Participatory GIS tools for mapping indigenous knowledge in customary land tenure dynamics : case of peri-urban northern Ghana

Abstract: This study examines whether participatory geographic information systems (PGIS) can be used to map indigenous knowledge (IK) of land tenure dynamics in northern Ghana. It was found that IK flexible and dynamic and that PGIS has potential for use in land adjudication.

Author(s): Lamptey, Florence

Source(s): , ix, 81, ill., maps, tabs

Published: 2009 International institute for geo-information science and earth observation (ITC), Enschede (English

ISBN/ISSN: /

Link: http://www.itc.nl/library/papers_2009/msc/gimla/lamptey.pdf

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