parcel plan

A parcel plan is generally a large scale map of an area showing all of the property parcels and their use, the boundaries and the distance between them and the buildings and improvements.

Reports & Research
June 2016
Kenya

The Commission has been in the forefront of promoting good governance and accountability in the land sector. Progress in the land sector has been mixed. Through the effort of the government, support agencies and other stakeholders the Commission was able to devolve its function to the 47 counties through the County Land Management Boards (CLMBs). The CLMBs have in effect devolved land services throughout Kenya. However, achieving land, better land governance, accountability in the land sector and ensuring secure land rights for all Kenyan is still to be achieved.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2017
Kenya

This paper describes the development of a Land Information Management System (LIMS) for County Governments in Kenya. In the new Constitution 2010, devolution of some national government functions and formation of county governments was provided for. These invoked the development of new land laws to guide the devolution processes and procedures. According to the County Government Act 2012, all County Governments are supposed to develop digital Geographic Information System (GIS) based spatial plans and these calls for development of LIMS for and efficient breakthrough.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2016
Kenya

A Land Information Management System (LIMS) is an information system that enables the capture, management, and analysis of geographically referenced land-related data in order to produce land information for decision-making in land administration and management. The system is a Geospatial Information System (GIS) driven for the purposes of handling and managing parcel based information. The Republic of Kenya, located in East Africa, ranks 33rd in the world in terms of population with 38.6 million people and has a land area of 224,081 square miles.

Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
February 2016
Kenya

Public land is a resource that should be effectively managed in the public’s best interest in line with provisions of the Constitutions of Kenya and the Land Act. The management framework governing land use and development decisions on public land should ensure protection and sustainable management of the land. Despite these provisions in law, recent media reports point toresurgenceof public land grab. The Land Development and Governance Institute commissioned this research study to establish the status of the public land management in Kenya.

2 May 2017
Brazil

Preocupado com o possível conflito entre índios e os agricultores que moram nas propriedades agrícolas da gleba Igarapé Baixo Candeias, inserida no município de Porto Velho, compreendendo o Ramal Maria do Conga, Linha 9, 27, 43 em Candeias do Jamari, Lindomar Garçon, em audiência com o Ministro da Justiça Osmar Serraglio, explanou a real situação daqueles agricultores que diante de interesse por parte da FUNAI da área onde vivem, foi feito o bloqueio da referida gleba e de suas parcelas, causando grande tensão e comoção aos agricultores.

 

6 February 2017
Timor-Leste

A comissão A do Parlamento Nacional timorense aprovou na especialidade a proposta de lei do "regime especial sobre a titularidade dos bens imóveis", um diploma essencial para Timor-Leste que tem estado 'emperrado' há vários anos.

A aprovação na especialidade em comissão - e que terá agora de ser comprovada na votação final e global em plenário, ainda por agendar - foi concluída durante um retiro que reuniu os membros da comissão num hotel nos arredores de Díli.

India

By: Rina Chandran
Date: September 6th 2016
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India will nearly double the budget and extend the deadline for a programme to digitise land records as states struggle to survey land and property, large chunks of which have not been mapped in a century, a senior official said.