Publications

State of Practice on Land Information and Transaction Systems

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has significantly invested in both nationwide and local level land administration information and transaction systems (Land IT Systems) in many of its partner countries. This State of Practice paper sets out the current state of play of investing in information and communication technology for Land IT Systems. It identifies lead thinking around how and when to address the opportunities and challenges of designing, implementing, and sustaining the performance of Land IT Systems. The paper foreshadows a suite of analytical tools that will be designed to guide and facilitate MCC’s assessment of the appropriateness and scope of potential investments in Land IT Systems.

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Public Private Partnerships in Land Administration

Land Equity International, with partners, Planet Partnership, The University of Melbourne, and Global Land Alliance, were contracted by the World Bank to prepare the initial version of the analytical and operational framework for Public Private Partnerships (PPP) land administration. The following publication by the World Bank is the end result. Using literature review and cases study research to identify trends and resources applicable to developed and developing countries land administration services was a starting point. The end point was developing the basis for an operational framework which included various checklists, feasibility and toolkit analytical questions to identify potential opportunities for PPP in land administration.

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Land Sector Corruption in Ethiopia

In depth analysis of the land sector and will contribute to an overall Economic Sector Work publication on Corruption in Ethiopia. Diagnosing Corruption in Ethiopia Perceptions, Realities, and the Way Forward for Key Sectors Janelle Plummer, Editor, (2012) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank.

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Land Governance Assessment Framework, World Bank Publication

The World Bank Economic Sector Work publication “The Land Governance Assessment Framework: Identifying and Monitoring Good Practice in the Land Sector.” Authored by Klaus Deininger, Harris Selod, and Anthony Burns (2012). Please submit comments relating to this document to Kate Dalrymple, LEI Land Consultant kdalrymple@landequity.com.au

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Comparative Land Administration Study

Final Version of Global Synthesis document, “Land Administration Reform: Indicators of Success and Future Challenges” (November 2006) This document has undergone rigorous review and the final version is now downloadable. Please submit comments relating to this document to Kate Dalrymple, LEI Land Consultant kdalrymple@landequity.com.au

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Costing and Financing of Land Administration Services (CoFLAS) in Developing Countries

This report, prepared for the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), identifies the costs of developing and maintaining Land Administration Systems and the likely financial return from such systems. As a tool, CoFLAS targets the requirements for land administration reform of less well-developed systems and identifies the key decisions that have major cost implications for reform.

A Framework overview document is also available.

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International Experience with Land Administration Projects: a Framework for Monitoring of Pilots

Burns A F, ‘International Experience with Land Administration Projects: a Framework for Monitoring of Pilots’, Presented paper at the National Workshop on Land Policies and Administration for Accelerated Growth and Poverty Reduction in the 21st Century, New Delhi 5-6 January 2006

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Land Administration in the Asian Region – Challenges and Opportunities

Lunnay C, ‘Land Administration in the Asian Region – Challenges and Opportunities’, FIG Expert Group Meeting on Secure Land Tenure, Bangkok, 8-9 December 2005

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A Big Leap for a Small Nation in Land Reforms – Vanuatu

A tiny island nation in the Pacific puts in place a land management programme to improve the decision-making process of the State. Authored by Dr Kate Rickersey. Published by Geospatial World Magazine, Edition April 2014.

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Young and the Restless –Development Strategies for Young Professionals

Written by Clare Brazenor, Kate Dalrymple and Daniel Carter, LEI Land Consultants and presented at FIG Working Week 2008.

Please submit comments relating to this document to Kate Rickersey (nee Dalrymple), LEI Managing Director krickersey@landequity.com.au

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