In the Philippines, Land Registration Authority is currently implementing the Land Computerization Project, which has Geographic Information System and map database derived from the technical description of the Certificates of Title. These are powerful tools that are used to identify the location of properties and the identification of properties falling within specified parameters and areas of interest.
LRA provides Geo-spatial Services:
o Local Government Taxation – delivery of parcel map databases to be used to migrate and update existing real property tax maps, ensure the accuracy of their records, and increase in tax collection efficiency.
o Agrarian Reform – Ensure that lands targeted are within areas/domains classified as alienable and disposable.
o Asset Identification – For water utility companies in identifying titled properties falling within the area of interest.
o Rivers, Waterways, Dams, Irrigation - For Government’s river and waterways rehabilitation effort and irrigation expansion program by identifying titled properties and the land covered, which fall within the corridor of the alignment of interest specified.
o Electrical Power Transmission, Roads and Railways - acquisition of right-of-way for transmission lines, towers, roads, railways, and bridges by identifying titled properties and land covered which fall within the corridor of the alignment of interest specified.