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March 20, 2017
As more than 1,000 global leaders in land rights gather in Washington DC this week for the annual World Bank Land and Poverty conference, there will, no doubt, be much discussion focused on gathering data to measure global progress towards documenting and strengthening land rights for all women and men. But it is critical for...
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At the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, the pre-eminent event in the global land tenure sector, Cadasta staff will present three papers to conference attendees. The papers are: Thinking Local: Can Local Land Administration Systems Avoid the Pitfalls of National Land Systems Mapping as Empowerment: Lessons from a Year of Participatory Community Mapping...
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An estimated 70 percent of land in emerging economies is undocumented. In rural areas, from Chad to Cambodia, a majority of smallholders farm without the security of having legal rights to their land. In urban areas, from Delhi to Durban, an estimated 25 percent of residents live in homes to which they have no documented...
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