Category: Land Registration

We are preparing a project in Tanzania that will provide land certificates to urban land parcels including in urban informal settlements. We believe that a fair number of residents are renters, including likely many female headed households. What is good practice we can use to secure land rights for both the ‘owners’ and the ‘renters’? And are there any gender specific issues we should look at, be aware of?

CONTINUE READING We are preparing a project in Tanzania that will provide land certificates to urban land parcels including in urban informal settlements. We believe that a fair number of residents are renters, including likely many female headed households. What is good practice we can use to secure land rights for both the ‘owners’ and the ‘renters’? And are there any gender specific issues we should look at, be aware of? 1 min read

In discussing the political economy of land governance, titling of customary land is seen as a deliberate effort to push land into the market to be negotiated. Does this threaten women and men’s rights over customary land?

CONTINUE READING In discussing the political economy of land governance, titling of customary land is seen as a deliberate effort to push land into the market to be negotiated. Does this threaten women and men’s rights over customary land? 1 min read

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