Technical Services

Land Equity International (LEI) provides internationally-recognised development assistance in a number of key land areas. Our staff and senior associates have skills and experience in land policy, governance, registration, titling, surveying and mapping, community participation, institutional strengthening, land systems, research/education/training, GIS and valuation/taxation. 

Land administration

Land Administration

Securing land tenure and property rights for all through efficient land administration systems is core to our business.

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Land Management

LEI has considerable experience in establishing policies, procedures and systems necessary for the effective use of land resources.

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urban management

Urban Management

LEI provides research and policy direction for cities and regional planning to address increasing rates of urbanisation and the consequential pressures urbanisation places on land, water and other natural resources.

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valuation

Valuation and Taxation

At LEI, we understand that revenue generated from land and property taxes can provide national and local governments with an important source of funding for investments in infrastructure and services. LEI supports the development of valuation systems that provide fair, affordable and transparent valuations to all land holders.

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land systems

Land Systems

LEI recognises the critical part that land information systems play in integrating the main components of land administration, survey and mapping data, land registration information and land valuation data. Efficiency and integration of spatial and non-spatial data management are at the heart of a modern land administration system. 

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governance

Governance and Policy

Efficient land administration systems are underpinned by comprehensive legal systems which identify and protect land rights. We apply a flexible approach to developing legislation and policies that are accountable to civil society and consistent with government policy, while remaining practical for managers and implementers.

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research

Research and Analysis

LEI plays an active role in research and the international dialogue around leading practice innovations and tools in land governance.

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capacity building

Capacity Building

Human capital is the basis of any sustainable land administration system. Valuing people and recruiting, training and maintaining quality staff, particularly in management roles, is critical to sustaining reforms.

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Gender and Social Development

A critical step towards sustainable and equitable development is ensuring high participation rates of women, men, youth, elderly, minority groups and other vulnerable groups in society. Understanding the social dynamics and emerging trends of behaviour of people in their local environment is important in informing the most effective approach to...

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Project Management

LEI prioritises the establishment of practical procedures for project management, financial management, personnel mobilisation, procurement and reporting, combined with regular monitoring and evaluation. Integral to our approach is planning, coordinating and liaising with the client and project stakeholders.

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Community Participation

Successful land administration projects require active community participation and stakeholder involvement throughout the duration of the project, from concept design to end impact evaluations. The involvement of women and other disadvantaged groups is essential to ensure project interventions target the needs of poor and most vulnerable.

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Program Design

LEI has an extensive and proven track record in project identification, concept development, project preparation and design for land sector projects. We work closely with our clients, government partners and private sector stakeholders to ensure project designs contribute to country strategies and economic, social and environmental long-term development goals.

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Monitoring and Evaluation

Measuring the impact and effectiveness of a project across the various stages of concept, design, pilot, and implementation is critical for good project/program management and accountability. A responsive monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework is necessary and will encapsulate measures of relevance, policy coherence, efficiency, impact and sustainability. 

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