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Managing urban land: a guide for municipal practitioners

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Scoping report [262KB]


Local Land Registration Practices in South Africa


This report by Margot Rubin and Lauren Royston is the result of an initial scoping study to provide documented evidence of local practices in registering land claims and rights.

It is intended to inform the work in Urban Landmark's tenure theme area on securing and managing land rights in informal settlement upgrading processes in ways that build on existing practices.

The report describes and characterises local registration practices in selected cases, and identifies common elements in these practices, as a basis further work in the theme area.

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