Tagged: land grabbing

The term “land grabbing” (English land grabbing – to grab: grab, grasp) has re-emerged on the international scene in the context of global food prices in 2007-2008. Land grabbing today has a political meaning. It means grabbing the power to control the earth AND other related resources such as water, minerals and forests, to monitor the earnings from their use.

Land Grabbing

Land Grabbing

The term “land grabbing” (English land grabbing – to grab: grab, grasp) has re-emerged on the international scene in the context of global food prices in 2007-2008. Land grabbing today has a political meaning....

Argentina

URBANIZATION History of Cities – Heritage Partial Source: Thesis R. Oliveira By the 1880s, Argentina will experience housing problems in its major cities. The poorest, often of immigrant origin (strong European emigration) and come...

Senegal

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY Senegal’s population is about 12 million unevenly distributed over the national territory, and concentrated in the regions of West and Central. (2) SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT At the level of economic...

Mauritania

URBANIZATION URBANIZATION AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION In Mauritania, the urban population was 41% in 2010 and is concentrated mainly in the capital, Nouakchott. Successive cycles of drought between 1977 and 1984 and the attraction of...

Ghana

This page has been translated with Google Translation URBANIZATION HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE URBAN HOUSING RURAL HOUSING More than half of the population lives in rural areas in small settlements characterized by neglect...

Burkina Faso

Contact persons in the networks : Fatima SORE / ZONGO President of the National Coalition for Housing (CNHa) | Receipt No. 2006-193/MATD/SG/DGCPAP/DOASOC of 25/04/2006 | 01 BP 3291 Ouagadougou 01 – Burkina Faso Tel:...

Benin

This page has been translated with Google Translation ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY Benin, formerly known as “Dahomey”, saw past, in its history, many European countries. But both countries have actually implemented: Portugal and...

Zimbabwe

This page has been translated with Google Translation ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY Many archaeological and prehistoric show that the human presence in the region is attested as early as 500 000 years before our...

Morocco

This page has been translated with Google Translation URBANIZATION IN MOROCCO History of Cities – Heritage Urban Housing Rural Housing HABITAT : LEGAL ASPECTS Right to Housing The new Moroccan Constitution (2011) enshrines the...