Web Resources

International Land Coalition (ILC)

The ILC is a global alliance of intergovernmental, governmental and civil-society organizations that works together with the rural poor to secure their access to natural resources, especially land, and to enable them to participate directly in policy... Link | Read more...

Land Tenure Center

The Land Tenure Center at the University of Wisconsin is a leading institution on land policy throughout the world. Research programmes focus on land tenure, land use, agrarian reform, land markets, legislative drafting, registration and titling,... | Read more...

Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI)

The GSDI Association is a global network whose purpose is to promote international cooperation in support of local, national and international spatial data infrastructure developments that will allow nations to better address social, economic and environmental issues. Link | Read more...

International Office of Cadastre and Land Records (OICRF)

The OICRF, a permanent institution of the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), serves as a study and documentation centre for cadastre, land administration and affiliated fields of interest, and offers information about legal, administrative, organizational and institutional matters. Link | Read more...

World Bank Land Policy and Administration Network

The World Bank Land Policy and Administration Network focuses on policy related to land tenure, land access, land titling and administration. The Network's website contains a series of research papers and a project database for researchers, policymakers and practitioners. Link | Read more...

FAO Land Tenure Service

The FAO Land Tenure Service of the Sustainable Development Department includes a library of research papers and links to the FAO Land Reform Bulletin. | Read more...

FAOLEX

The FAO Legal Office website includes FAOLEX, a searchable database of treaties, laws and regulations on food, agriculture and renewable natural resources worldwide, including land legislation. Link | Read more...

UN-HABITAT Land and Tenure Section

The Land and Tenure Section (formerly the Land Management Programme), aims to build and share knowledge on those land management systems, policies, laws and practices that help achieve adequate shelter and security of tenure for all, particularly for women. Link | Read more...

UN-HABITAT Best Practices Database

The Best Practices Database contains proven solutions to common social, economic and environmental problems of an urbanizing and globalizing world. Over 1600 practices from 140 countries demonstrate practical ways in which public, private and civil... Link | Read more...

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

IDRC's Conflict over Natural Resources dossier explores the socio-economic, cultural, and political factors that contribute to conflicts over natural resources. It includes information about projects supported by IDRC in this area, publications, and links. Link | Read more...

International Association for the Study of Common Property (IASCP)

The IASCP, at the University of Indiana, encourages the exchange of knowledge among diverse disciplines, areas and resource types to foster mutual exchange of scholarship and practical experience concerning (land) property rights. | Read more...

Digital Library of the Commons (DLC)

The DLC, maintained by the University of Indiana, is a gateway to the international literature on the commons, or the world's collective resources such as land and water. The DLC website contains an archive of conference papers, dissertations, working papers and reports. Link | Read more...

Rural Development Institute (RDI)

RDI is a non-profit organization of attorneys helping the rural poor in developing countries obtain legal rights to land. RDI attorneys are experts in land law and policy who work with governments of developing countries, foreign aid agencies and other... Link | Read more...

CGIAR System-Wide Initiative on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi)

CAPRi is an initiative to foster research and promote collaboration on institutional aspects of natural resource management among the CGIAR's Future Harvest Centers and National Agricultural Research Institutes. Link | Read more...

Participatory Avenues: Integrated Approaches to Participatory Development (IAPAD)

IAPAD encourages the adoption of participatory methods for mapping and land use planning to improve community-based land administration and natural resource management. The organization serves as an international meeting point for practitioners in... Link | Read more...

GhostDigest

GhostDigest offers a 'bird's-eye view' of what's happening in the land information conveyancing profession. The website includes articles on land information technology and how it can benefit conveyancers. Link | Read more...

Internet Portal for Surveyors

The Internet Portal for Surveyors is primarily of interest to land surveyors for its message boards and chatroom services. | Read more...

Geomaticien

Ce site consacré à la géomatique comprend des forums, un portail, des rubriques programmation, géodésie, météo, des cartes, etc. Link | Read more...

GIS Development

GIS Development is a comprehensive portal site offering access to everything you ever wanted to know about GIS/GPS applications in Asia. The 'Applications' page lists resources, research reports and project case studies related to agriculture, land... Link | Read more...

Open GIS Consortium (OGC)

The OGC is a non-profit international trade association that is leading the development of geo-processing computing standards. OGC works with government, private industry, and academia to create open and extensible software application programming interfaces for GIS and other technologies. Link | Read more...

Geography Network

This global network of geographic information users and providers is managed and maintained by ESRI, the world leader in the GIS industry, to promote the sharing and discovery of geographic information and services, and to support the vision of a... | Read more...

International Land Systems (ILS)

International Land Systems (ILS) is an IT company that creates customized software and Internet solutions for geospatial and land-based applications, such as title registration systems, deeds recording systems and land information systems (LIS). | Read more...

GEOMAPS AFRICA

GEOMAPS AFRICA provides professional and comprehensive support to geomatics engineering and geographic information services in East and Central Africa. The company provides land survey maps based on technologies such as digital photogrammetric mapping,... Link | Read more...

Changes in Land Access, Institutions and Markets (CLAIMS)

CLAIMS is a research programme coordinated by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and financed by the EU that aims to improve understanding of the dynamics behind land and natural resource management in West Africa and... | Read more...

Land Rights in Africa

Maintained by Oxfam, the Land Rights in Africa website includes a series of papers about land tenure issues in Africa, as well as links to other relevant internet resources. Link | Read more...

Spatial Data Infrastructure Newsletters

Three SDI Newsletters (for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia and the Pacific) are published by the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) Association and available free online for anyone interested in GIS, remote sensing, and data management issues. | Read more...

Resources Conflict Institute (RECONCILE)

RECONCILE is a regional policy research organization based in Kenya that conducts research in environment and natural resource conflicts. RECONCILE has studied pastoralism, agriculture, forestry and fisheries tm areas where land rights are the bottom... Link | Read more...

Zimbabwean Regional Environment Organization (ZERO)

ZERO, a research and information centre on land issues, promotes a policy environment for both rural and urban disadvantaged women, men and youth that will enable them to manage and utilize land and land-based resources through awareness raising,... | Read more...

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