely affect contemporary approaches inducing socioeconomic impacts The primary objective is to identify the root causes of misguided urban growth management practices arguing that monoinstitutional and sectoral development is

  8. Library Resource
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    January, 2020
    Kenya

    Rapid urbanization has led to the influx of people into urban areas as people seek better life opportunities This migration has however largely not been planned resulting in population explosions in the cities Relying on existing research on the topic and government reports this study finds that many middle and lowincome families in Kenya have ended up living in informal settlements in urban areas due to housing unaffordability The study further determines that the problem of housing is more pronounced in developing countries Studies related to this issue establish that the housing crisis c

  9. Library Resource
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    January, 2018
    New Zealand

    Preventing sprawl and concentrating future urban growth at transit centres typifies many urban planning strategies in a number of Australian New Zealand and North America cities Newer iterations of these strategies also argue that compact development delivers public benefits by enhancing urban liveability through good urban design outcomes Where neoliberal economic conditions prevail achieving these aims is largely dependent on marketdriven development actions requiring the appropriate urban planning responses to ensure these outcomes However there are growing concerns that urban planning a

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Morocco

    À travers les regards croisés de l’économie et de la géographie, et sur la base de plusieurs études de cas démonstratives des transformations en cours au Maroc des usages des ressources communautaires, à la fois endogènes et en lien avec des impulsions extérieures, l’objectif de cet article est d’interroger l’évolution de la notion de communs dans un contexte de crise de ces derniers.

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