Journal article

Organising land information for sustainable land administration

Rohan Bennett, Jude Wallace, Ian Williamson

LAND USE POLICY | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2008

Abstract

Property ownership rights are well managed and understood in developed countries. They are backed by long-standing theoretical, legal and institutional frameworks. In contrast, many new property interests created by governments in response to concerns for sustainability are often poorly managed and understood. If we are to achieve sustainability objectives, the design and administration of these interests must improve. To do this effectively, a shared understanding of property interests and their role must first be developed. This paper introduces the property object, a tool for describing, comparing and classifying all interests in land and natural resources using five key attributes: the o..

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