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    • Aerial photography and parcel mapping for immovable property registration in Albania 

      Gjika, Maksimiljan; Leka, Edmond; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      Planimetric map production is a basic graphic documentation element of the Immovable Property Registration System in Albania and is one of the main objectives of the Land Market Action Plan. This paper focuses on the ...
    • Agrarian reform in Uzbekistan and other Central Asian countries 

      Bloch, Peter C. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002)
      The five Central Asian countries that gained their independence at the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 have followed different paths of transition to a market economy in the agricultural sector. Kyrgyzstan has been the ...
    • Agricultural land protection policy for Albania : lessons from Western Europe, North America and Japan 

      Jacobs, Harvey Martin; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      This report has been prepared as one effort to assist the Albanian government in formulating a policy approach appropriate to the conditions and culture of their country. The goal of this report is to examine the approach ...
    • Albanian immovable property registration system : review of legislation 

      Stamo, Lida; Singer, Norman J.; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      The registration system of immovable property in Albania was chosen for four basic reasons: (1) it protects the right of immovable property owners by providing strong and reliable evidence about ownership and other interests ...
    • Albanian Land Market Action Plan : purposes, achievements, lessons 

      Jazoj, Ahmet; Stanfield, David; Barry, Teresa; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      The transition in Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States from command to market-oriented economies requires new land market institutions and policies. Once privatization of land has moved far enough to ...
    • Albanian Law on City Planning : critical summary of its major provisions 

      Jacobs, Harvey Martin; Craig, William; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      This paper includes, as an annex, Law No. 7693, "On Urban Planning," from the People's Assembly of the Republic of Albania. Conceptually, this law has five major parts: (1) planning generally, (2) getting construction ...
    • ALTA or NTLA : what's in the name? : land tenure dilemma and the Fiji sugar industry 

      Lal, Padma; Lim-Applegate, Hazel; Reddy, Mahendra (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001)
      Since 1997, the agricultural leases on Native land, issued under the 1976 Agricultural and Landlord Tenants Act (ALTA), began to expire. The sugar industry is the main commodity export earner for Fiji, directly contributing ...
    • Challenging conventional wisdom : smallholder perceptons and experience of land access and tenure security in the cotton belt of northern Mozambique 

      Strasberg, Paul J.; Kloeck-Jenson, Scott (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002)
      A new land law went into effect in January 1998 in Mozambique. The impetus behind these actions was the belief that a new legal and regulatory framework was necessary to reduce the frequency of land conflicts between ...
    • A comparative study of land tenure, property boundaries, and dispute resolution : examples from Bolivia and Norway 

      Goodale, Mark R. G.; Sky, Per Kåre (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000)
      This paper compares and contrasts patterns of land tenure, property boundaries, and dispute resolution regarding property using examples from two diverse social and economic regions: Bolivia and Norway. The goal of the ...
    • Creation of land markets in transition countries : implications for the institutions of land administration 

      Stanfield, David; Gibbard, Roger; Markwell, Susan (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999)
      This paper describes (1) the processes of privatization of land management in selected transition countries and (2) the post-privatization changes in land administration institutions which are being crafted to establish ...
    • The decline (and revival?) of black farmers and rural landowners : a review of the research literature 

      Gilbert, Jess Carr; Sharp, Gwen; Felin, M. Sindy (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001)
      African-Americans as a group went from owning almost no land in the United States after the Civil War to peaking at 15 million acres by 1920. In that year, 14% of all US farmers were black. Of these 926,000 black farmers, ...
    • Environmental justice : avoiding the difficulty of proving discriminatory intent in hazardous waste siting decisions 

      Kiniyalocts, Melissa (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000)
      Contrary to general public perception that environmental hazards are borne equally, the risks and accompanying burdens of exposure to environmental contaminants are distributed disproportionately along racial and class ...
    • Etude : sur la problématique foncière dans les périmètres irrigués au Mali 

      Tall, El Hadj Oumar (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002)
      Today, the processes of decentralization and democratization are fundamental aspects of sustainable human development in Mali, and have a considerable impact on all strategies and policies involved in agricultural development. ...
    • Forestland ownership in Oneida and Vilas Counties, Wisconsin, 1975-1994 

      Klase, William M.; Guries, Raymond P. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999)
      Privately owned forests in the United States are being divided, roaded, and developed by increasing numbers of second-home buyers, retirees, and recreation enthusiasts. Forested parcels adjacent to or embedded in public ...
    • From refuge to refugee : the African case 

      Geisler, Charles C.; Sousa, Ragendra de (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000)
      In 1994, the United Nations introduced the concept of human security, predicating it on the dual notion of safety from chronic threats of hunger, disease, and repression on the one hand and protection from sudden and hurtful ...
    • Gender, ethnicity, and landed property in Albania 

      Lastarria-Cornhiel, Susana; Sabates-Wheeler, Rachel; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      Methods used to privatize state property attest to Albania's commitment to a democratic and egalitarian society: farmland was distributed to the households working on the ex-collectives and state farms, and housing was ...
    • GPS methodology for cadastral surveying and mapping in Albania 

      Barnes, Grenville; Chaplin, Bruce; Moyer, D. David (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      This paper is a compilation of three reports written over the 1993-96 period in the development and testing of a cadastral surveying and mapping methodology to support land registration. The sections cover (1) fieldwork ...
    • Immovable property markets in metropolitan Tirana, Albania 

      Stanfield, David; Childress, Malcolm; Dervishi, Artan (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      This paper uses information from three empirical studies to describe, after seven years of privatization and real estate market transactions, how the physical space of the city of Tirana is presently organized, and how ...
    • Indigenous land and community security : a (radical) planning agenda 

      Lane, Marcus B. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001)
      This paper argues that the capacity of indigenous groups to engage effectively in environmental planning activities, at different levels, is crucial to securing land justice and community security. This argument is made ...
    • Indigenous land tenure and land use in Alaska : community impacts of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 

      Jacobs, Harvey Martin; Hirsch, Brian H. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      Through the utilization of qualitative methods such as archival analysis, semi-structured interviewing, comparative and extended case studies, and observation, this paper closely examines two related Alaska Native communities. ...