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Mobilisation des ressources financières locales (French Language Version)

Mobilisation des ressources financières locales (French Language Version)

Cette publication, Mobilisation des ressources financières locales: documentation des registres fonciers urbains des communes du Benin, retrace le parcours des Registres Fonciers Urbains (RFU) tels qu’expérimentés dans les communes béninoises depuis plus de deux décennies. More info →
Urban Land Markets , Economic concepts and tools for engaging in Africa

Urban Land Markets , Economic concepts and tools for engaging in Africa

This Handbook introduces key economic and related concepts explaining the functioning of urban land markets. More info →
A Post-Conflict Land Administration and Peacebuilding Handbook

A Post-Conflict Land Administration and Peacebuilding Handbook

Throughout history, conflicts have been waged over land. Confrontations over territory, border disputes, occupation of the territory of one State by another, or grievances stemming from inequitable access to land invariably have dramatic consequences for human settlements. More info →
Les Registres Fonciers Urbains

Les Registres Fonciers Urbains

Cette publication, Guide du maître d’ouvrage les registres fonciers urbains (RFU) propose des suggestions concrètes pour développer et mettre en oeuvre un système d’information foncière urbaine. More info →
Citywide Strategic Planning , A step by step guide

Citywide Strategic Planning , A step by step guide

Citywide Strategic Planning articulates the necessary ingredients for initiating and implementing a planning process that focuses on a set of strategic issues of principal importance for sustainable urban development. More info →
Housing, Land and Property in Crimea

Housing, Land and Property in Crimea

The purpose of this report is to provide an assessment of land disputes in Crimea. More info →
Regional Learning Workshop on Land and Natural Resources Tenure Security

Regional Learning Workshop on Land and Natural Resources Tenure Security

This publication is the summary of the proceedings of the Regional Learning Workshop on "Land and Natural Resources Tenure Security" held in Nairobi, Kenya from 29-31 May 2012 as jointly organized by UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). More info →
Land Inventory in Botswana , Processes and Lessons

Land Inventory in Botswana , Processes and Lessons

Successful land policy formulation and implementation depend on a complete and up-to-date inventory of land holdings. More info →
Shared Tenure Options for Women

Shared Tenure Options for Women

Security of Tenure is one of the cornerstones of Millennium Development Goal 7 on the improvement of the lives of slum dwellers, and is the main focus of the Global Campaign for Secure Tenure More info →
Affordable Land and Housing in Africa
Count me in , Surveying for tenure security

Count me in , Surveying for tenure security

This book is about involving and engaging urban poor communities in one of the first steps of any participatory planning or upgrading initiative. More info →
Pro Poor Land Management: Integrating Slums into City Planning Approaches

Pro Poor Land Management: Integrating Slums into City Planning Approaches

This publication on Pro Poor Land Management is based on the Handbook on Best Practices, Security of Tenure and Access to Land. It briefly describes recent innovations at the global level in the field of pro poor land management. It shows how governments, including local government and other stakeholders, are coming to grips with implementing the land related principles enshrined in the Habitat Agenda at a practical level in the cities and towns. Together with the Handbook, it helps to assess at the global level the tools, methods and approaches that exist for the implementation of the Global Campaign for Secure Tenure, and to identify the gaps, blockages and problems that still need to be addressed. More info →
Designing a Land Records System for the poor , Secure land and property rights for all

Designing a Land Records System for the poor , Secure land and property rights for all

Designing a Pro-poor Land Recordation System is the first attempt to fill the gaps in the development of new forms of land recordation to assist the implementation of a continuum of land rights approach at scale. More info →
Land and Natural Disasters: Guidance for Practitioners

Land and Natural Disasters: Guidance for Practitioners

The Guidelines provide a holistic approach to addressing land issues from the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster through early recovery and reconstruction phases. More info →
Rental Housing: An essential option for the urban poor in developing countries

Rental Housing: An essential option for the urban poor in developing countries

Demonstrates that most arguments leading to the current bias against rental housing are highly flawed. Argues for more tenure-neutral housing policies, and urges governments to modify regulatory frameworks, develop credit programmes and other forms of assistance to support housing production, with a view to creating more rental housing and to improve the existing stock. More info →
Handling land , Innovative Tools for Land Governance and Secure Tenure

Handling land , Innovative Tools for Land Governance and Secure Tenure

Everyone has a relationship to land. It is an asset that, with its associated resources, allows its owner access to loans, to build their houses and to set up small businesses in cities. In rural areas, land is essential for livelihoods, subsistence and food security. More info →
Land, Tenure and Housing Issues for Conflict-Displaced Populations in Georgia

Land, Tenure and Housing Issues for Conflict-Displaced Populations in Georgia

Housing and property rights in the context of post-conflict rehabilitation are amongst the most complex and sensitive issues affecting displaced populations in Georgia today. More info →
Tools to Support Transparency in Local Governance

Tools to Support Transparency in Local Governance

The publication is a guide for all urban stakeholders - policy makers, professionals, private sector, civil society organizations and concerned citizens working to improve the quality of life in their cities. More info →
How to Develop a Pro-poor Land Policy – Process, Guide and Lessons

How to Develop a Pro-poor Land Policy – Process, Guide and Lessons

Developing new land policies can be a long and difficult process. More info →
Les Formules de Tenure Partagee pour les Femmes – French Language Version

Les Formules de Tenure Partagee pour les Femmes – French Language Version

Cette publication fournit un tour d’horizon mondial des droits sur les biens matrimoniaux et de co-propriété, tant dans la législation qu’en pratique, et cherche à cerner des formes de tenure plus innovantes et susceptibles de bénéicier aux femmes. More info →
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