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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 →
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 →
Improving Women’s Access to Land in Eastern DRC: Challenges and Emerging Opportunities

Improving Women’s Access to Land in Eastern DRC: Challenges and Emerging Opportunities

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UN Habitat has been working in the eastern DRC since 2009, and the purpose of this study is to help better understand and integrate gender issues into existing programming, and to guide future activities to improve and support women’s access to land in the region. More info →
Affordable Land and Housing in Africa

Affordable Land and Housing in Africa

This series canvases the state of affordable land and housing in four regions facing major affordability difficulties: Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa, and Europe and North America (member countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe). Each volume firstly explores the major trends in housing conditions, availability, quality and tenure modalities. 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 →
Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development

Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development

This joint publication “Unpacking Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Development” is the product of a close cooperation between GIZ and UN-Habitat. Against the background of rapid urbanization, new forms of power relations between the different levels of government emerge and stronger coordination and cooperation is required. 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 →
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 →
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 →
Urban Safety and Good Governance The Role of the Police

Urban Safety and Good Governance The Role of the Police

This publication is designed for national and local authorities, the police, and civil society organisations which contribute to urban safety development at the local level. 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 →
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 →
亚洲的低成本土地和住房 (Affordable Land and Housing in Asia)

亚洲的低成本土地和住房 (Affordable Land and Housing in Asia)

在大多数国家中,获取低成本土地和住房是当前的一个严峻挑战。 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 →
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 →
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 →
Harmonization of the Legal Systems Resolving Land Disputes in Somaliland and Puntland
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