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I have worked for more than 14 years in the geospatial industry collecting, analyzing, and managing data of all sorts, including traffic information and imagery collected in the field from planes and drones. Whether managing data on traffic or natural resources, finding a way to present data so that people can understand it and derive...
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The Theory When we set out to build Cadasta in 2015, our goal was to make it easier than ever to digitize and modernize the land and property rights documentation process. With many parts of the world lacking a fully digital and easily accessible database of land and property rights, most land and property rights...
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Through the project “Maji Ya Amani”, Water for Peace in Swahili, ZOA International intends to revive an existing irrigation scheme created in the nineteen fifties (1950’s) in Luberizi, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It is acknowledged that improving the land through irrigation will result in an increase in land value and potential speculation,...
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Efforts to improve the agricultural production of hundreds of millions of subsistence farmers around the world like Liberia’s Kou Berpa have – for the most part – focused on the usual trifecta: improving her access to technology, quality inputs, and markets. But there is a growing body of research that suggests these efforts are missing...
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Which human rights are the most important? Ask this question in a developed economy and you will likely hear: the right to freedom of speech, religious freedom, or the right to freedom from discrimination and so on. Rarely, if ever, will this list include land and property rights — even though this right is the foundation of...
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