Monitoring tenure security within the continuum of land rights : methods and practices : paper

Abstract: The article presents a methodology for operationalizing the concept of a continuum of tenure security. Three levels are distinguished: individual or household, community or settlement, and legal and policy. It shows there is more than one route to achieving tenure security. Author(s): Sietchiping, Remy Source(s): , 19 p., ill. Published: 2012 [United nations human…

Increasing tenure security in northern Uganda : how to use external support for strengthening bottom up approaches

Abstract: This paper presents innovative land rights documentation in northern Uganda, where customary tenure systems prevail. These include documenting transactions, demarcation of field boundaries and using Certificates of Customary Ownership, Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms and legal literacy. Author(s): Zevenbergen, Jaap; Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Nsamba-Gayiiya, Eddie Source(s): , 21 p. Published: 2012 World bank, Washington, DC…

Enabling participatory planning with GIS : a case study of settlement mapping in Cuttack, India

Abstract: Global Positioning Systems (GPS) was used to map informal settlements in Cuttack, India, involving community leaders and NGO staff. The process facilitated dialogue between slum dwellers and local government around “slum” upgrading. Author(s): Livengood, Avery; Kunte, Keya Source(s): , Environment and urbanization; vol. 24, no. 1 p. 77-97, ill., maps Environment and urbanization vol.…