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    • Gully-affected areas in the Kunene region: looking for suitable locations for future citizen-science project 

      Negussie, Kaleb; Orti, Miguel, Vallejo (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2019-01)
      Land degradation in Namibia is currently threatening livelihoods from several regions of the country. One of the major causes of land degradation in Namibia is soil erosion, which produces very critical ecological, landscape ...
    • Housing 

      Guillermo, Delgado (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      Namibia is compelled to observe and to undertake efforts to realise the right to adequate housing, since it has ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in 1994. In short, the right to ...
    • A short socio-spatial history of Namibia (ILMI Working paper 9) 

      Guillermo, Delgado (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-08)
      include a trajectory of Namibia’s socio-spatial development for the reader to engage with my work. The term ‘socio-spatial’ is to stress the spatial dimension within social processes. To have simply left the term ‘spatia ...
    • Ecosystem services and small-holder farming practices -between payments, development support and right- an integrated approach (ILMI Working paper 10) 

      Bloemertz, Lena; Naanda, Martha; Wingate, Vladimir; Angombe, Simon; Kuhn, Nikolaus (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-08)
      Small-scale farmers in north-central Namibia face numerous challenges, ranging from low crop yields, high rainfall variability and land degradation which is threatening the long-term productivity of the land, to social c ...
    • Urban land reform in Namibia 

      Lühl, Phillip; Guillermo, Delgado (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-08-14)
      This document outlines some pertinent questions regarding urbanization in Namibia, provides central policy recommendations and identifies relevant research gaps to guide the policy debate on urban land reform as part of ...
    • Informal settlements 

      Muller, Anna (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      Namibia is moving towards an urbanised country. This is illustrated by the fact that at independence Namibia was only 28% urbanized by 2011 urbanization has already grown to 42% and current projections are that by 2020 ...
    • Communal land 

      Nghitevelekwa, Romie (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      Communal land is one of the land tenure systems in Namibia, the other being freehold land tenure system. At independence in 1990,Namibia resolved to retain communal land on the basis that majority of the population derived ...
    • Ancestral land 

      Katjiua, Mutjinde (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      Ancestral land refers to ‘land of ancestors’. That is the land occupied by ones’ forebearers for generations and left something behind of value for current and future generations. There are usually contestations as to which ...
    • Land reform 

      Werner, Wolfgang (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      A lot of aspects are commonly subsumed under the concept land reform. These range from redistribution to tenure and agrarian reform. What do these different concepts mean? Agrarian reform: this is the broadest term and ...
    • Urban land delivery 

      Mendelsohn, Martin (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018)
      There has been rapid growth in urban populations in Namibia (Pendleton et al, 2014). This growth is amongst predominantly amongst less educated, poorer migrants from rural areas in search of opportunities in urban areas. ...
    • Assessment of Housing Needs in Namibia 

      Asino, Kristofina; Christensen, Åse (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-05)
      The current paper derives from work conducted in the context of the Revision of the Mass Housing Development Programme (MHDP) that the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD) commissioned to the Integrated Land ...
    • Housing in Namibia: The challenges and prospects for adequate future provision 

      Chiripanhura, Blessing M. (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-05)
      The current paper derives from work conducted in the context of the Revision of the Mass Housing Development Programme (MHDP) that the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD) commissioned to the Integrated Land ...
    • The ABC Model 

      Christensen, Åse (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2018-05)
      How does one build up an analysis? And how does one create the link between the individual partial-analyses in a problem-oriented project work? These are the two main issues that this booklet gives an overview of. This ...
    • The role of universities in participatory informal settlement upgrading: experiences from Kenya, Namibia, Uganda, and Zambia. 

      Guillermo, Delgado (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2017-07)
      This document is a report on the session that focused on the role of universities in participatory informal settlement upgrading at the workshop titled "Bottom-up city Wide planning in Gobabis", which took place on 11-13 ...
    • Leasehold as a Vehicle for Economic Development 

      Werner, Wolfgang; Bayer, Charl-Thom H. (2017-03)
      Secure tenure and registered land rights are widely believed to be necessary for access to credit, well functioning land markets and economic development. As a result Namibia introduced long term leasehold rights over ...
    • The new Flexible Land Tenure Act: an update. 

      Christensen, Åse (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2015-10)
      The Flexible Land Tenure (FLT) system was developed by the Ministry of Lands and Resettlement and the discussions started in the period of 1992-1998. It was conceived as an alternative for the land tenure catering for low ...
    • The Flexible Land Tenure System in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals 

      Christensen, Åse (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2017-04)
      The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the Flexible Land Tenure System (FLTS) in Namibia is in line with the Fit-For-Purpose (FFP) land administration approach which is developed in order to implement the ...
    • Land Delivery to the Urban Poor. Case study of Lux Development Project Nam/343: Realities, opportunities, possibilities, synergies 

      Lewis, Joe (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2016-07)
      The project took place in Katima Mulilo and Rundu during 2007-11. The project consisted of 66 township extensions, and resulted in 18,500 plots developed in a period of 5 years. The project was funded by LUX Development, ...
    • The proposed new Urban and Regional Planning Bill: an appraisal. 

      Genis, Pieter (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2015-10)
      The Bill aimed at overriding old ordinances that dated back to the 1950s and 60s. The main objective of the Bill is that of decentralisation, and has three main points: the establishment of "authorized planning authorities" ...
    • Participatory land delivery processes in Gobabis: the case of Freedom Square. 

      Harris, Braam (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2016-08)
      The project in question refers to the case of 'Freedom Square' in Gobabis, which is a cooperation between the Municipality of Gobabis and the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), the Namibia Housing Action Group ...