Past and present difficulties in cadastral surveys and land registration | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
novembre 1970
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
uneca:10855/9960
Pages: 
8

Land is the raw material of nearly all wealth, but neither the development nor the administration of any plot of land can be planned economically or carried out efficiently without complete and accurate knowledge of its size, its boundaries, its neighbors, its owners and the natural and artificial features within its borders. It follows that surveying and registration become operations of fundamental importance and a necessary preliminary to economic development of any and every scheme; schemes which meet the prime necessity of developing the Country's natural resources as rapidly as possible and which eventually ensure that the country can support the highest standard of living for all those elements which make up its population, such schemes which revive the dying areas and thus bring new life and prospects to people who live within their influence. Without some action of this kind, vast areas of our country would have remained a wilderness incapable of supporting even a minimum standard of living.

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The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC; French: Conseil économique et social des Nations unies, CESNU) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic and social fields of the organisation, specifically in regards to the 15 specialised agencies, the eight functional commissions and the five regional commissions under its jurisdiction.

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