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1 Count me in for planning my city Networking Event, CODI, Cities Alliance, GLTN and partners WUF V Rio de Janeiro, March 2010

2 GLTN contributes to the implementation of pro poor land policies to achieve secure land rights for all GLTN Secretariat, facilitated by PO Box 30030, Nairobi 00100, Kenya Tel: , Fax:

3 GLTN Objectives Establish a continuum of land rights rather just focus on individual land titling;continuum of land rights Improve and develop pro-poor land management as well as land tenure tools; Unblock existing initiatives; Assist in the development of gendered tools which are affordable and useful to grassroots, professionals and other stakeholders; : Core Values: Pro-poor, governance, equity, subsidiarity, affordability, systematic large scale approach, gender sensitiveness and sustainability.

4 What is a Tool? GLTN considers that a tool is a practical method to achieve a defined objective in a particular context. More precisely, a tool facilitates decision processes based on knowledge to move from principles, policy and legislation to implementation. A land tool can be a guide, criteria, software, training package, manuals, guidelines, frameworks, etc.

5 GLTN Themes and Tools 3. Land Management, Administration and Information 3a. Spatial units 3b. Modernising of land agencies budget approach 4 Land law and enforcement 4a. Regulatory framework for private sector 4b. Legal allocation of the assets of a deceased person (Estates administration, HIV/AIDS areas) 4c. Expropriation, eviction and compensation 5. Land Value Capture 5a. Land tax for financial and land management 1. Land rights, records and registration 1a. Enumerations for tenure security 1b. Continuum of land rights 1c. Deeds or titles 1d. Socially appropriate adjudication 1e. Statutory and customary 1f. Co-management approaches 1g. Land record management for transactability 1h. Family and group rights 2. Land use planning 2a. Citywide slum upgrading 2b. Citywide spatial planning 2c. Regional land use planning 2d. Land readjustment (slum upgrading and/or post crisis)

6 Interaction between GLTN goals, cross-cutting issues, themes and tools

7 Process Working with partners in participatory manner for knowledge development Scoping study (Jean du Plessis) Writeshop; community organisations, land professionals, academics, government officials, facilitators, editors and artists 3 publications: book and 2 policy briefs

8 Existing uses Community empowerment Alternatives to forced eviction Relocation and resettlement Recognition of informal rights and claims Support saving and credit

9 Novel applications Land administration Land adjudication Enumeration after conflicts Local planning and development Land taxation City-wide slum upgrading (example of CODI)

10 Important challenges and issues to keep in mind: – Importance and complexity of community empowerment – Importance of the context – Gender – Partnerships and co-management – Power relations and disputes – Scaling-up A way forward (1)

11 A way forward (2) Explore the potential for land management and administration further Explore how to make use or participatory enumeration for broader urban management purposes (urban governance, planning, finance, economic development, etc) Explore models for knowledge dissemination, increased awareness of various actors and training and capacity building

12 Thank you for your attention! GLTN Secretariat UN-HABITAT, P.O Box 30030, Nairobi 00100, Kenya Telephone: , Fax: Web: This presentation has been developed by: Danilo Antonio and Clarissa Augustinus (GLTN/ UNHABITAT) and Saskia Ruijsink (IHS), March 2010.


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