Issue 27: Participatory GIS

Links

ESRI

ESRI is a leading developer of geographic information system (GIS) technology and offers a wide variety of resources for practitioners engaged in land-related issues, including free GIS software, demos, geographic data, user scripts and several newsletters and publications for GIS users. Link | Read more...

Trinidad and Tobago: Land Adjudication and Registration Programme (LARP)

Facilitated by a loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), LARP aims to improve the reliability of the real property rights system in Trinidad and Tobago and the recording and registration of these rights and interests in a digital land registry system. | Read more...

Mozambique: Land Information Management System Infrastructure (LIMS)

Case study of LIMS, a project of the National Directorate of Geography and Cadastre (Dinageca) to convert existing land use and tenure data in Mozambique from paper into digital format, and to make land information and digital maps from the system accessible via the Internet. Link | Read more...

Botswana: Improving Land Information Management in Tribal Lands

This cases study addresses land information management in rural lands in Botswana, where most of the land holding is passed on from generation to generation. The study reviews the land information systems that are currently applied (Botswana Land... Link | Read more...

British Virgin Islands National GIS (BVINGIS)

BVINGIS is a cooperative developmental effort amongst government departments and statutory bodies who are working together to create a comprehensive centralized GIS for the territory. Currently, the National GIS is working to promote the concept and... | Read more...

Belize: Cadastral Surveying and Land Tenure Clarification

Since January 2003, experts from Swedesurvey AB, a Swedish state-owned company specialized in land management and use of geospatial data, is working for the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment in Belize. | Read more...

Guyana: Land surveying for Guyana’s Land Administration Support Programme (GLASP)

During 2003-2005, HTSEP, a UK-based Consultancy, assisted the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) in an ongoing land title survey and registration project. The assignment involved the introduction of a full range of modern techniques such as... | Read more...

Jamaica: Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP)

In the fiscal year 2004/2005, Jamaica's Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP) received $97 million to continue to promote efficient administration and management and to rationalize the use of land and land-based resources. | Read more...

Trinidad and Tobago: Creation of a parcel index map in Trinidad and Tobago

Assisted by the Danish consulting group COWI, the government of Trinidad and Tobago is engaged in an effort to improve its land administration activities. The project consists of three different phases; in the first phase, analogue maps with cadastral... | Read more...

Guinea -Bissau: Development of Land Tenure Registration in Rural Areas

Since Parliament approved a new Land Law in March 1998, the Government of Guinea-Bissau has embarked on a project to improve land tenure registration and administration in rural areas, assisted by Kampsax, a subsidiary of the Danish consulting group COWI. Link | Read more...

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