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Requirements for establishing land-information systems in cities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Alain Durand-Lasserve

Requirements for establishing land-information systems in cities in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Alain Durand-Lasserve

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Published by The World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Land use, Urban -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Data processing,
    • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Land use -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
    • Land use, Urban -- Government policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
    • City planning -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementAlain Durand-Lasserve.
      SeriesUrban Management Program ;, 8, Urban Management Program (Series) ;, 8.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD968 .D8713 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1723736M
      ISBN 100821322672
      LC Control Number92027326

      In sub-Saharan Africa, 90% of new urban settlements are taking the form of slums. These are especially vulnerable to climate change impacts as they are usually built on hazardous sites in high-risk locations. Even in developed countries unplanned or informal urban development is a major issue. systems land rights policy model post poor process areas social rwanda registration management responsible land based land tenure responsible land administration local land governance You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other.

      Contents. Agriculture Information Bulletins by Title; Agriculture Information Bulletins by Number - ; Subject Index (with links to Bulletin Title) ; The National Agricultural Library call number of each Agriculture Information Bulletin is (), where xxx . Business reports, countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been at the forefront of implementing reforms to reduce the time, cost, and procedures for transferring property: during –11, Sub-Saharan Africa recorded the highest number of reforms (49) making it easier to register property, followed by Europe and Central Asia, with 34 reforms.

      This is below the sub-Saharan Africa average of 55 points and shows severe regression since [14] In view of these data, and going beyond Government rhetoric in favour of gender equality, civil society is calling for more concrete action to combat inequality in areas where it still persists. During the past decade many countries, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, have engaged in structured land policy and legal reform processes. In all cases, the process has taken longer to bear fruit than had been anticipated, because of the failure to appreciate at the outset the complex and highly contested nature of reforming land.


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Requirements for establishing land-information systems in cities in Sub-Saharan Africa by Alain Durand-Lasserve Download PDF EPUB FB2

Provides a review of the efforts and experience of Ghana and Uganda in developing and implementing computerized Land Information Systems (LISs). In many Sub-Saharan African countries, the performance of land administration remains adversely affected by numerous issues, such as inefficient land transaction procedures, land administration systems.

Agricultural Land Redistribution and Land Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa Byamugisha Chapter 5 Developing Land Information Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences and Lessons from Uganda and Ghana recently published book on land governance in Africa, Securing Africa’s Land for Shared Prosperity.

Uganda’s land information management system with great interest for this reason. In South Africa the cadastral system covers percent of the country but percent of South Africans live outside the system.

Most of these people live in the former homeland areas. South Africa also has a fully fledged Spatial Data Infrastructure, which. The six case studies in this book were prepared as background studies for a synthesis report on land administration and reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) recently published by the World Bank (Byamugisha ).

Here, I will describe the two common land administration systems found in Sub-Saharan Africa: statutory and customary systems.

While both systems. Since the price spikes of and the renewed interest in smallholder agriculture as an engine for poverty reduction, land tenure has again become an issue of focus for the development community, especially in the rural areas of Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and South Asia.

Some development experts argue that strengthening the property rights of the rural poor leads to increased.

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One of the fundamental impediments to achieving functional real estate markets, and that has proved to be intractable in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), is the way land information is managed [13].Author: Camilla Toulmin.

ICT systems for mapping and land information systems have become more widely available, bringing automated cadastral systems within closer reach. New projects have been designed to pilot decentralised land registration.

In some cases, such as Ghana and South Africa, traditional authorities have re-asserted their roles as land rights. Managing Ethiopian Cities in an Era of Rapid Urbanisation. standards of Sub-Saharan Africa and very high volatility.

Hence Managing Ethiopian Cities in an Era of Rapid Urbanisation. CITIES TRANSFORMED TABLE Percentages of Urban Women of Reproductive Age Who Are Recent Migrants, by City Population Size and Region DHS Surveys in Region North Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Southeast Asia South, Central, West Asia Latin America City Population Size Undertoto.

"Agricultural Land Redistribution and Land Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa: Case Studies of Recent Reforms focuses on “how” to undertake land reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa, but with.

The manual primarily speaks to the problem in sub-Saharan Africa, but the principles behind the investigative methodology presented could be applied elsewhere. Some further tips and examples can be found in Transparency International’s resource book of women, corruption and land (, b.).

land lease policy in addis ababa 74 As technology advanced and the differential endowments of management skills, labor and other non-land productive assets among individuals assumed increasing importance, the lack of transferability of property rights adversely affected productivity, even if individual use rights were secured over the long term.

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Bah, Issa Faye, Zekebweliwai F. Geh. The policy propositions were compared with actual implementation and the outcomes that occurred within the period. Decentralisation of land administration in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Over the past few decades, there have been major structural changes in land administration and by: 9.

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Case Studies of Recent Reforms. The use of land consolidation on customary lands has been limited, though land fragmentation persists. Land fragmentation on customary lands has two main causes—the nature of the customary land tenure system, and the somewhat linked agricultural system.

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