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2011-06-09 23:01:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is now publishing selected titles as eBooks, available through Amazon's Kindle Store, as part of an ongoing initiative to broaden the availability of publications across multiple platforms. "We seek to make our timely research available in a variety of formats, taking advantage of the advances in electronic publishing and the convenience of eReaders," said Gregory K.

2011-05-17 23:00:00

Sixth Annual Land Policy Conference is May 22-24 in Cambridge, Mass. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The use of value capture to finance local infrastructure, transportation projects, and urban redevelopment is the topic of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's 6th annual Land Policy Conference at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge May 22-24. The concept of value capture is based on engaging the private sector to contribute to the cost of major infrastructure and...

2011-05-10 06:05:00

Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America looks at awarding titles, upgrading CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today one out of four urban residents in Latin America lives in a dwelling that does not have a legal title, or lacks urban services such as water and sanitation, or is constructed in a precarious location.

2010-09-16 11:04:00

Alternatives to the "tragedy of the commons" detailed for managing natural resources CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Prize winners Douglass C. North, Elinor Ostrom, and Thomas C.

2010-05-17 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The intersection of land and environmental policy - including the question of where to put wind and solar farms, adaptation to climate change, the relationship between urban form and vehicle miles traveled, and green building standards for entire neighborhoods - will be the subject of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's 5th annual Land Policy Conference May 23-25. Bruce Babbitt, former governor of Arizona and interior secretary, will be the keynote...

2010-04-14 12:20:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of non-profit leaders will highlight a new, ground-up, collaborative approach for the conservation of large landscapes - ecosystems, watersheds and wildlife corridors that involve multiple jurisdictions and land ownership -- at the White House Conference on America's Great Outdoors Friday, April 16, 2010 in Washington D.C. The conference [http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq/Press_Releases/March_26_2010], centered on...

2010-04-01 11:37:00

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in major conference on global cities RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of Latin American nations, in consultation with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, vowed to address climate change in the urban development of low-income areas, issuing a statement at UN-HABITAT's Fifth World Urban Forum. The Contribution of the Americas to the World Urban Forum, which includes a set of policy recommendations for national and local...

2010-03-09 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bringing expertise and experience in land use, climate change, and informal settlement, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will participate in the World Urban Forum 5 in Rio de Janeiro March 22-26. The World Urban Forum is a biennial event organized by UN-HABITAT to focus on rapid urbanization worldwide, and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policy.


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