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2019

Without Property Rights, Prosperity is Built on a Shaky Foundation | Chicago Council on Global Affairs   [Opinion]
Cadasta’s CEO Amy Coughenour discusses how a recent trip to India underscored how having a secure place to call home and a legal address serves as a foundation for a lot of our economic and social activity–getting a job, enrolling in school, opening a bank account, getting medical care, and almost every area of daily life. Our homes and properties are linked to our ability to prosper, and we often take that for granted.
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Secure Land Rights is the Path to End Global PovertyThomson Reuters Foundation News    [Mention]
Having a title, deed or lease is the key that turns informal occupants into citizens, yet 70% of the world’s population lives without documented property rights. In his oped, Esri’s founder and president Jack Dangermond explains why secure land rights is the path to end global poverty.
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Why We Continue to Support Cadasta Foundation Omidyar Network    [Feature]
In today’s rapidly advancing world, technology and human ingenuity are improving lives across the globe. However, millions of people are being left behind by lack of access to these innovations and the benefits they create. That’s why Omidyar Network continues to support Cadasta Foundation as we embark on our next phase, harnessing technology and data to create more equitable opportunity for all.
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Chicoco Maps Our Cities | Revue XYZ    [Feature]
480,000 people live on the waterfront in Port Harcourt, Nigeria and face the threat of demolition by the government. Forced evictions and demolitions in 2009 by security forces led to relocations and death of community members. No plans exist to compensate or relocate residents of informal settlements and the mass demolition of these neighborhoods is impractical. Cadasta’s Anne Girardin discusses how these communities move from evictions to partnership-based development?
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Using Geodata to Secure Land Tenure Omidyar Network    [Feature]
In her article, Cadasta CEO Amy Coughenour explains how Cadasta’s use of geospatial technology helps communities and their stakeholders make better decisions.
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Cadasta Foundation Launches New Platform and Strategy to Put Land Rights on the MapOmidyar Network  [Feature]
Cadasta Foundation announced the launch of its new mobile technology and strategy on the sidelines of the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference in Washington, DC.
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Drones to undertake India’s ‘biggest’ land survey exerciseThomson Reuters Foundation News [Quote ]
Dozens of drones mounted with high-resolution cameras will aim to map and deliver land rights to about 15 million rural households in Maharashtra. Cadasta’s CEO Amy Coughenour weighs in on the need for governments to accept community-led data collection methods to fill the data gap.
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Visible or invisible? That’s the question for land dataThomson Reuters Foundation News [Quote ]
Visible or invisible? That’s the question for land data Cadasta’s Frank Pichel says that while collecting data and opening up access to it can lead to greater efficiency in land administration, increased prosperity, and greater accountability, communities must also be able to assess the potential risks. Community feedback – and consent – is essential to determining what data on land should be open.
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How One Million People in India’s Odisha Slums Gain Land Rights | Esri Newsroom   [Feature]
Under an ambitious government program, one million residents of informal settlements in Odisha state, India received formal certificates of occupancy to their land and homes. Learn how Cadasta’s tools supported the initiative and helped provide a sense of security and permanence to the settlements residents.
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India’s pastoralists urged to use technology to protect rightsThomson Reuters Foundation News [Quote ]
Herders around the world are coming under pressure from governments and farmers to settle down and stop their livestock roaming. Cadasta’s Amy Coughenour explains how mapping technologies like Cadasta’s can help preserve their traditions & livelihoods, manage the challenges & reduce conflicts.
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The Development Challenge You’re Overlooking: Seven Things You Need to Know About Land RightsNext Billion [Mention ]
The lack of property rights is a persistent obstacle to social cohesion, financial inclusion and economic growth. That’s why organizations like Cadasta are taking an alternative approach to documenting land rights.
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New mobile technologies helping over one million people to obtain rights to their landaptantech [Feature]
At the 2019 World Bank Land and Poverty Conference, Cadasta revealed dramatic findings concerning the impact of new mobile technologies that are helping more than one million of the world’s most vulnerable people obtain rights to their land in urban slums and rural regions in 17 countries, while creating a model for addressing some of the most intractable obstacles to access to government services and sustainable livelihoods in poor countries.
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New platform and strategy for land rightsee publishers [Feature]
Cadasta Foundation announced the launch of its new mobile technology and strategy on the sidelines of the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference in Washington, DC.
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Helping transform slums into liveable habitats, bit by bitThe Hindu    [Mention]
In a first of its kind initiative, Tata Trusts is pioneering a project which is set to become a model for rejuvenation of life in slums.
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Cadasta Foundation launches new platform and strategy to put land rights on the mapGeoSpatial World    [Feature]
Cadasta Foundation will launch its new mobile technology and strategy on the sidelines of the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference. The first version of the Cadasta platform successfully documented and strengthened the land, property and resource rights of over one million vulnerable people living in both rural and urban communities in 17 countries.
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Leveraging Geospatial Tools and Technology to Document the Land Rights of Vulnerable Communities | Geoawesomeness  [Opinion]
Cadasta’s Product Manager Asaf Even-Paz explains why everyone deserves to be recognized and have their rights documented, especially when it comes to the land they live and work on.
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How One Million People in India’s Odisha Slums Gain Land Rights | Esri Newsroom  [Opinion]
Under an ambitious government program, one million residents of informal settlements in Odisha state, India received formal certificates of occupancy to their land and homes. Learn how Cadasta’s tools supported the initiative and helped provide a sense of security and permanence to the settlements residents.
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Puerto Rico’s reconstruction will be costly. Documenting residents’ property doesn’t have to be. Miami Herald   [Mention]
Puerto Rico’s reconstruction will be costly. Documenting residents’ property doesn’t have to be. Recent advancements in technology, like those offered by Cadasta, can help reduce the cost and time of land and property rights documentation.
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2018

Bridging Gaps to Advance Land Rights Cadasta Blog   [Feature]
For Cadasta, bridging the gap between those with formally recognized land rights and the vast majority without, is our call to action. In her blog, Cadasta’s new CEO Amy Coughenour shares her ideas for growing Cadasta’s potential to advance land rights for the world’s most marginalized people.
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Introducing Cadasta 2.0: An Esri-Supported Platform for Improved Land and Resource Rights Documentation Cadasta Blog   [Feature]
Since our founding, Cadasta’s goal has been to provide our partners with simple and affordable technology, training, and technical assistance to document, map, and store property, land, and resource rights data. By partnering with Esri, Cadasta will be able to provide more robust, scalable, and flexible services to our partners. See our blog for more on how this partnership will improve our ability to support our partners and the documentation of land and resource rights.

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IT in Fit-For-Purpose land administraton: what are the options? Kadaster Abroad   [Feature]
Cadasta was featured in the latest edition of the Kadaster International Abroad Newsletter for our fit-for-purpose tools that allow partners to collect data quickly based on their specific needs.
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Discourse On Women’s Land Rights Needs Change Of Lens | Devex  [Mention] [Quote]
There is a growing body of knowledge that proves that land ownership is crucial for women to lead a dignified life. In this article, the author argues that it is time to change the way we look at women’s land rights.
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The Green Revolution Reboot: Women’s Land Rights | Devex  [Opinion]
Amy Coughenour Betancourt and Justine Uvuza discuss the need to recognize the critical role women play in feeding their families and our planet.
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Risky Business: Tenure Issues Main Deterrent for Investment | Global Landscapes Forum    [Quote]
Experts from finance, research and policy all cite land tenure as the biggest perceived risk in a new USAID study.
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Surveying and Mapping with Your Smartphone | GIM International    [Mention]
The use of community participation, mobile technologies and cloud storage services could create a new way of undertaking land administration activities, and ultimately lead to more secure land rights for all.
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Factoring in Land Rights in the Push for Sustainable Landscapes | Landscape News   [Feature]
What do land rights have to do with building the investment case for sustainable landscapes? According to Chief Program Officer Frank Pichel, a great deal.
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Best Practices and Inspiring Ideas for Land Administrators | GIM International    [Mention]
GIM International discusses ingenuitive new methods in land administration and the best tools for building cadastres and creating sustainable records of land ownership.
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Strengthening Women’s Land Rights: The Neglected Lever Towards Increasing AG Production | Chicago Council on Global Affairs  [Opinion]
Frank Pichel discusses the dire need to improve women’s land rights and rights to inherit property around the world.
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Urbanization Triggers Land Disputes in Indian Cities | Reuters   [Quote]
What do land rights have to do with building the investment case for sustainable landscapes? According to Chief Program Officer Frank Pichel, a great deal.
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Faster CadastreRICS   [Feature]
A critical shortage of surveyors is slowing down the documentation of land around the world — a vital step in reducing poverty. Frank Pichel reveals how new technologies are replacing traditional surveys with quicker and easier methods.
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2017

Apps for Land AdministrationGIM International   [Mention]
The use of community participation, mobile technologies and cloud storage services could create a new way of undertaking land administration activities, and ultimately lead to more secure land rights for all.
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Democracy That Delivers #95: Cadasta’s Frank Pichel Explains How Land Rights Impact Modern Economies Paperblog    [Feature]
Cadasta Foundation Interim CEO Frank Pichel discusses the importance of land rights on a Center for International Private Enterprise episode of the podcast “Democracy That Delivers.”
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Digital Technologies for Resilience Workship e-Agriculture    [Opinion]
Cadasta participated in the Digital Technologies for Resilience Workshop in Bangkok.
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Four Bottom-up Solutions to Strengthen Land Rights in Emerging Markets Next Billion    [Opinion]
Although governments are beginning to invest in improved land information and administration, several organizations are already working from the ground up to address the paucity of land rights around the world.
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Africa: This Land is NOT for Sale All Africa   [Opinion]
Want to sell your property in a developed economy? Put up a for sale sign. Want to keep your property in an emerging economy? Put up a NOT for sale sign.
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Securing Land Rights in Africa Project Syndicate   [Opinion]
Across the continent, insecure rights to land are robbing millions of financial stability and long-term prosperity. While new technology is giving people the tools to define what’s theirs, governments must recognize that certainty of ownership is a prerequisite of sustainable development.
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Innovative Tools for Tenure Recordation GIM International   [Mention]
Cadasta and other organizations continue to integrate new and innovative methods in their drive to document property ownership around the world.
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A Mobile Application to Secure Land Tenure New America   [Opinion]
Data collection apps make cheap, crowdsourced data collection more feasible than ever—but how does that translate to developing countries?
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Cadasta: Mapping Land Rights from the Bottom Up | xyHt   [Feature]
Cadasta helps put people on the map with a cloud-based platform for land-ownership data.
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Open Technology for Land Rights Documentation | opensource.com   [Opinion]
One-third of people on the planet don’t have documented rights to the land on which they rely. New technologies can make it easier than ever to document land and resource rights.
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2016

How Accessible and Reliable Is Your National Government’s Data? | GIM International   [Opinion]
You can join others from around the world in grading how your government makes data available through the Open Knowledge International Global Open Data Index survey.
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Getting to Sustainable Palm Oil: A Hardware and Software Approach to a Market Problem | New Security Beat   [Opinion]
Embracing innovative technology is essential for the palm oil industry to reverse its destructive impact and adopt rigorous sustainable sourcing standards.
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Using Fintech to Forge a More Transparent World | Forest News   [Quote]
Technological innovations like blockchains are opening up new frontiers – for land rights, supply chain governance and more.
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2015

Bitcoin Technology for Land Administration? | Devex    [Opinion]
Over the last year, Bitcoin has enjoyed significant news coverage, but does it have the potential to improve transparency in the context of land transaction records?
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