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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 →
Gendering Land Tools

Gendering Land Tools

This publication, from the Global Land Tool Network, presents a mechanism for effective inclusion of women and men in land tool development and outlines methodologies and strategies for systematically developing land tools that are responsive to both women and men’s needs. More info →
Land Access and Youth Livelihood Opportunities in Southern Ethiopia

Land Access and Youth Livelihood Opportunities in Southern Ethiopia

This study aims to examine current land access and youth livelihood opportunities in Southern Ethiopia. We used survey data from the relatively land abundant districts of Oromia Region and from the land scarce districts of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ (SNNP) Region. Although access to agricultural land is a constitutional right for rural residents of Ethiopia, the study found that youth in the rural south have limited potential to obtain agricultural land that can be a basis for viable livelihood. More info →
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 →
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