CIVIS September 2002: Secure Tenure for the Urban Poor


A summary of presentations made by four members of the International Research Group on Law and Urban Space (IRGLUS) at a seminar organised by the Cities Alliance and held at the World Bank in May 2002.

The issue addresses the scale and significance of the challenge, with particular focus on the complexities contained within the concept of secure tenure. Different and innovative approaches to tenure are highlighted, before concluding with some of the policy implications.

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