Inclusive Cadastre – tool for urban development in Mozambique

The conference of ‘Inclusive Community Land Registry training, a Tool for Urban Planning in Mozambique’ was held in the City of Inhambane, Mozambique in 14-16 July 2014, within the context of  the project for improving local authority capacities in Brazil and Mozambique as decentralized cooperation agents. The technicians and politicians participated in from Inhambane, Maxixe, Manhica, Lichinga, Xai Xai in Mozambique and Maringa in Brazil, together with the representatives from the National Association of Municipalities of Mozambique(ANAMM), Architectos sin Fronteras(ASF), Alianza por la Solidaridad(ApS), GIZ, and World Bank.

The land registries of different municipalities were analyzed during the conference and a review was made on the legal bases in Mozambique and Brazil. The inclusive land registry fundamentals and useful tools such as GIS (Geographic Information System) were explained as a methodology. It ended with the exercise of reflection and the drafting of conclusions and the next steps for working in the municipalities.