The Cadasta Platform is designed to document the relationship between people and the land and resources they rely on. The platform creates a digital record of land and resource rights that can help efforts to:
One third of the people on the planet, from urban shanty town residents to rural smallholder farmers, have no documented right to the land they rely on. Their undocumented rights to land and resources leave them vulnerable to displacement, marginalizes them, and traps them in poverty.
The land rights sector and governments should explore how local land administrations systems can avoid the pitfalls of national systems.
Cadasta’s newest infographic illustrates one of the bottlenecks that frustrate conventional approaches to securing land rights — the shortage of surveyors where they are needed most.