Governance in Land Administration Study - LGAF

Develop a conceptual framework and use this to define indicators for assessing good governance in land administration and management and a methodology.
Project narrative

The objective of this assignment was threefold, namely to (i) develop, based on a comprehensive review of available conceptual and empirical literature, a conceptual framework and use this to define indicators for assessing good governance in land administration and management and a methodology to apply this framework empirically to four countries; (ii) organize a workshop to discuss these outputs with other stakeholders in a public forum that would include country and regional representatives and make changes as appropriate; (iii) conduct the four country case studies using Peru as a pilot study, followed by studies in Indonesia, Kyrgyz Republic, and Tanzania with summaries of the results in country-specific reports. Once these were approved, prepared a final report the content of which was presented at a conference in Washington DC in March 2009.

Description of key services provided

Designed and delivered a presentation at World Bank in November 2007. Drafted a conceptual framework. Conducted wide consultations with World Bank staff in Washington DC, and moderated a two week online forum to gain broad public input on the Conceptual Framework draft. LEI were also responsible for organising two regional workshops in 2008 to collaborate with case study coordinators and land administration specialists on the indicator framework and case study methodology. The key staff of LEI also provided full coordination and responsibility of case study implementation and preparation of a global synthesis report and recommendations presented in March 2009.