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2020 Vision Focus 12 - Building on successes in African agricultureYear of Publication: 2004
Jessore and TongiYear of Publication: 2003
Industrialization, urbanization, and land use in ChinaYear of Publication: 2000
Achieving urban food and nutrition security in the developing worldYear of Publication: 2000
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[11/03/2013] Urban LandMark debates improved access to urban land and property rights with DFID London
Urban LandMark visited DFID London from 12 to 13 November 2012 to present the organisation’ s recent work on and approach to improving access to urban land and property rights.The main...
[11/03/2013] Affordable housing: SA role players urged to develop mechanisms to extend formal market and improve affordability at lower end
Although capital growth in South Africa’s residential property market has slowed down in recent years, demand for residential property has remained strong at the lower end of the market. This...
An architectural exhibition at the Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg invites viewers to reassess their ideas of what housing means in South Africa’s rapidly expanding cities, to understand the tension...
HARARE, 8 March 2013 (IRIN) - With rural-to-urban migration increasing in Zimbabwe and urban squatter camps growing, the shortage of affordable public housing has become a contentious issue.According...
2013 Urban LandMark Conference Moving from Knowledge to Change: Agreeing the Next Steps for Better Access to Urban Land 13 - 14 March 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa For many decades...
THE deteriorating creditworthiness and affordability among South Africans has affected the appetite for advance loans for affordable houses, according to Nedbank’s affordable-housing head Jeff...
As slums, schools, and homes are designed and built in cities across the developing world, the urban poor are making use of new and innovative approaches to construction. A key element is...
[15/02/2013] Yongjun Zhao's Book launch: China's Disappearing Countryside: Towards Sustainable Land Governance for the Poor
This book examines the linkages between land tenure, development and governance in the context of China’s development transformation. Drawing on empirical studies, it advocates the exploration of...
The conference “Moving from Knowledge to Change”, to be held on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th March 2013, brings together a set of agencies working on change issues. Through...
Two-thirds of South Africa’s population now lives in urban areas, according to the most recent survey of the country released by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg...
In spite of the political and financial turmoil that Zimbabwe faces, the country seems to be on the right track in adopting strategies to address the effects of climate change. But these strategies...
Sequestering refugees in rural camps is no longer the norm: The most recent estimates indicate that almost half of refugees flock to urban areas and just one third to rural camps, according to the UN...
Latin American cities have been leaders in the implementation of bus rapid transit (BRT) systems—a transportation mode often characterised by infrastructure improvements that prioritise transit over...
The World Bank recently undertook an in-depth review of land governance and land policy in South Africa, with Land Portal partners Urban LandMark managing the process and implementing a Land...
Built at a reported cost of $3.5-billion, the Nova Cidade de Kilamba (New City of Kilamba) was supposed to solve Angola’s chronic post-war housing shortage and go some way to fulfil a 2008...
All five countries in the East African Community (EAC) are living with huge urban housing deficits that need to be sorted as soon as possible. It’s a problem for urban planners and governments...
Despite research warning that the Philippi horticultural area, a mere 20-minute drive from the Cape Town city centre, is crucial to the city’s food security and particularly that of its poorest...
The conversion of land from agricultural production to urban and industrial development is one of the critical processes of change in developing economies undergoing industrialization, urbanization,...
The department of human settlements in the Eastern Cape has approved the first five beneficiaries of the much anticipated Finance-linked Individual Subsidy Programme . The programme was announced by...
[14/11/2012] Update on progress with Tenure Security Facility Southern Africa 2012 programme funded by the Cities Alliance
The Cities Alliance-funded Tenure Security Facility Southern Africa 2012 programme aims to provide specialist tenure technical assistance and advisory services to slum upgrading initiatives in the...