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GLTN Capacity Development Strategy

GLTN Capacity Development Strategy

Developing capacity in the land sector is central to the goals, objectives and activities of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), and we have embraced the idea of finding better ways to do it More info →
Community Land Trusts: Affordable Access to Land and Housing

Community Land Trusts: Affordable Access to Land and Housing

The Community Land Trust (CLT) is an increasingly important strategy for addressing affordability of land and housing for low- to moderate-income residents of communities throughout the United States. More info →
Land Registration in Ethiopia: Early Impacts on Women

Land Registration in Ethiopia: Early Impacts on Women

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This publication from the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) belongs to a series of research reports examining the changing landscape of land tenure security in developing countries. More info →
Affordable Land and Housing in Asia

Affordable Land and Housing in Asia

In the vast majority of countries land and housing affordability is a critical contemporary challenge. More info →
Guide to Land Mediation

Guide to Land Mediation

The Guide to Land Mediation mainly draws its inspiration from practical experience on the ground of the land program conducted by UN-Habitat in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, especially in North Kivu, South Kivu and Ituri. More info →
Monitoring Security of Tenure in cities

Monitoring Security of Tenure in cities

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This publication, presents and innovatiove method to ascertain the extent to which security of tenure can be measeured at three main levels. More info →
Land, Property and Housing in Somalia

Land, Property and Housing in Somalia

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Land, Property, and Housing in Somalia is a detailed and comprehensive report that focuses on the Somali legal frameworks and institutional systems relating to land and on the historical background of the current landholding and ownership patterns in Somalia. More info →
Affordable land and housing in Latin America and the Caribbean

Affordable land and housing in Latin America and the Caribbean

Countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region were the first in the developing world to go through rapid urbanisation. Today, the region is the second most urbanised region in the world. More info →
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 →
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