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There are 21 content items of different types and languages related to land readjustment on the Land Portal.
Reports & Research
March 2021
Norway

In most countries, land consolidation was first introduced in rural areas, with legislation suitable for urban areas being drafted at a later date. This is also true of Norway. The first evidence of urban competency in the legislation is found in the Land Consolidation Act from 1950. It is important to note that in Norway land consolidation remains the exclusive province of the court system.

Reports & Research
December 2020
Global

Negotiations are important in urban densification processes. In particular, integrative negotiations seem to be relevant. The conflicts between neighbors and developers can be challenging to solve. Land readjustment is used in several countries to merge properties or reshape properties in conjunction with densification projects. Conflicts can be handled and reduced by land readjustment.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2018
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has been experiencing a rapid rate of urbanization amidst a failure by conventional approaches of urban land management to cope with the demand for housing. In view of these challenges, this paper investigates the feasibility and nature of land readjustment for urban land management in Zimbabwe.

Ahmedabad: Town Planning Schemes for Equitable Development — Glass Half Full or Half Empty? cover image
Reports & Research
August 2018
India

This case study in the World Resources Report, “Towards a More Equal City,” examines transformative urban change in Ahmedabad, India, by analyzing the land pooling and readjustment mechanism called Town Planning Scheme (TPS). This paper reviews the evidence on whether the TPS mechanism has enabled transformative change with equitable outcomes in Ahmedabad City—and if so, how.

A Study on Promoting Land Readjustment in Support of Compact Strategy for Efficient Urban Development in South East Asia - Case Study of Brunei
Reports & Research
September 2017
Brunei Darussalam
Thailand

Countries in South-East Asia are experiencing rapid urbanisation and Land Readjustment is one of the potential methods of land development that could help solve some of the urban problems such as urban sprawl and inadequate infrastructure.

Leveraging Land: Land-based Finance for Local Governments - A Reader cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
December 2016
Global

The potential contribution of land based financing to the development of sustainable and equitable cities and properly serviced communities is often underestimated.

Manuals & Guidelines
October 2016
Colombia
Global

Participatory and inclusive land readjustment, or PILaR for short, is a way of reorganizing the ownership of land in and around cities in a pro-poor way. It brings together land parcels belonging to different owners and treats them as a single unit for planning and infrastructure provision.

Multimedia
March 2016
Colombia

Participatory And Inclusive Land Readjustment: A Pro-Poor Land Management Strategy For City Redevelopment. The Case Of Medellin, Colombia

Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2016
Colombia

Participatory And Inclusive Land Readjustment: A Pro-Poor Land Management Strategy For City Redevelopment. The Case Of Medellin, Colombia

Conference Papers & Reports
May 2010
Japan

This paper examines the impact of farmland readjustment projects on farmland use and structural adjustment in Niigata, Japan. We use census data of rural communities for 1990 and 2000 to conduct pooled regression, first-difference, difference-in-differences, and propensity score matching estimations.

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