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  1. Library Resource
    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Global

    Currently there exists a disturbing urban problem exemplified by the excessive luxury apartments and glamorous office towers being built in cities around the world in the face of the increasing unaffordability of housing and lowcost work trade or craft space Seeking to address this complex problem this paper proposes a theoretical framework that uniquely addresses both the capitalist economic structure that drives the development process and the Marxistbased urban theory by which the socioeconomic outcomes are currently evaluated This framework takes as its metatheory the approach of Thomas

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    Importer-Journal-Contemporary-Urban-Affairs
    Journal Articles & Books
    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

  3. 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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    Peri-urban market gardening centrifugal dynamics in Lomé (Togo) in response to land pressure

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    Togo

    Cette étude, menée à l’est de la ville de Lomé (capitale et plus grande ville du Togo), met en évidence la dynamique spatiale des cultures maraîchères en réponse à la pression foncière. Des images satellitaires TerraMetrics des archives Google Earth des années 2002, 2008 et 2014 ont été retenues pour l’analyse de l’évolution des périmètres maraîchers. Une enquête de terrain fondée sur des questionnaires semi-structurés a été menée pour identifier les stratégies des maraîchers. Les coordonnées géographiques des points d’observation ont été relevées à l’aide d’un capteur GPS.

  5. Library Resource
    Conflict and mediation in high altitude rangeland property rights in Bhutan
    Conference Papers & Reports
    July, 2017
    Bhutan

    Semi-nomadic yak herders of Bhutan depend on high altitude rangelands and yaks for their livelihoods. Conflicts over high altitude rangelands among herders can lead to sub-optimal management with negative impacts on the environment, livelihoods and socio-economic well-being of semi-nomadic yak herders.

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    Restoration of Land Rights of People Affected by Land Appropriations and Tenure Insecurity

    A case study based on five selected locations in Sri Lanka where the land rights of people have been violated due to land grabbing or tenure insecurity

    Reports & Research
    April, 2017
    Sri Lanka

    This study is prepared using the data analysis of a field study conducted in January 2017 in the Districts of Monaragala, Ampara, Trincomalee, Mullaitivu and Jaffna in Sri Lanka focusing on the land rights violations that took place in the recent past due to the appropriation of land from the ordinary citizens by the security forces and individuals backed by powerful people and, the tenure security problems faced by the landless rural communities in Monaragala and Ampara districts and the sugar cane farmers living in the settlements of Pelwatta Sugar Company, which is now owned by the gover

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2017
    South America, Peru

    Esta hoja informativa presenta los resultados de un estudio realizado entre diciembre de 2016 y marzo de 2017 por el Instituto del Bien Común (IBC) sobre los obstáculos de la titulación de tierras de las comunidades nativas en la región de Ucayali. El estudio se elaboró en coordinación con la Dirección Regional de Agricultura de Ucayali (DRAU) y las organizaciones regionales indígenas, con el apoyo de la cooperación alemana para el desarrollo, ejecutada por la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, a través del proyecto ProTierras Comunales.

  8. Library Resource
    Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF): Afghanistan

    Final Report

    Reports & Research
    June, 2017
    Afghanistan

    In the past decade, land and control of resources have been a significant aspect of government and donor concerns in Afghanistan. In the light of social transformations, increased demographic pressure, displacement, and economic evolutions, land is more than ever at the heart of economic and social considerations.

  9. Library Resource
    Country Policy and Information Note Pakistan: Land disputes
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Pakistan

    This note provides country of origin information (COI) and policy guidance to Home Office decision makers on handling particular types of protection and human rights claims. This includes whether claims are likely to justify the granting of asylum, humanitarian protection or discretionary leave and whether – in the event of a claim being refused – it is likely to be certifiable as ‘clearly unfounded’ under s94 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002.

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    Rural Land Management in Bangladesh

    Problems and Prospects

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2017
    Bangladesh

    Based on a theoretical discussion from global perspective the paper describes present rural land administration and management structure in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a land scarce country with high-density population. As most of the people live in rural areas and depend on agriculture and allied activities, proper rural land management is crucial. The paper presents an overall view of rural land management in Bangladesh and reveals that the current land management system is almost obsolete. Land administration system is conventional and characterised by inefficiency and corruption.

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