Upstream and Downstream Communities Join Forces to Protect Water SuppliesRevista Land LinesOctubre 2022By Heather Hansman, October 6, 2022
Billions of urban dwellers depend on water for hydration, sanitation, and other basic needs, but global water supplies are at risk. Water funds provide a mechanism for downstream utilities and businesses to invest in upstream watershed conservation projec
Lessons from Kenya, Romania, and Vermont, U.S.A.Documentos de trabajoJunio 2022Zachary Wurtzebach
Ecological connectivity—the unimpeded movement of species and the flow of natural processes that sustain life on earth—is fundamental for biodiversity conservation in the 21st century. In...
Documentos de trabajoJunio 2022Cynthia Goytia and Eric J. Heikkila
This paper examines the relationship between land use regulations and housing outcomes, especially housing affordability and informality. Using a unique and important database of 191 metropolitan...
In this century citizens and policy makers across the world have paid growing attention to the problem of equity. The causes of inequitable development are numerous and manifest across multiple...
Planning and Financing Sustainable and Equitable Cities: Global Views on Land Value Capture (A 75th Anniversary Lincoln Institute Dialogue)EventosOctubre 27, 2021Speakers: Enrique Silva, Barbara Scholz, and Rudiger Ahrend
Land value capture is a policy approach that enables communities to recover and reinvest land value increases that result from public investment and other government actions. Land value capture is rooted in the notion that public action should generate pu
Revista Land LinesEnero 2021Editado por Katharine Wroth
Este número doble especial de Land Lines conmemora el 75.º aniversario del Instituto Lincoln de Políticas de Suelo, narra la historia de la organización y explora có...
Documentos de trabajoJunio 2021Larissa Larsen and Kumelachew Yeshitela
The City Administration of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has engaged in an extensive public effort to build owner-occupied housing to meet the needs of low- and moderate-income residents. By comparing the...
The Case of the Corridors of Freedom in Johannesburg, South AfricaDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2021Philip Harrison, PhD and Margot Rubin, PhD
In 2016, UN Habitat ranked Johannesburg the most unequal large city in the world. Although extreme in international terms, and particular for its apartheid history, experiences from Johannesburg...
Co-Design and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Mainstreaming Strategies and Projects in Coastal Dar es SalaamDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2021Liana Ricci and Brendan WIlliams
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs estimates that the ten fastestgrowing cities from 2018 to 2035 will all be in Africa, with major development challenges emerging (UNDESA,...
Learning from Cape Town’s Experience with One-Off Contributions from DevelopersDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2021Stephen Berrisford, Liza Rose Cirolia, and Elisabeth Makumbi
There is increasing interest in the applicability of land-based financing instruments in subSaharan Africa. African cities are opportune sites to explore the potential of land-based financing....