Land Debate on Open Data and Land Governance

In September 2016, the Land Portal and the Cadasta Foundation held a debate on Open Data and Land Governance and increasing accountability and transparency as a means to overcoming poverty.

The highly substantive discussion included the perspectives from 26 participants from key players in government land agencies, international institutions and NGOs.

This report summarizes the main outcomes and themes that surfaced throughout the three-week Land Debate.

Download the report today and hear what the experts are saying on open data and land governance most important challenges and issues confronting the world today.

The Land Portal aims to improve land governance to benefit those with the most insecure land rights and the greatest vulnerability to landlessness through information and knowledge sharing. The Land Portal values multi-stakeholderism and partnership and works across stakeholder groups to promote participation in land governance. The Land Portal is based on open sources, open data and open content, and promotes open approaches with partners, seeking to catalyze and support greater sharing, collaboration and innovation in the land governance community. The Land Portal believes local ownership and encourages content creation and dissemination to take place through local partners, groups and networks, supported and facilitated by the Land Portal team

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