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  • The Importance Of Village Land Management

    Is in stake due to the fact that our population is fast urbanizing and fast doing away with tribal customs and traditions. But it is increasingly becoming apparent that we cannot have customary land tenure system in urban areas in Tanzania. The case law on this is abound and the provision on restricting customary right of occupancy to village land (S.14 of Act No. 5) further reinforces this argument. The Village Land Act No. 5 of 1999 provides for the…

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  • Refugees In Thailand

    opportunities (Karanja 2010). According to UNHCR (2016), “over 60 percent of the world’s” refugee population are living in urban milieu. For such reasons, the majority of Pakistani refugee Christian families (PRCF) are residing in Bangkok and other major cities of Thailand in lieu of living in the refugee camps (Foster, 2015). But on the other hand, researchers, also, suggested that urban refugees are one of the most marginalized group due to lack of access to healthcare system, educational…

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  • The Importance Of Bird And Plant Diversity

    Today, over half of the world’s 7 billion population are living in urban environments with this number forecasted to increase to 2/3 by 2030 (UN 2004). The development of urban areas involves destruction of forests and other native bird habitats, which can lead to a loss of diversity and abundance of birds and native plants that can no longer survive in the new environment. This is troubling as birds perform certain ecosystem services, services humans can benefit from, such as pollination,…

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  • Describe Early City Life

    people live? What were the issues? How was the city planned over time? Early life in the urban cities of the US were a whole other world compared to what the cities are today. In the early 1800s, the US population in urbanized areas were about 300,000, with a total population peaking roughly at 5 million. By 1900 the population had spiked to about 30 million with 40 percent of it citizens living in urbanized areas. This spike in population had a lot to do with immigrants and a baby boom that…

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  • Tree Growth And Urbanization

    considered in urban tree growth are effects of trees on society, the rate of growth of trees in the wild, and the influence of urbanization on trees. (Gellar, Thomas & Nation Research Council 2013; Gregg, Jones & Dawson, 2013; Texas Parks and Wildlife Department [TPWD]) It is hypothesized that urbanization will negatively affect rate of growth in trees. The following literature reviews will attempt to support and oppose the…

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  • Urban Governance Case Study

    1. Introduction Urban governance is defined as a system of how local, regional and national government and relevant stakeholders manage, plan and finance urban environment (Devas et al., 2004). Cote (2014) argued that urban governance is responsible for 1. Developing the spatial and social character of urban areas, 2. Providing and ensuring equal distribution of public services 3. Allocation of resources and environmental monitoring 4. Promoting public in decision-making. Such…

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  • Vivacious City Life Vs Boring Country Life Analysis

    Vivacious City Life vs Boring Country Life A rural area is classified as a town with fewer than 1,000 people per 2.6 square kilometers, and surrounding areas with fewer than 500 people per 2.6 square kilometers (“Rural Area”). This means that rural areas have people and buildings that are few and far between. An urban area, on the other hand, has homes and businesses located very close to one another in a small area (“Rural Area”). Cities are filled with more job opportunities, filled with more…

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  • Zoning In America Essay

    public? Jefferson himself claimed that living in rural areas granted Americans, “health, virtue, and freedom.” This form of anti-urban bias transformed into the preference of owning one 's own land and eventually the single family home ideal. Single family homes are the number one priority in the United States, a position that is not echoed by any other country. Housing ideals lead to practices like zoning, that keep homes out of harmful areas of industry or waste, as well as protecting land…

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  • Urbanisation In The 19th Century

    “Urbanisation is not about simply increasing the number of urban residents or expanding the area of cities.” – Li Keqiang, Premier of People’s Republic of China (Independent, 2012) In nineteenth century, England has faced an enormous and rapid growth of urban population. In-migrants, people from rural areas of England and Wales, were moving to larger, industrial cities, such as London, Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester. In one century, the population of London, for example, increased from…

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  • FARC And The Cuban Revolution

    of foreign investment, the FARC grew from a grassroots socialist movement into the most powerful guerilla organization in Latin America. The rise to power was wrought with brutality, fear, and illegal drugs. The Colombian people in rural and remote areas once prided themselves on the continuation of the FARC for decades but by the…

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