A surveyor is a professional person with the academic qualifications and technical expertise to practise the science of measurement; to assemble and assess land and geographic related information.

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Villagers in Kinywang’anga celebrate the completion of land registration efforts in their community. USAID
11 May 2017
Tanzania

How two villages are working to redefine the future of land registration.

India

By: Rina Chandran
Date: September 6th 2016
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India will nearly double the budget and extend the deadline for a programme to digitise land records as states struggle to survey land and property, large chunks of which have not been mapped in a century, a senior official said.

Malawi

By: Malawi News Agency
Date: August 1st 2016
Source: AllAfrica.com / Malawi News Agency

The recent budget sitting passed land administration related bills which have raised controversy and at times outright misinformation. The Minister of Information, Communications Technology and Civic Education, PATRICIA KALIATI, provides some insights into the pieces of legislation and other related matters.

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International professional body

FIG is the premier international organization representing the interests of surveyors worldwide. It is a federation of the national member associations and covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community. It provides an international forum for discussion and development aiming to promote professional practice and standards.

Governmental institution

The Netherlands’ Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency – in short Kadaster – collects and registers administrative and spatial data on property and the rights involved. This also goes for ships, aircraft and telecom networks. Doing so, Kadaster protects legal certainty. We are also responsible for national mapping and maintenance of the national reference coordinate system. Furthermore, we are an advisory body for land-use issues and national spatial data infrastructures.

Land Journal RICS (Land Journal RICS)

Journal

The Land Journal is published six times a year for members of the Rural, Geomatics, Minerals & Waste Management, Environment, and Planning & Development professional groups.

The journal emphasises the crossovers in these practice areas and their global nature, with articles contributed by experts from all over the world.

Current and recent issues of Land Journal can be downloaded below. Earlier archived issues can be obtained from our library (e library@rics.org).

 

Governmental institution

Mission


To facilitate efficient land administration and management, acess to adequate and affordable housing, social and physical infrastructure for national development

Vision


To be a globally competitive organization in sustainable management of Land and built environment

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