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Land Law and Islam

Land Law and Islam

This book is a cross-cultural endeavour to promote global strategies for enhancing security of tenure in the Muslim world. More info →
Innovative Land and Property Taxation

Innovative Land and Property Taxation

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This publication, Innovative Land and Property Taxation, is derived from a 2009 conference in Warsaw, Poland. More info →
Comment élaborer une politique foncière pro-pauvres (French Language Version)

Comment élaborer une politique foncière pro-pauvres (French Language Version)

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L’élaboration de nouvelles politiques foncières peut prendre du temps et se heurter à bien des difficultés. C’est d’autant plus vrai lorsque ces politiques se veulent favorables aux pauvres- c’est-adiré dans les cas ou elles cherchent a corriger les désavantages dont souffrent généralement les pauvres dans bien des domaines de politique foncière. More info →
Affordable Land and Housing in Europe and North America

Affordable Land and Housing in Europe and North America

This volume investigates the state of affordable land and housing in Europe and North America (countries that comprise the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). More info →
Land Law and Islam (Arabic language version)

Land Law and Islam (Arabic language version)

Property and Human Rights in the Muslim World More info →
TOWARDS IMPROVED LAND GOVERNANCE , Land and Tenure Working

TOWARDS IMPROVED LAND GOVERNANCE , Land and Tenure Working

Land is increasingly recognised as an important governance issue. More info →
Systematic Land Information and Management: A Technical Manual for the Establishment and Implementation of a Municipal Geographic Information System

Systematic Land Information and Management: A Technical Manual for the Establishment and Implementation of a Municipal Geographic Information System

This manual provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for administrators and technical personnel on how to set up and operate a Geographical Information System in a municipal context using ArcGIS software. More info →
Youth-Led Action Research on Land Commencement Workshop

Youth-Led Action Research on Land Commencement Workshop

The land challenge is central to the broader youth dynamics of migration, employment, livelihoods and belonging. The more than 1.8 billion youth living worldwide represent not only a land challenge, but an untapped potential in moving the tenure security agenda forward. More info →
Sustaining Urban Land Information

Sustaining Urban Land Information

This document is intended to support the development of information about land (use, access, ownership, taxation, value, transfer and development potential) in a sustainable and effective way to facilitate urban land management. This framework draws on a range of field operations by UN-Habitat and others. More info →
Land and Property Tax

Land and Property Tax

Land and Property Tax: a Policy Guide is a companion for government officials and land and property professionals seeking to understand how to establish a viable and vibrant land-based taxation system. More info →
How to Establish an Effective Land Sector

How to Establish an Effective Land Sector

This guide presents a general overview on institutional harmonisation processes, i.e. the various factors and tools included in fostering institutional harmonisation in a sector. More info →
Land Tenure Security in Selected Countries

Land Tenure Security in Selected Countries

Secure land and property rights for all are essential to reducing poverty because they underpin economic development and social inclusion. Secure land tenure and property rights enable people in urban and rural areas to invest in improved homes and livelihoods. Although many countries have completely restructured their legal and regulatory framework related to land and they have tried to harmonize modern statutory law with customary ones, millions of people around the world still have insecure land tenure and property rights. More info →
Atelier régional d’apprentissage sur la sécurité d’occupation des terres et desressources naturelles (French Version)

Atelier régional d’apprentissage sur la sécurité d’occupation des terres et desressources naturelles (French Version)

Pendant l’atelier, les participants ont partagé leurs propres défis et expériences d’amélioration de l’accès des pauvres et autres population vulnérables à la sécurité de la tenure et aux ressources naturelles. La rencontre a aussi permis de discuter les bonnes pratiques, méthodes et outils existants ainsi que leurs applications dans des contextes spécifiques. More info →
Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines

Innovative Urban Tenure in the Philippines

This technical publication documents and draws lessons from the Philippine's experience in implementing alternative approaches in securing tenure for the urban poor. More info →
Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento stratégico , Volume 3

Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local através do Planejamento stratégico , Volume 3

Este manual é o primeiro volume da série Promovendo o Desenvolvimento Econômico Local (DEL) através de Planejamento Estratégico. More info →
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 Engagement

Islamic Principles and Land , Opportunities for Engagement

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 →
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