GIS Imagery for Citizens’ Agency

Shilpa Kumar

Advances in geospatial techniques can trigger participatory governance in urban and rural land administration. A GIS map can also help urban commons be registered and recorded, and protected from encroachment.
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GIS Imagery for Citizens’ Agency

Land of a Billion- Ep 6: How Can Reforms to Land Tenancy Laws Help Farmers?

PRRC, The Quint

With farmers at the forefront of the political discourse today, what are some of the more structural issues which are...
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Land of a Billion- Ep 6: How Can Reforms to Land Tenancy Laws Help Farmers?

India’s Housing Vacancy Paradox

Centre For Social And Economic Progress (CSEP)

India has 12.38% of its urban housing stock vacant. The paper looks at three possible explanations for vacancy rates: pro-tenant rent control laws, effectiveness in contract enforcement, and under-provision of public goods and amenities.
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India’s Housing Vacancy Paradox
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GIS Imagery for Citizens’ Agency

Advances in geospatial techniques can trigger participatory governance in urban and rural land administration. A GIS map can also help urban commons be registered and recorded, and protected from encroachment.

An unlikely common strand of 2020 — land and property rights

A continued focus on land and property rights is important — these cross-cutting issues not only impact the growth of India’s economy but play an important role in the lives of all Indians.

Property Rights: A Conversation Whose Time Is Now

This article was originally published on LiveLaw on 24 July 2020, and can be viewed here. As multitudes of migrant workers took to the streets to walk hundreds of kilometres away from India’s cities, even as the COVID-lockdown had compelled everyone else to stay in their homes, it inevitably brought to fore the scale of the housing crises[1]  … Continue reading Property Rights: A Conversation Whose Time Is Now

#Charcha2020 Blog Series: #LandPower – Empowering Dalits through Land

 As part of the Charcha 2020 dialogues held in May, Omidyar Network India hosted a track on Land and Property Inclusivity, where the #LandPower session looked at how geospatial tools can accelerate people’s ability to secure their property rights.

#Charcha2020 Blog Series: #Tech4Land

As part of the Charcha 2020 dialogues held in May, Omidyar Network India hosted a track on Land and Property Inclusivity, where the #Tech4Land session looked at how geospatial tools can accelerate people’s ability to secure their property rights.

Securing property and land rights in India

Land governance and property rights have been historically overlooked in India, and reforming them is critical to securing high growth.