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cadastral register

The term cadastral register may include registers for any of the different types of cadastral systems identified in the definition of cadastres.

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Institutional & promotional materials
September 2019
Global

This brochure presents the approach and core activities of GIZ Global Program on Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP). The GPRLP is active in Benin, Ethiopia, Laos, Madagascar, Paraguay, Peru and Uganda.

Tech and Transparency: democratising data and empowering communities with cutting-edge technologies
Reports & Research
August 2019
Tanzania
Jamaica
Global

lack of transparency in the land and property sector prevents individuals, communities and governments from unlocking the value of the property as an asset, and undermines policies and legal frameworks that aim to provide land tenure security, potentially leading to a misallocation of rights.

Reports & Research
February 2019
Spain

Crowd sourced information submitted anonymously from the students of the class of 2017-2020 of the European Law School Programme from Maastricht University Faculty of Law.

StateofOpenData
Journal Articles & Books
February 2019
Global

Key points

  • Global availability of land ownership and land deals data is patchy, but, when available, it has been used by individual citizens, entrepreneurs, civil society, and journalists.

Reports & Research
July 2018
Sierra Leone
Scotland

In many countries, unidentified private individuals and legal entities obtain significant economic benefits from land. This lack of transparency can make it harder for affected communities and governments to hold them accountable for land use decision-making and any sort of violation they commit.

The Necessity for Open Data on land and property rights
Policy Papers & Briefs
April 2018
Global

Data and information on land are fundamental for enabling smallholder farmers to gain secure access and control over their land, which provides the basis for investing in their operations.
This briefing paper outlines the importance and benefits of increasing the availability and accessibility of land information in support of improved food security and nutrition.

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