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UN-Habitat wheels in hope for urban poor in Bangladesh

An open field in Kinshasa, DRC. Copyright UN-Habitat Alain Grimard

Close to three million urban poor in the People's Republic of Bangladesh will continue to benefit from the support of UN-Habitat through the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) in a program set to improve the livelihoods and living conditions of the urban poor, especially women and girls. Read more...

Land administration tool attains global standard

The recent approval of Land Administration Domain Model (LADM) as a global standard for land administration and land information by ISO/TC 211 members marks a milestone in the development of land administration systems.Read more...
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FIG takes note of Participatory and Inclusive Land Readjustment

The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) recently held its eighth regional conference in Montevideo, Uruguay which acknowledged Participatory and Inclusive Land Readjustment (PILaR) as a governance tool to reduce slums and promote orderly extension.

The approach, which FIG lead Teo CheeHai underlined as overdue, has been a point of cooperation between FIG and GLTN/ UN-Habitat.

While making reference to the work UN-Habitat's two-year program on land readjustment, GLTN's Solomon Haile also highlighted the need to have efficient information systems in place. Read more...


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