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02-01: Harnessing the IT & data revolution for African land policy
10:30am - 12:00pm
Session Chair: Clement Adjorlolo, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), South Africa
ID: 1269 / 02-01: 1 Individual Papers Topics: Land policy and political economy Keywords: .
Using building footprint data to inform planning & monitor compliance with land use regulations: The case of Kigali & Musanze
Rhona Nyakulama, Gaspard Nelson Habiyaremye, Jean Claude Ntirenganya
Independent consultant, Rwanda
Investments in advanced technologies and building multiple information systems can leverage interoperability and integration to improve analytical processes informing policy and development. Rwanda has developed several systems to implement different obligations for citizen-centred oriented services. The comprehensive Land Administration Information System, Building Permit Management Information System, interactive physical planning and spatial information web applications to access physical development policies and guidelines are examples of systems that can be integrated to develop a land use monitoring system. The interaction of these systems and building foot print data using selected areas in Kigali and Musanze will demonstrate the importance of developing a digital land use monitoring system to conform to policy guidelines and development control. Regulated data structures, provided for in a national ICT policy and strategy, ensure that such innovations are cost effective and avoid replications and redundancies, where each system maintains its unique core function and information source of truth.
ID: 1283 / 02-01: 2 Individual Papers Topics: Urban expansion, land use, land value capture, and housing Keywords: LIS
Establishing an interoperable land information system in Bamako for urban development
Checkine Mamadou Dieffaga
secretariat permanent de la reforme domaniale et fonciere au Mali, Mali
ID: 1386 / 02-01: 3 Individual Papers Topics: Use of remote sensing and land use policy Keywords: land administration
Strategies to ensure sustainability of Rwanda’s registry: Paperless registration of marriage/death, fee reductions, and regulatory change
Nishimwe Marie Grace
Rwanda Natural Resources Authority, Rwanda
ID: 1375 / 02-01: 4 Individual Papers Topics: Economic research and impact evaluation Keywords: ..
Tenure insecurity and demand for land documents in Zambia: Evidence from a nation-wide household survey
Frank Kakungu1, Daniel Ali2, Klaus Deininger2, Yuanyuan Yi2
1Central Statisticsl Office, Zambia; 2World Bank, United States of America