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land use

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Rwanda Launches the First-Ever Land-Use Portal in Africa

Redlands, Calif,  March 5, 2015—Thanks to a new website called the National Land Use Planning Portal (NLUPP), Rwandans connected to the Internet now have easy access to land-use plans and other...

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Land Use Planning Experts Meet in Malaysia

More than 100 experts in fields related to land use and forestry management are gathering here today for a week-long workshop to develop a curriculum to promote smart land management as a means of fighting climate change....

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Bangladesh to Conduct Survey of Land Use to Stop Loss of Arable Land

The government plans to conduct an integrated survey on the use of land to help policymakers frame strategies to curb transfer of arable land to non-farm purposes. The survey is expected to be conducted in the upcoming...

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

GeoPlanner for ArcGIS Enables Resilient Design

Esri recently released a web app called GeoPlanner for ArcGIS that brings the power of geodesign to land-based planning. GeoPlanner for ArcGIS is a JavaScript-based application that requires no plug-ins and has been designed to run...

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Shanghai Introduces Shorter Industrial Land Use Terms

Last week the Shanghai Municipal Planning and Land Resources Allocation Bureau announced coming changes to the city’s industrial land use system, including a significant reduction to maximum land use terms. According to officials, the reforms are intended...

Monday, March 31st, 2014

A New Model City for Seemandhra?

While the hunt for a new capital for Seemandhra continues, realtors, builders, planners and administrators foresee a tremendous growth for the residuary state and more or less stagnated growth for Hyderabad. Urban planners, however, see this as...

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Land Disputes Make Up 50 Percent of India Court Cases in Punjab

There's a disconcerting fact, and perhaps a boon for surveyors, in the news that 70 percent of Indian court cases are property disputes. Disagreements about property ownership exist where there is poor record keeping and a convoluted,...

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

New Zealand Planners Grapple with Land Use and Water Quality

Planners from around New Zealand will address critical issues which pose a real threat to this country’s 100% Pure positioning, at their national conference in Queenstown next week.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Queensland Looks to Balance Land Use in Reform Legislation

The Queensland State Parliament is considering a Regional Planning Interests Bill that will reform how land is managed between multiple uses. The bill looks to put in place a new system of broader regional planning to balance...

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

New Land Law in Vietnam Outlines Rights

The 2013 Land Law has seven more chapters and 66 more articles than in the 2003 Land Law. The new Land Law clearly regulates the State's rights, obligations and its role in land management. It says, "The...

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