Responsible and Smart Land Management Interventions: An African Context

Section I. Introducing Responsible and Smart Land ManagementFramework of Responsible and Smart Land ManagementIntroductionLand ManagementResponsible Land ManagementSmart Land ManagementJustification and Explanation of Book SectionsReferencesSection II. Theory of Responsible and Smart Land ManagementVariation in Property Valuation and Market Data Sources in GhanaIntroductionDeterminants of Property Valuation ErrorsData and MethodologyResultsExtent of Variation in ValuationsProperty Market Data SourcesDiscussionsConclusionReferencesPatterns of Spatial Justice and Land Tenure Security from Urban Land Management: Insights from Kigali City, RwandaIntroductionSetting Spatial Justice into Urban Land ManagementConnecting Spatial Justice to Land Tenure SecurityThe Case StudyData Sources and MethodsEvaluative FrameworkTrends of Spatial Justice and Land Tenure Security in the Management of Kigali CityPatterns of Spatial Justice into Urban (Re)development RulesThe Resettlement of Poor and Vulnerable People and Access to Basic AmenitiesAccess to Basic Goods and EmploymentFeaturing Land Tenure Security from the Resettlement ProcessesConclusionReferencesThe Paradox of Poverty amidst Potentially Plentiful Natural Resources of Land in RwandaInfluences of Community Land Rights and Tenure Security Intervention Processes on Food Security in Northwest GhanaIntroductionLand Tenure Security, Challenges, and Mechanisms to Address ThemMethodsResultsLocal Processes of Resolving Land Rights and Tenure ChallengesMinimizing the Challenges of Changing Customary Tenure SecurityLocal Perception on Food Security and Land Rights ChangesDiscussionConclusion and Policy RecommendationsAcknowledgmentsReferencesHuman Recognition and Land Use Behavior: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach from MalawiIntroductionLand Tenure in MalawiLand Use BehaviorHypothesis and Methodological ApproachStructural Equation Modeling (SEM)Study Area StatisticsCommunity Descriptive StatisticsResults: Self/Household and Institutional Human Recognition on Land Use Behavior and Community ParticipationDrivers of Self/Household Human Recognition (Recog: S/HH)Drivers of Institutional Recognition (Insti)Indirect Impact of Self/Household and Community RecognitionDiscussionConclusionReferencesSection III. Context and External Drivers of Land ManagementReflections toward a Responsible Fast-Track of Namibia's Redistributive Land ReformIntroductionNamibia’s Land Reform: National Resettlement Policy (NRP) and Affirmative Action Loan Scheme (AALS) in FocusMaking the Land Reform “Responsible” by Tackling the Disputes of StakeholdersMethodology: Approach and Nature of the StudyIs the Land Reform “Responsible”? Perceptions, Structure, Process, and OutcomesPerception: Beneficiaries Rate the “Process” of the Reform as Weak in “Responsible”Though the Outcome Is Viewed as “Responsible,” There Is Dissatisfaction about the Slow Pace of the ReformA Snapshot of the “Structure” Responsible for the Implementation of the Land ReformIdentifying the Delay-Generating Steps in the Land Acquisition Process in the ReformExposing the Delay-Generating Steps in Land Allocation (Resettlement) Process in the ReformThe Impediments That Cause Delays in the Pace of the Land Reform ProcessesRecommendations towards Fast-Tracking the Land Reform in a “Responsible” MannerConclusionReferencesThe Effect of Urban Sprawl on Land Rights: The Case of Nairobi—Mavoko CorridorIntroductionUrbanization and SprawlLand Rights and Responsible Land ManagementUrban Sprawl and Land RightsMethodologyThe Case Study AreaStudy FindingsSummary and ConclusionsReferencesIntegrating Customary Land Tenure through the Statutory Land Tenure System in Tanzania: The Case of the Iringa and Babati Land Formalization ProcessIntroductionMethodologyIntegrating Customary Land Use Planning and Statutory Recognition of the Village LandVillage Boundary and Certification for Village RecognitionVillage Land Use Plan and Integration of Customary Rights into Statutory SystemEnactment of By-Laws and Integration of Customary Land RightsIntegrating Customary Land Registry and Conflicts Settlements into Statutory SystemsVillage Land Registry and Statutory Land Tenure SystemsLand Dispute Settlements as a Platform for Integrating Customary Land Tenure into Statutory SystemsCCROs for Integrating Customary Land Registration and Ownership into Statutory SystemsRegistration and Adjudication of Customary RightsCustomary Certificate of Rights of Occupants (CCROs) and Its Statutory IntegrationConclusion and RecommendationsReferencesUrban Identities in the Context of Land Management: Evidence from Urban Development Processes in Kibuga in Kampala, UgandaIntroductionUnderstanding Urban Intangibles: Theoretical PerspectivesMethodologyFindingsThe Morphological Structure of the Buganda Kingdom before Formal PlanningThe Advent of Formal Planning and Urban Infrastructure in KibugaMorphological Transformation and its Effects on Urban IntangiblesThe Challenge of Fostering Urban Intangibles in a Changing Urban MorphologySuggestions for Fostering Urban Intangibles in New Urban DesignConclusionReferencesAuthenticating Deeds/Organizing Society: Considerations for Blockchain-Based Land RegistriesIntroductionSetting the SceneTheoretical Angle: NeoinstitutionalismBlockchainSpecificities in Ghana: Institutional Plurality and the Plurality of DocumentationTheoretical Highlights and Possible Research QuestionsTheoretical Angle: Structuration TheoryBlockchainSpecificities in Ghana: Structures of Opportunity and Strategic DocumentationTheoretical Highlights and Possible Research QuestionsTheoretical Angle: Emphasis on Actors and ObjectsBlockchainSpecificities in Ghana: Land Rights Documents and Fees as Boundary ObjectsTheoretical Highlights and Possible Research QuestionsConclusionsReferencesSection IV. Norms and Goals in Land Management PracticeThe Need for Land Use Planning and Governance in Suleja Niger State, Nigeria: What It Is and What It Ought to BeInner City Development in Ghana: Nature and Extent of City Expansion in Wa MunicipalityIntroductionSpatial Justice: Analytical LensMaterial and MethodsStudy AreaData Collection and AnalysisResults and DiscussionBackground of RespondentsProperty Ownership and Housing CharacteristicsInner City Densification: Characterization of Inner CitiesPermit Acquisition: Processes of Inner City IntensificationSpatial Dynamics of Intensification of the Inner Cities: ConsequencesCONCLUSIONReferencesThe Role of the Social Tenure Domain Model in Strengthening Land Tenure Security in Informal Settlements of UgandaIntroductionTheoretical PerspectiveEmerging Research ConceptMethodologyConclusionReferencesCommunity Response to Land Conflicts under the Transitional Constitution (South Sudan)Introduction: Background and Driving ForcesTheoryMethodologyResult and AssessmentRentier State Theory in Meritocracy and Permissive Land Governance Style (1854–1980s)SPLA/M Problematic Land Governance Style (Impunity Era, 1980s–2005)Interim Government, 2005–2011Transitional Government (2011 to Date)DiscussionConclusionsReferencesTheory versus Reality of Inter-Agency Collaboration in Land Registration Practices: The Cross-Case of Ghana and KenyaIntroductionLiterature PerspectiveMethodologyResults or FindingsThe Exhaustive Land Registration Process of GhanaThe Land Registration Process in KenyaLand Registration in Ghana and Kenya is Based on a Mix of Inter-Agency Collaboration ModelsThe State of Theory versus Reality in Inter-Agency Collaborations in Ghana and KenyaDiscussion on Ways of Improving Inter-Agency Collaboration ChallengesConclusionReferencesSection V. Land Management Methods and ToolsThe Use of Land Value Capture Instruments for Financing Urban Infrastructure in ZimbabweIntroductionTheoretical FrameworkUnderlying Assumptions for Land Value CaptureMethodologyResultsCreating Land ValueLand Value Capture InstrumentsUse of Captured ValueDiscussionDeveloper Exactions, Endowment Fees, and Property RatesConclusionReferencesIs the Social Tenure Domain Model a Suitable Land Reform Tool for Zambia's Customary Land: A Case Study ApproachIntroductionUse of STDM in Land Administration and ManagementUnderstanding STDM as a ConceptSTDM as a Model for the Pilot Projects in ZambiaLand Registration and Titling System in ZambiaZambia’s Dual Tenure System: The Relationship between Statutory and Customary TenureTraining under the Five Pilot Projects Implementing the STDM Approach in ZambiaApplication of STDM in Resolving the Land Dispute in the Two Mpongwe CasesConclusionReferencesQuantification of Tree Crowns in Urban Areas Using Very High Resolution ImageIntroductionMethodologyResults Presentation and DiscussionDigital Image ClassificationVegetation Mapping and Tree Crown DelineationImage Segmentation ProcessUrban Tree Canopies Classification and CountingAccuracy AssessmentReferencesPublic Value Capture: An Opportunity to Improve the Economic Situation of African MunicipalitiesIntroductionTheoretical FrameworkMethodologyDifferent Models for the Value Capture of Developed Building LandDirect Models for the Value Capture of Developed LandValue Capture of Developed Land by Taxes on the Whole Real Estate (Indirect Models)ObstaclesConclusionReferencesIncreasing Tenure Security to Enhance Sustainability by Using Smart Land Management Tools in KenyaIntroductionTheoretical PerspectiveMethodologyResultsLegal AssessmentSituation in the StudyPerceived Tenure SecurityCustomary PerceptionFindingsConclusionReferencesSection VI. Future of Land ManagementAdvancing Responsible and Smart Land ManagementIntroductionEvidence of Persuasive and Disruptive Developments Affecting Land ManagementMaking Land Management More Responsible and SmarterMaking Land Policies More Responsible and Smarter: Reflection of the Four Quadrants to the Land Policy Framework in AfricaMaking Land Management More ResponsibleMaking Land Management SmarterFurthering Research of Land Management in an African ContextReferences
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