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African Journal on Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences
African Journal on Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences


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African Journal on Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences is a journal specialized in publishing research activities carried out in the field of geo-spatial sciences and land governance. It aims to encourage innovation, promote the exchange of knowledge and scientific outcomes related to its themes. The journal's target community is made-up of researchers, professors and professionals working in the newspaper field. The journal also aims to promote scientific articles and productions at the African, regional and global levels. The institutions as well as the international universities will enrich by their contribution the scientific level of the journal. The journal can, among other things, deal with professional themes and good practices in the field of land governance.



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Causes and Spatial Implications of violating Building Space Standards in Mwanza (Rock) City: Case of Mahina Settlement.

Peer-reviewed publication
Novembre, 2018

Urban centres emerge, develop and expand. In the course of development or expansion, housing development on hilly landscapes may be more challenging than on relatively flat or flat terrains, forcing developers not to comply with building standards.

Petit périmètre irrigué villageois : Un atout de gestion intégrée des ressources en eau dans le bassin Chari-Logone au Tchad

Peer-reviewed publication
Novembre, 2018

The irrigation process is old and its dynamic has moved towards the promotion of small village irrigated areas where the involvement of producer’s production is more important. The establishment of business management and supervision entities has been a success. But their sustainable operation has not lived up to expectations by the low capitalization of local competence. The study addresses the question of sustainability of agricultural development in the Sahel.

Compulsory Land Acquisition and Good Governance: An Assessment of the Luguruni Satellite Town Project in Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Peer-reviewed publication
Novembre, 2018

Despite a comprehensive regulatory framework on land matters, compulsory land acquisition in Tanzania has been associated with complaints and delays in compensation payments an indication that good governance principles might not be under serious consideration.

Site Evaluation of Eco-towns using GIS and Analytical Hierarchy Process: Case of Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area

Peer-reviewed publication
Novembre, 2018

Uganda’s total population is projected to increase to 61 million by 2040 in the rations of 37million (60%) to 24million (40%) in the Urban to rural areas respectively. Due to population expansion, Kampala as any other urban area is facing the problems of unplanned rapid growth such as: congestion, unplanned slums amongst others. The Kampala Physical Development Plan pointed out the need to develop new satellite eco-towns in the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area of Ssisa and Mpatta to contain population explosion and reduce on the problems being experienced in the city.

Effects of land titling and registration on tenure security and agricultural investments: Case of Gataraga sector, Northern Rwanda

Peer-reviewed publication
Novembre, 2018

Rwanda has undertaken a land registration and titling program since 2008 with a registration of 10.3 million land parcels in 2013. The aim of this paper is to investigate the early effects of the program on tenure security and agricultural investments since few studies have been carried out in this research area. The study was undertaken in Musanze district in Northern Rwanda, with specific focus on Gataraga sector and it draws on a mix of qualitative and quantitative research methods. The findings indicate that the program led to reduced land conflicts and improved tenure security.