Secure land rights for all.

Publisher: United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Global Land Tool Network in Nairobi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 40 Downloads: 354
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  • Land tenure,
  • Right of property,
  • Urbanization,
  • Rural development

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 40).

ContributionsUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme., Global Land Tool Network.
LC ClassificationsHB701 .U64 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24095356M
ISBN 109211319617
ISBN 109789211319613
LC Control Number2009333433

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