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As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, we are dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. We have over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The diverse expertise of our federal enterprise is in demand around the globe – from the German Government, European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector, and governments of other countries. We work with businesses, civil society actors and research institutions, fostering successful interaction between development policy and other policy fields and areas of activity. Our main commissioning party is the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The commissioning parties and cooperation partners all place their trust in GIZ, and we work with them to generate ideas for political, social and economic change, to develop these into concrete plans and to implement them. Since we are a public-benefit federal enterprise, German and European values are central to our work. Together with our partners in national governments worldwide and cooperation partners from the worlds of business, research and civil society, we work flexibly to deliver effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Resources

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Good Practice: Investment Project Monitoring

Laos: Investment Project Monitoring

Institutional & promotional materials
November, 2021
Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Laos

The Global Programme 'Responsible Land Policy' (GPRLP) is part of the Special Initiative 'One World, No Hunger' of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), which aims to reduce extreme poverty and hunger.

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Good Practice LaoLandReg

Laos: Scaling up the LaoLandReg - a comprehensive, electronic cadastre management system

Institutional & promotional materials
November, 2021
Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Laos

The Global Programme 'Responsible Land Policy' (GPRLP) is part of the Special Initiative 'One World, No Hunger' of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), which aims to reduce extreme poverty and hunger.

In Laos, the ‘Enhanced Land Tenure Security Project’ (ELTeS) supports five provinces in Northern Laos in securing land user and land ownership rights. The project has supported the expansion of the use of a comprehensive, electronic and user-friendly cadastre management system, the so-called ‘LaoLandReg’ (LLReg) in all provinces of Lao PDR.

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English Version

Institutional & promotional materials
May, 2021
Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Laos

The “Responsible Governance of Investments in Land” (RGIL) project in Lao PDR fosters investment quality promotion to ensure that agriculture and forestry investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management and respect the rights and needs of local populations.

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Lao Version

Institutional & promotional materials
May, 2021
Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Laos

The “Responsible Governance of Investments in Land” (RGIL) project in Lao PDR fosters investment quality promotion to ensure that agriculture and forestry investments in land are productive, contribute to sustainable land management and respect the rights and needs of local populations.

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Results from the Preliminary Impact Study of the ILGU Project’s work in Central Uganda

Reports & Research
April, 2021
Africa, Eastern Africa, Uganda

Improvement of Land Governance in Uganda (ILGU) is a project implemented by the German International Cooperation (GIZ), seeking to increase productivity of small-scale farmers on private Mailo land in Central Uganda, co-financed by the European Union and German Government through the German Federal Ministry for
Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

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Summary report of baseline findings

Reports & Research
April, 2021
Africa, Western Africa, Benin

Benin introduced new instruments to register customary land rights in the 2013 Land and Domain Law, which was updated in 2017. The BMZ supported “Promotion d’une Politique Foncière Responsable (ProPFR)” project is testing these instruments together with scalable implementation modalities in the Borgou department (Benin). This work is complemented with a rigorous impact evaluation to assess changes in tenure security, agricultural investments and food security. The baseline survey was completed in 2018 and includes 2,968 households in 53 villages in the Borgou.

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The Role of Open Data in the Fight against Land Corruption

A Webinar Report

Reports & Research
March, 2021
Global

Opening up land-related administrative data, combining it with data from other sources  and processing and making this data available as easily accessible information for women and men equally could be a means to counteracting land corruption in land management, land administration and land allocation. But does open data and enhanced data transparency indeed help to counteract land corruption?

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Role of Open Data in the Fight against Land Corruption

Evidence, opportunities and challenges

Institutional & promotional materials
February, 2021
Global

This is the presentation of Dr.  Marcello De Maria, Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Agriculture Policy and Development at the University of Reading during the webinar on the Role of Open Data in the Fight against Land Corruption on January 28th, 2021. 

The analysis revealed overwhelming support for the use of open data as an anticorruption tool in the land sector, but it also found strong evidence for the existence of a high degree of untapped potential.

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Scholarschip Program

Policy Papers & Briefs
January, 2021
Africa

The Network of Excellence of Land Governance in Africa (NELGA) offers a comprehensive Master and PhD scholarship programme available for young academics and professionals from all African Union member states to enhance land-related capacities in higher education. In cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), NELGA currently supports more than 40 scholars across Africa.

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African Journal on Land Policy and Geospatial Sciences

Policy Papers & Briefs
January, 2021
Africa

The Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA) is a partnership of leading African universities and research institutions with proven leadership in education, training and research on land governance. Currently NELGA has more than 70 partner institutions in over 40 countries and is organized in 6 regional and 1  technical node supported by a Secretariat.

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