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Abstract: This special geomatics issue presents an interview with Hernando de Soto, who believes land registration is the starting point for poverty alleviation, and discusses what societal and technological dynamics may affect the international practice of land administration over the coming 20 years. Author(s): Lemmens, Mathias Source(s): , GIM international : the global magazine for…

The social tenure domain model : a pro-poor land tool

Abstract: The Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) was developed to suit customary and informal tenure, which conventional land administration systems cannot handle. A first prototype can be used to support the land administration of the poor in urban and rural areas. It can be linked to the cadastral system. Author(s): Lemmen, Christiaan Source(s): , FIG…

Land management information systems in the knowledge economy : discussion and guiding principles for Africa

Abstract: A symposium on land information management (LIM) systems in Africa was held in Addis Adaba in December, 2006. Papers included: (1) the status of the cadaster in Nigeria; (2) LIM, e-readiness, and the knowledge economy; and (3) facilitating pro-poor land management and land administration. Author(s): UNECA Source(s): , x, 294 p., ill., graphs, maps,…

Supporting capacity development for sustainable land administration infrastructures

Abstract: The need for good land administration is discussed and recommendations for institutional development to facilitate the design and implementation of efficient land administration models and to support good governance are provided. Author(s): Enemark, Stig Source(s): , 10 p., ill., tabs Published: 2005 Aalborg university, Aalborg (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://vbn.aau.dk/files/623353/SE_UNRCCA_2005_Supporting.pdf