Social impacts of land development

an initial approach for estimating impacts on neighborhood usages and perceptions
  • 144 Pages
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  • English
Urban Institute , Washington
Real estate development -- Social aspects -- United St


United St

StatementKathleen Christensen.
LC ClassificationsHD257 .C49
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 144 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4898029M
LC Control Number76040755

Social impacts of land development: an initial approach for estimating impacts on neighborhood usages and perceptions / by Christensen, K. (Kathleen)Pages: Social impacts of land development: an initial approach for estimating impacts on neighborhood usages and perceptions.

tenure-related social impacts, in turn, can undermine the development intervention’s original objectives, and reduce public support for development institutions and activities.

This brief highlights issues of rural land tenure-related social impacts and their importance and relevance to the work of USAID.

Land tenure refers to the relationship, whether legally or customarily defined, among people – as individuals or groups – with respect to land (FAO ). The social impacts of development, in turn, may be defined as intended or unintended social consequences, both positive and negative, of planned development interventions (Vancley et al.

term planning and distorts prices for land and services. It has a direct impact on investment at the settlement level and reinforces poverty and social exclusion from the point of view of governments, insecure tenure also has a negative impact on local taxation and on property and economic activities.

Socioeconomic Impacts of Land–Use Changes • Conversion of farmland and forests to urban development reduces the amount of land available for food and timber production • Soil erosion, salinization, desertification, and other soil degradations associated with agricultural production and deforestation reduce land quality and.

THE LAND AND THE DEVELOPMENT or The Turmoil and the Torment BY SIR DESMOND HEAP LL.M., D. sometime Comptroller and City Solicitor to the Corporation of London, Past President of the Law Society, member of the Council of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, of the member Council and Past President of the Royal Town Planning File Size: 4MB.

Economic factors define a range of variables that have a direct impact on the decision making by land managers. Technology can affect labor market and operational processes on land. Demographic factors, such as increase and decrease of population, and migration patterns have a large impact on Social impacts of land development book by: 7.

Whilst land reclamation receives increasing attention as a feasible urban solution for coastal development, conclusions on the social and economic effects. Development Land Use Changes: Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts JunJie Wu, Ph.D.* Oregon State University Major land-use changes have occurred in the United States during the past 25 years.

The total area of cropland, pastureland and range-land decreased by 76 million acres in the contiguous 48 states from. assist the development of land administration systems in the ECE member states.

It has undertaken Land Administration Reviews in Armenia, Page 2 Social and Economic Benefits of Good Land Administration Social and Economic Benefits of Good Land Administration Page Size: 1MB.

BOREAL ENV. RES. Vol. 9 • Assessing social impacts of urban land-use plans plan, as well as with the nature of the community in which the project is located. For example, in urban planning the focus and content of SIA can be very different whether the plan is new con-cerning area, development of a city centre, urban.

The paper in effect examines the socio-economic implications of the land that was gazetted for acquisition by assessing its quality, the extent of multiple farm ownership, the use of such land, the social features of the identified farms and the potential economic impact of acquiring this land.

Mining activities are the integral part of societal development. However, the mitigation of mine impacted environmental and social issues warrant a corrective action supported by appropriate post-closure management strategies.

By managing environmental impacts. The Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts of Resort Development and Tourism on Native Hawaiians JON MATSUOKA and TERRY KELLY University of Hawaii School of Social Work Hawaii is currently undergoing major changes associated with land and industrial development.

A shift in focus from agriculture to tourism. Cite this chapter as: Kharin N. () Political, Economic and Social Impact of Land Degradation During the Soviet Period. In: Vegetation Degradation in Central Asia under the Impact Author: Nikolai Kharin. The International Journal of Community and Social Development encourages authors to include a declaration of any conflicting interests and recommends you review the good practice guidelines on the SAGE Journal Author Gateway.

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Publication ethics SAGE is committed to upholding the integrity of the academic record. The social impacts of removing communities or clearing land in order to operate are even more powerful.

So the social impact of a large dam or other major infrastructure projects may be profound. Suggested Citation: "8 Conclusions and Recommendations." Transportation Research Board and National Research Council. Assessing and Managing the Ecological Impacts of Paved Roads.

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / data and environmental monitoring, and to provide guidance for future environmental management.

Economic, social and environmental impact of land consolidation in Galicia Article in Land Use Policy 19(2) April with Reads How we measure 'reads'. New report reveals the environmental and social impact of the 'livestock revolution' production worldwide and occupy more than one-fourth of the Earth's land.

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and Development. Social and Political Impacts Evidence suggests that epidemics and pandemics can have significant social and political consequences, creating clashes between states and citizens, eroding state capacity, driving population displacement, and heightening social tension and discrimination (Price-Smith ).Cited by: 4.

development activities on water, air, land, fl ora and fauna). In recent years, the impacts of industrial development on society, culture and diff erent forms of economic activity have gained equal importance in EIA. SEIA can identify and distinguish numerous measurable impacts of a proposed development but not every impact may be signifi Size: 2MB.

Land use-related impacts and environmental impacts affecting human health and human rights appear to be the most concerning social aspects in the mining sector.

Benefits from income and employment are, instead, the main positive impacts identified in the screened by: Reduced agricultural value of land affected. Permanent soil erosion. Making it impossible to recover on the land more heavily impacted by the dust bowl.

Cities and counties that endured the dust bowl, suffered a decrease in population as there was heavy migration. The design choices we make in our homes, schools, workplaces, communities, and transportation systems can have major effects on health,1 which is defined by the World Health Organization as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”2 A healthy community protects and improves the quality of life for its Cited by: of the impact of such policies is, however, scant and often contradictory.

This paper uses panel household data from India, together with state-level variation in This paper—a product of the Sustainable Rural and Urban Development Team, Development Research Group—is part of a larger effort in the group to assess the impact of land Size: KB.

highlight possible social impacts of mining development. For the purposes of this report, social impacts are defined as effects on the well‐being of individuals, households, and communities and includes in its examination local residents and Size: 2MB.

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Miloon Kothari and Shivani Chaudhry. One of the pillars of sustainable development is the right to adequate housing and land. However some billion people are currently living in sub-standard housing, million are homeless, and around a quarter of the world’s population is estimated to be landless.

Impacts on People Social impacts and public perception Noise and vibration Pollution Visual impacts Construction III. Impacts on Resources Resource use and route selection Residential, commercial and productive land Nature conservation Heritage and amenity Railways in scenic landscape Environmental evaluation of land resources ng for.

The environment would take an impact from mining, the land would become cultivated and all farmed. The buffalo population would go almost entirely extinct. Economically the country would excel and succeed. The incoming of many immigrants and growing industries of farming and mining would accel the economy.forms of land degradation.

Recent trends on global demand for food and bioenergy change – which are closely linked to food and energy price spikes and volatility – have raised concerns on the impact of LUCC change on biodiversity and other environmental impacts.

Additionally, LUCC change could lead to natural resource degradation – which.Issues and impacts What happens when infrastructure is done badly?

In rich countries like ours, we tend to take infrastructure for granted. That is, until it negatively impacts on our lives.

The obvious examples here being public transport strikes or road construction works.