Reports

  • ‘Are the government’s climate crisis proposals just a lot of hot air?’, RTPI, Plan The World We Need Blog, June 2020. Read                                                                                   
  • ‘Efficient governance of land: an impending global change’, Land Policy BULLETIN, Issue: 15, November 2019. Read
  • ‘Legitimate Land Tenure and Property Rights: Fostering Compliance and Development Outcomes’  with James Mitchell, Luke Kozumbo, Clive English and Richard Baldwin, Rapid Evidence Assessment, DFID, August, 2015. Read
  • Promoting Affordable Housing in Changning District, Shangai, 2014. Read
  • Uganda: Urban Housing Sector Profile (UN Habitat), May 2014. Read
  • ‘Land Tenure in Urban Environments’ USAID Issue Brief, with Piaskowy, Anthony and Kuritz, Lauren: March 2014.
  • Issue Brief: Land Tenure in Urban Environments, March 2014. Read
  • ‘HOLDING ON – Security of Tenure: Types, Policies, Practices and Challenges’ Geoffrey Payne and Alain Durand-Lasserve, Research paper prepared for the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, October, 2012. Read
  • To Have and To Hold: improving access to land with tenure security, April 2011. Read
  • Short Learning Note on Land Markets and Regulation, January 2010. Read
  • ‘Debate and Pro-Poor Outcomes When Regularising Informal Lands: Urban and Peri-Urban Areas’, Geoffrey Payne, Alain Durand-Lasserve  and Carole Rakodi, UNDP Discussion Paper 9, Oslo Governance Centre, March, 2009.
  • International Review of Land Titling Programmes Geoffrey Payne, Alain Durand-Lasserve and Carole Rakodi, UN HABITAT, 2009. Read
  • Uganda Housing Profile, UN HABITAT, 2009. Read
  • Titling Research – Full Synthesis Report – South Africa & Senegal, May 2008. Read
  • Titling Research, Appendix A, the Senegal Case Study Report, May 2008. Read
  • Land Tenure Security and Land Administration in Bangladesh, May 2008. Read
  • Titling Research, Preface and Executive Summary, May 2008. Read
  • The Social and Economic Impact of Land Titling in Selected Settlements in Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Area: South African case study report, February 2008. Read
  • Increasing Tenure Security and Options for New Housing in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, November, 2004. Read
  • ‘Safe as Houses?: Securing urban land tenure and property rights (Editor and contributor) Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, October, 2003. Read
  • Innovative Approaches to Secure Tenure for the Urban Poor, GPA, June 2001. Read
  • Urban Land Tenure and Property Rights in Developing Countries: Lit Review, ODA (now DFID), 1996. Read
  • Overview report on `Metropolitan Planning and Management in the Developing World: Spatial Decentralization Policy in Bombay and Cairo’ United Nations Centre for Human Settlements, Nairobi, 1993.       
  • Experience with the Project Approach to Shelter Delivery for the Poor’ prepared for the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat), 1993.  
  • `Urban Land Tenure and Property Rights’ Paper prepared for the World Bank, 1991. 
  • `Training Needs Assessment for Human Settlements in India’ (2 vols) Overseas Development Administration, UK, 1988.                  
  • `Project Appraisal and Policy Recommendations for Urban Settlements Provision’, submitted to Department of Urban Development, Government of Papua New Guinea 1982.    
  • `Ankara: Housing and Planning in an Expanding City’, research report prepared for the Social Science Research Council (three volumes) mimeo 1977.
  • `Squatter Housing and Urban Growth in India’, report prepared for the SSRC 1973.