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An information system for capturing, storing, integrating, analyzing and displaying geospatial data.

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Reports & Research
May 2019
Indonesia
India

Singaraja is the second largest city after Denpasar in Bali. The magnitude of the potential of the region both trade and services, agriculture and tourism in Buleleng Regency has given a very broad impact not only on the economy but also the use of land.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2019
Morocco

Les agrumes représentent la première culture irriguée dans la plaine de Trifa (Berkane, Maroc) avec une superficie en extension continue. Ceci accentue les pressions sur les ressources en eau déjà limitées dans la région. De ce fait, une gouvernance efficace et rationnelle de l’eau agricole s’impose.

A Preliminary Study on The Formation of Land Legislation and Cadastre System in Sarawak, Malaysia
Peer-reviewed publication
May 2019
Malaysia

Recent decades have witnessed a perceptible impact of land policy and cadastre on the urbanisation around the globe. Land legislation and cadastre system are the tools and mechanisms in order to achieve the objectives of land policy in delivering sustainable development.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2019
Kenya

The complexity of tenure claims in the informal settlements has been difficult to incorporate into the formal systems owing to their dynamic and continuously changing nature. Innovative tools are therefore required to capture these claims.

Land Rights for Slum Dwellers in Odisha:  Making technology work  for the urban poor
Reports & Research
March 2019
India

The webinar Land Rights for Slum Dwellers in the East Indian State Odisha: Making technology work for the urban poor took place on 14 February, 2018. 

The webinar discussed anecdotes of the land rights policy in the state, application of innovative technology, processes and partnerships in the project execution and best practices followed in gaining rights for slum dwellers. 

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2019
Africa
Ghana

Periurban areas of growing cities in developing countries have been conceptualised as highly dynamic landscapes characterised by a mixture of socioeconomic structures, land uses and functions. While the body of conceptual literature on periurban areas has significantly increased over the past two decades, methods for operationalising these multi-dimensional concepts are rather limited.

StateofOpenData
Journal Articles & Books
February 2019
Global

Key points

  • Global availability of land ownership and land deals data is patchy, but, when available, it has been used by individual citizens, entrepreneurs, civil society, and journalists.

Principles and Applications of the Global Human Settlement Layer as Baseline for the Land Use Efficiency Indicator—SDG 11.3.1 cover image
Reports & Research
February 2019
Global

The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) produces new global spatial information, evidence-based analytics describing the human presence on the planet that is based mainly on two quantitative factors: (i) the spatial distribution (density) of built-up structures and (ii) the spatial distribution (density) of resident people.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
Mozambique
Burkina Faso
Benin
Nigeria
United States of America
Kenya
Zambia
Somalia
Uganda
Mali
Ethiopia
Italy
Tanzania
Botswana
Ghana
Congo
Senegal
Guinea
Sudan
Cameroon
Central African Republic

Geospatial datasets and analysis techniques based on geographic information systems (GIS) have become indispensable tools in the planning, implementation and evaluation of a wide range of development programmes, including actions addressing sustainable agriculture and rural development.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
Brazil

While food and nutrition security are issues that national and international organizations are tackling, one of the central problems often overlooked is the essential role of soils in providing nutritious food. Soils are the base for food production and food security.