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Land Law and Islam (Arabic language version)

Land Law and Islam (Arabic language version)

Property and Human Rights 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 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 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 →
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 →
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 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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