Issue 17: Land tenure

Links

Global: Land Alliances for National Development (LAND)

Land Alliances for National Development (LAND) aims to establish and/or strengthen existing multi-stakeholder alliances, and to empower the rural poor by increasing their access to productive assets, especially land, water and common property resources,... | Read more...

India: BHOOMI

BHOOMI (Bhoo Dhakilegala Milige, or Land Record Shop) is an e-governance initiative of the government of India and UNDP to computerize the land records of 6.7 million landowners in 176 taluks (a group of villages organized for revenue purposes) in Karnataka. Link | Read more...

South Africa: South African Department of Land Affairs (SADLA)

The South African Department of Land Affairs (SADLA) provides access to (information on) land and extends rights in land, with particular emphasis on previously disadvantaged communities. SADLA comprises a number of directorates: • The Chief... | Read more...

LANDnet AFRICA

LANDnet AFRICA is an Africa-wide network (offline and online) for governments, practitioners and policymakers at national and regional levels. | Read more...

International Land Coalition (ILC)

The ILC is the most important global alliance that works together with the rural poor to secure their access to land. | Read more...

Africa: LANDnet AFRICA

LANDnet AFRICA is an Africa-wide network (offline and online) for governments, practitioners and policymakers at national and regional levels. The network promotes people-centred land policies, laws and structures, focusing on land policy and legislation,... | Read more...

Kenya: Information Technology Standards Association (ITSA)

The Information Technology Standards Association (ITSA) has launched a pilot project on Electronic Graft Management (EGM) to increase public awareness of and encourage public participation in fighting corruption in, among other things, land title and deed transactions. Link | Read more...

Caribbean: LandNet Americas

LandNet Americas supports the numerous efforts to reform property rights systems throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. This website offers a bulletin board and discussion forum to facilitate dialogue and sharing of experiences, and access to a... Link | Read more...

Caribbean: Respondanet

Respondanet is a bilingual website of the Americas' Accountability/Anti-Corruption Project (AAA) sponsored by USAID. The site offers documents, surveys and reports on accountability and anti-corruption initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean,... | Read more...

Guyana: Protecting indigenous people’s land and resource rights in the Upper Mazaruni River Basin

Protecting indigenous people's land and resource rights in the Upper Mazaruni River Basin, a project of the Amerindian Peoples' Association (APA), is supporting the poorest sector of society, the indigenous peoples, in securing ownership and other... | Read more...

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