Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 (Legal Assistance Centre, 2016-11)
  • 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 ...
  • 25 years of land reform 

    Wolfgang, Werner (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2015)
    The Land, Livelihoods and Housing Programme aims at deepening and expanding the focus on these three key issues in Namibia. This thematic approach seeks to reflect the wide-ranging skills exiting at the FNRSS, and was ...
  • 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 ...
  • Applying a Problem Based Learning Approach to Land Management Education:The case of Aalborg University, Denmark 

    Enemark, Stig (2016)
    This paper is work in progress and draws from previous research. The paper supports the lecture on Problem Based Learning given at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) on 3 March 2016.
  • Sustainable Land Governance in Support of the Global Agenda 

    Enemark, Stig (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2016)
    This paper is work in progress and draws from previous research. The paper supports the public lecture on Sustainable Land Governance in Support of the Global Agenda given at Namibia University of Science and Technology ...
  • Land Reform in Namibia: A Bibliography 

    Werner, Wolfgang (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2016)
    ILMI is delighted to publish this bibliography in its Working Paper Series. It sees this as a small contribution to encourage and facilitate research on land reform in Namibia. Perhaps more ambitiously, this bibliography ...
  • Land, livelihoods and housing: Research Programme 2014-2018. 

    Bayer, Charl-Thom H.; Christensen, Åse; Delgado, Guillermo; Hayford, Samuel A. K.; Katjiua, Mutjinde; Werner, Wolfgang; Lühl, Phillip (Polytechnic of Namibia, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2015)
    This document provides the focus for an integrated approach to research in the land, livelihoods and housing sectors in Namibia. Its thematic approach seeks to facilitate multi-disciplinary research projects that will ...
  • 25 years of land reform (ILMI Working paper No. 1). 

    Werner, Wolfgang (Polytechnic of Namibia, Integrated Land Management Institute, 2015)
    This Working Paper, the first in the series to be published by ILMI, will briefly review progress in both land reform sectors and raise a few issues that continue to pose challenges to the programme.
  • Potential, realised, future distribution and environmental suitability for pterocarpus angolensis DC in southern Africa. 

    De Cauwer, Vera; Muys, Bart; Revermann, Rasmus; Trabucco, Antonio (ScienceDirect, 2014)
    The deciduous tree species Pterocarpus angolensis occurs in the dry woodlands of southern Africa and grows under a broad range of environmental conditions. It is threatened by overharvesting due to its valuable timber ...
  • The cost of land registration: A case study of cost efficiency in Namibia. 

    De Vries, Walter; Lewis, Joe; Georgiadou, Y. (Taylor & Francis, 2003)
    In the light of the global discussion on reducing public and private expenditure on cadastral processes and services, this article reviews the transaction costs of land registration, based on data gathered in Namibia. ...

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