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Guide de médiation foncière , Basé sur l’Expérience de l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo (French Language Version)

Guide de médiation foncière , Basé sur l’Expérience de l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo (French Language Version)

Le Guide de médiation foncière s’inspire surtout de l’expérience pratique de terrain du programme foncier tel que mené par ONU-Habitat à l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo, notamment au Nord Kivu, Ituri et Sud Kivu. More info →
Islamic Principles and Land , Opportunities for Management

Islamic Principles and Land , Opportunities for Management

This booklet arises from GLTN's work on Islamic dimensions of land which began in 2004 with the commissioning of research leading to Sait and Lim's "Land, Law and Islam: Property and Human Rights in the Muslim World" (London: Zed Press/UN-HABITAT, 2006). More info →
Institutional Harmonisation Processes in the Kenyan Land Sector:A Case Study of the Time Period 2003–2007

Institutional Harmonisation Processes in the Kenyan Land Sector:A Case Study of the Time Period 2003–2007

Since the early 1990’s aid modalities and their effectiveness have been repeatedly scrutinised with the aim to promote aid and thus development effectiveness through institutional harmonisation, often referred to as Harmonisation, Alignment and Coordination (HAC). More info →
Managing Urban Land Information , Learning from emergent practices

Managing Urban Land Information , Learning from emergent practices

The document presents literature and project document reviews, informal interviews, contributions and discussions with key stakeholders and informants. The work was conducted between 2009-10 over a period of several months. More info →
A Training Course on Land, Property and Housing Rights in the Muslim World

A Training Course on Land, Property and Housing Rights in the Muslim World

This training course from the Global Land Tool Network is part of the Network’s activities on Islamic dimensions of land. More info →
Secure Land Rights for All

Secure Land Rights for All

This publication on Secure Land Rights for All demonstrates how secure land rights are particularly important in helping to reverse three types of phenomena: gender discrimination; social exclusion of vulnerable groups; and wider social and economic inequalities linked to inequitable and insecure rights to land. More info →
Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines (Summary Report)

Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines (Summary Report)

This publication documents and draws lessons from the Philippines' experience in implementing alternative approaches in securing tenure for the urban poor. It also explores how these approaches can be institutionalized and ensure sustainability. More info →
Land, Environment and Climate Change , Challenges, responses and Tools

Land, Environment and Climate Change , Challenges, responses and Tools

This publication provides an overview of some the most important land-related environmental and climate change problems that the world is facing. More info →
Report of Colloquium on Contribution of the Co-operative Sector to Housing Development

Report of Colloquium on Contribution of the Co-operative Sector to Housing Development

Summary of the Colloquium deliberations, which were focused around three main objectives, e.g. to stimulate development of the cooperative approach in the housing sector by: a) Facilitating exchange of information and experience regarding the cooperative approach in the housing sector; b) Understanding the challenges and possibilities that exist within the cooperative approach in different countries; and c) Improving co-ordination and collaboration between stakeholders in the cooperative housing sector, to encourage the development of joint activities. The report also contains the full text of the statements and papers presented at the Colloquium. More info →
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 →
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