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Corruption in land governance is commonly defined as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain while carrying out the functions of land administration and land management. When land investors target countries with weak governance, the risk of corruption is high. Likewise, corruption is more likely to occur when local elites are able to manipulate their country’s land governance systems for their own benefit. 

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The world at a glance: incidence of bribing in the land sector

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This indicator measures the weghted proportion (%) of respondants who have been requested to paid a bribe, among those who contacted land services.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 ha

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7 Enero 2019
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Walter Obdulio Mendoza Matta junto con sus hijos enfrenta un debate por la supuesta usurpación de terrenos que fueron otorgados a campesinos.

 

El Tribunal de Mayor Riesgo B, integrado por Irma Valdés, María Castellanos y Elia Perdomo, iniciaron un juicio contra diez personas señaladas en la presunta usurpación de 28 fincas en Petén, denominado caso Génesis.

 

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La Fiscalía Penal de Ucayali y la Policía Anticorrupción allanaron la Dirección Regional Agraria y detuvieron a su director y otro funcionario por el delito de banda criminal relacionado con entrega ilegal de predios.

 

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