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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2022
    Sri Lanka, Brazil

    Colombo Sri Lankas commercial capital is a forceful creation of European colonialists who occupied the island for over four centuries Its urban structure displays the social fragmentation sought by the rulers Colombo elaborates an extraordinary process of citymaking stratified with its Dutchorigin Britishreshaping and postcolonial adaptation Proclaiming such a contested past as an inheritance requires an inclusive heritage interpretation The recent renovation of monumental buildings for potential market values and demolishing minor architecture do not display such a heritage interpretation

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Egypt, United States of America, Norway

    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

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    United Kingdom, United States of America, Japan

    Population and land use outmigrations from urban to peripheral areas can result in nonfunctional unmaintained historic structures which deteriorate to the point where removal is cheaper than removal or demolition by neglect The increasing rate of neglected historic structures is a growing concern There is a need for research investigating connections between urban growth management and its effect on neglect This paper applies Newmans 2013 conceptual model of measuring neglect to Geographic Information Systems comparing rates of neglect in historic Doylestown Quakertown and Bristol boroughs

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Egypt, United States of America, Norway

    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

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2021
    Haiti

    The present study argues that the urban form of affordable housing projects affects safety and security The study examines the level of safety and security in the Prince Fawaz project proposing recommendations that enhance it Theories and approaches concerned with the environmental crime are initially reviewed Then urban and architectural features as well as crime rates and patterns are documented Also trace and behaviour observations are carried out The observations monitored urban features and behaviours associated with crime or fear of crime Residents perception for security and fear of

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    United Kingdom, United States of America, Japan

    Population and land use outmigrations from urban to peripheral areas can result in nonfunctional unmaintained historic structures which deteriorate to the point where removal is cheaper than removal or demolition by neglect The increasing rate of neglected historic structures is a growing concern There is a need for research investigating connections between urban growth management and its effect on neglect This paper applies Newmans 2013 conceptual model of measuring neglect to Geographic Information Systems comparing rates of neglect in historic Doylestown Quakertown and Bristol boroughs

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Egypt, United States of America

    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
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2019
    Egypt, United States of America, Norway

    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

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Egypt, United States of America

    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

  10. Library Resource

    Video

    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2021
    Ethiopia, Madagascar, Uganda, Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Peru, Laos, Global

    In this introductory video to the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy answers are given to what it wants to achieve, how it works and why land rights are so important. The Global Programme is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), co-funded by the European Union and works in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Laos, Madagascar, Peru (completed in 2021), Uganda and Paraguay (completed in 2018).

     

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