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Land as a Cash Machine: The case of Lebanon


The paper presents a brief historical overview to help understand the processes that led to the current controversies in land management in Lebanon. The basis of land property and cadastral registry with the legal framework is briefly explained addressing questions of how private property took form. The socioeconomic section looks at the main causes and impacts of the financialisation of lands in post-war Lebanon, highlighting the role of warped taxation schemes and regulations.
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hal-03935424 , version 1 (11-01-2023)


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Petra Samaha. Land as a Cash Machine: The case of Lebanon. United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat); GLTN’s Arab Land Initiative. 2022, 23 p. ⟨hal-03935424⟩
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