In Benin the Agence National du Domain et Foncier (ANDF), the government agency responsible for land administration, is a relatively new organisation, founded in 2016. To be able to benefit from the experiences in the Netherlands, ANDF formed a partnership with Kadaster International.
The National Land Registry in Mozambique, the 'Direcção Nacional de Terras (DINAT)', is responsible for the implementation of the ‘GESTERRA’ programme. The purpose of this programma is “improved national capacity for land management and land administration to respond to the needs of all land users".
Land as a scarce resource, requires the Bhutanese government to make choices regarding the use of the land in a sustainable way. The development of a national land use zoning plan and data sharing protocol will enable the government to make informed decisions.
In March 2019 Hurricane Idai, the deadliest storm to hit Mozambique in the last 30 years, devastated important parts of the Mozambican infrastructure. An effective aid campaign will only be possible with the availability of reliable maps of the affected areas.
This year the FIG Working Week was hosted by the Vietnamese Association of Geodesy, Cartography and Remote Sensing. The event provided ample time to discuss latest developments in surveying, mapping and cadastre.
The Netherlands’ Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster) is looking for an evaluator for the programme Land Administration for National Development (LAND). This programme is funded by the Netherlands’ ministry of Foreign Affairs and Kadaster.