Partner Reviews

Aso Manos Negra

“Cadasta is respectful of the principles of our organizations and processes and beyond the technical exercise, we have received good and friendly support.”

Yolanda Garcia, Founder and Leader of Aso Manos Negra

“The Cadasta Platform has been useful for us to structure the relevant information, identify the resources and communities needed in the process in a timely way, and make our work visible to help manage our projects.”

Yolanda Garcia, Founder and Leader of Aso Manos Negra

“The ability to let people know what we do and manage the privacy and confidentiality of our, and also the fact that the platform is free, otherwise we could not afford to access these kind of resources.”

Yolanda Garcia, Founder and Leader of Aso Manos Negra

“Youth volunteers are helping women landowners identify their land parcels to better understand their land ownership documentation, which is important for women’s empowerment. Training provided by Cadasta helped the youth volunteers with knowledge that enabled them to map their land using the GeoODK app. The prepared map will help the women landowners secure their land rights.”

Lipi Rahman, Executive Director, Badabon Sangho

“We would like to prepare a database of all the single women landowners of the project area and provide a map of their land so that they can use it to protect their property. Cadasta helped us a lot to achieve our goal with their technical knowledge on mapping and by storing the surveyed information in their platform. I am hopeful that with Cadasta’s help we can come to a solution for the problems that single women landowner’s face in Bangladesh.”

Zannat Ara Ghani, Programme Associate, Badabon Sangho


“Working with the Cadasta Foundation has allowed us to significantly improve the delivery of our project in South Sumatra. The tools are intuitive and easy to use, yet allow for a variety of applications and analyses, and are helping the local government move towards improvement of land tenure and resolution of illegality. Working with Cadasta’s team has been a pleasure and we hope to continue into the future.”

Michal Zrust, Southeast Asia Regional Manager, Daemeter

“Improving land and natural resources governance at community level is still a complex challenge in Mozambique. Working with Cadasta and using the Cadasta platform helped us to consolidate our community land delimitation approach, emphasizing on the need to deliver community land satellite maps as one of the key tools to complement security of land rights and improve land use planning at the community level.”

José Monteiro,, Knowledge Manager, iTC-F


“The Cadasta platform presents land claims data in a way that is quite useful. As we get deeper into our analysis, it will prove even more useful.”

Andrew Maki, Founder, JEI


Cadasta demonstrates the value add of these digital tools. With their technology, we can record the data faster, reduce errors, and in the end, produce land records that are even easier to share with government.

Jolyne Sanjak, Chief Program Officer, Landesa


“Participatory community mapping is not just a means to an end, it is an empowering process of documenting local knowledge and building technical skills. The Cadasta platform makes this process easy and possible by offering tools that were previously only available to the State or powerful elites.”

Rachael Knight, Director of Community Land Protection Program, Namati

“What we liked most about the Cadasta platform is that it is easy to use and understand and the tutorials are very easy to follow.”

Trudy Hope, Founder, OpenStreetMap Zambia

Seed Change

“The data collected through Cadasta’s platform is a great resource for our organization. We can see farm changes and growth, compare villages and farms, and better understand the different land use pressures at play. It makes it much easier to know where we should target our work moving forward.”

Alex Chetkovich, Managing Director, Seed Change

“Cadasta’s platform made it easy to build the survey and train data collectors at almost zero operational costs. It’s a great all-in-one platform.”

Alex Chetkovich, Managing Director, Seed Change

“Cadasta’s tools have helped the Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission by making it easier to collect a huge amount of data accurately. Cadasta’s tools also bring transparency to the process, removes discrepancies, reduces the dependency on human interventions and brings in speed in execution.”

Shikha Srivastva, Urban Habitat Head, Tata Trusts

“The Cadasta team has worked closely with the Tata Trusts field team in addressing day-to-day challenges of data collection and technological improvement. Consistent support from Cadasta team has encouraged the field team to improve the process on regular intervals, as per the requirement. It was a great help when the team visited the field and collaborated to address critical issues faced by data collection team.”

Shishir Ranjan Dash, Urban Habitat Lead, Tata Trusts


“We are eager to expand this pilot project further and it is now tested and proven that it can work. Our staff are using this tool and sharing our knowledge. These digital tools are making everything easier.”

Mamun Ur Rashid, Project Coordinator, Uttaran

“Cadasta Platform helps to manage our landowner’s household information together, that ultimately helped to support vulnerable landowners during digital land registration in Bangladesh.”

Shahidul Islam, Executive Director, Uttaran

VSF Belguim

“Cadasta provides us with a platform where we will be able to store all our land maps and records in one place and easily share with others. While developing our Cadasta projects we have received great technical support from them on data collection and presentation.”

Peter van der Jagt, Country Programme Manager, VSF Belgium


“The support by Cadasta for this project was crucial and marked by a highly professional, cooperative and flexible demeanor. The technical components so far proved well-suited for the challenges of the project and the local technicians were able to familiarize themselves quickly with the tools, not least thanks to the brilliant support by Cadasta consultant Anne Girardin. The stakeholders workshops were conducted by the consultant in a very open, accessible and integrative manner ensuring that the diverse group of participants were able to follow and discuss their concerns related to the process and the tools which presented a novelty. ZOA is very happy about the decision to cooperate with Cadasta on this project.”

David Betge, Sector Specialist Land Rights, ZOA

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