Resources and Research


Cadasta Research

10 Reasons to Open Land and Resource Rights Records
An estimated 70 percent of the land in emerging economies is currently not registered. Property records that do exist are often out of date or inaccessible. Documenting land and resource rights and opening these records is critical.
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Mapping as Empowerment: Lessons from a Year of Participatory Community Mapping
Cadasta worked with Namati on community mapping projects in sub-Saharan Africa. In this paper, presented at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, we share our learnings.
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Surveying the Landscape to Reduce Poverty
Cadasta’s newest infographic illustrates one of the bottlenecks that frustrate conventional approaches to securing land rights.
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The Digital Landscape: Technology and Land Rights
USAID, Cadasta Foundation, Geospatial Media, and Thomson Reuters discuss the intersection of technology and land rights. This event is free and open to the public.
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Cadasta is dedicated to empowering marginalized people to help them make their communities  stronger and more sustainable.
In light of this goal, all of the resources on our website are offered under an open license. We invite you to use, adapt, and share these resources freely.

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