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document providing the legal and/or administrative facts on which the land administration object (right, restriction, responsibility, basic administrative unit, party, or spatial unit) is based on

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Reports & Research
July 2021
Papua New Guinea

Customary land is increasingly recognised as an important governance issue in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
The aim of this paper is to identify challenges associated with land administration, land governance and land
dispute resolution in PNG as perceived by stakeholders; and to find potential strategies for promoting bankable

LAND-at-scale Zimbabwe
Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2021

In this onepager, you can find details on the LAND-at-scale project in Zimbabwe. This project is implemented by FAO and BEAT, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise Agency. 

-- This project was discontinued in 2022 -- 

The State of Land Information in South Africa
Reports & Research
November 2020
Southern Africa

What is the state of land information in South Africa? Is there really a lack of land data to support decisions and to improve land governance? This was the point of departure that a team of specialists grappled with to uncover the many different sources of land data and information available in South Africa.

Land Administration, Land Governance Institutions, and COVID-19
Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2020

In the six months since the coronavirus began its global spread, more than 15 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and more than 600,000 have perished, causing governments around the world to institute lockdowns and shut down businesses while entire industries have been devastated.

Best Practices in Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP)
Reports & Research
July 2020

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but its growth potential can be further enhanced by improving the land governance system in the country. The manual system of maintenance and updation of land records practiced earlier resulted in poor and outdated land records. As a result, nearly two-thirds of all pending cases in Indian courts were related to property disputes.

A Preliminary Study on The Formation of Land Legislation and Cadastre System in Sarawak, Malaysia
Peer-reviewed publication
May 2019

Recent decades have witnessed a perceptible impact of land policy and cadastre on the urbanisation around the globe. Land legislation and cadastre system are the tools and mechanisms in order to achieve the objectives of land policy in delivering sustainable development.

Efficient and Effective Land Reservation Implementation for Good-Governance in LAS
Peer-reviewed publication
May 2018
Brunei Darussalam

The debate over governance is something that will not pass overtime or become outdated. Governance in its essence is significant to ensure proper and sustainable development. Efficiency and effectiveness in management on the other part is vital in ensuring good-governance continuity especially to those dependent on governance institutions.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2017

The most important international a world-level document defining the policy of protecting land and soil is the UN Convention «On combating desertification/land degradation in countries experiencing drought and/or desertification». Latvia acceded to this Convention in 2002, undertaking to implement it requirements.

Enhancing Public Sector Performance
Reports & Research
November 2017

This report is part of the series focusing on documenting the lessons from Malaysia for other developing countries in improving their public-sector management.