The project is a twinning-like cooperation to build capacity of the National Agency of Public Registry to provide efficient, transparent and cost-effective services according to unified strategic guidelines and technical standards and with reliable real property information, in order to build a well-functioning land administration, including secured property rights and a rational use of land
This list of countries is where an Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) has been COMPLETED.
The LGAF is a diagnostic tool that is implemented at the local level in a collaborative fashion, that addresses the need for guidance to diagnose and benchmark land governance, and that is intended to help countries prioritize reforms and monitor progress over time.
The project aims to improve agricultural production and access to markets for 6,000 small and medium-scale farmers households and rural enterprises in eastern, central and western Georgia supported by the project, by increasing the competitiveness of selected supply chains; strengthening the delivery of rural financial services and of the financial intermediaries; and by modernizing key institu
The project will finance a pilot phase of a land registration program to redefine and test the policies and procedures for registration of agricultural land, which would allow the majority of existing land ownership rights to be registered (regularization).
The pilot would inform the design of a national land registration program (not funded under the project).
USAID’s Economic Prosperity Initiative (EPI) supported a working group to develop the Land Registration Strategy and Action Plan. The draft strategy addresses the need to establish policies that deal effectively with all types of owners who received land as part of the original land privatization process.