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Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 09:34
The Health Economic Assessment Tool, or HEAT, can be used when planning new infrastructure for cyclists or pedestrians, and provides valuable information for related economic and health impact assessments. The tool can also help make the case for more investment in cycling and walking facilities by estimating the benefits of achieving national targets or illustrating potential consequences of... Read more
Posted on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 17:15
The World Bank undertook an in-depth review of land governance and land policy in South Africa, with Urban LandMark managing the process and implementing a Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) for South Africa. The LGAF is a tool designed by the World Bank in collaboration with partners to help countries assess their policies and practices regarding land governance, setting a benchmark for... Read more
Posted on Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 10:19
Land and Land use in Uganda are central to the actualisation of the core Constitutional values of human dignity, equality and the advancement of human rights and fundamental freedoms.     In Uganda, land is owned under the four land tenure systems of Mailo; Leasehold, Freehold and Customary. The country also has a high percentage of people living in the rural areas carrying out primitive land use... Read more
Posted on Monday, June 9, 2014 - 11:30
On June 3rd, the African Union Commission gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to  officially launch the Common African Position (CAP) a document created to encapsulate the continent’s post 2015 development goals. CAP outlines a consensus on Africa’s key priorities  to aid in thepost 2015 negotiation process. “CAP reflects the aspirations of the African people” observed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf,... Read more
Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 06:34
The National Urban Policy for Samoa sets the frame work for a long term National City strategic framework to guide urban development, growth and change. The policy encourages the effective and sustainable financing required for finding sources needed to provide infrastructure and services as urban Apia grows. The National Urban Policy charts a course for the development of Samoa’s capital city,... Read more

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