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The Institute of Land Administration in Bahir Dar University was established in 2006 by launching the first BSc program in Land Administration in Ethiopia. The establishment of the institute was initiated by the then Environmental Protection, Land Administration and Use Authority (EPLAUA) of the Amhara National Regional State. Institute’s establishment was supported by Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden and financed by the Swedish government through Sida. Since its establishment ILA has been providing the most valuable training in the country focusing on the different dimensions of land such as land tenure management, property law, property valuation, land use and development, GIS, cadastral surveying and mapping, urban design and planning, and so on.



To be a centre of excellence in land administration education, research and community service; and to serve as a model for establishing similar institutions in other regions of Ethiopia and in other countries in East Africa.


Educating competent land administration professionals equipped with the required knowledge, skills and attitude; Carrying out research of national and regional importance in the area of land administration; and Providing advisory, consultancy and outreach services.


Accept ideals of transparency and human and democratic rights of every individual; Believe that activities that do not solve the poor peoples’ problems are irrelevant; Believe in teaching integrated with adequate field practices, attachments and research; Accept students, without any discrimination, as prime decision makers; Believe in dynamism, and quality will be the Institute’s distinguishing mark and will not be compromised; and Promote mutual collaboration with local and foreign institutions.

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Vol 3: Special Issue 3, 2020

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Novembro, 2020

This study used in-situ GPS data to validate the accuracy of horizontal coordinates and orientation of linear features of orthophoto and line map for Bahir Dar city. GPS data is processed using GAMIT/GLOBK and Lieca GeoOfice (LGO) in a least square sense with a tie to local and regional GPS reference stations to predict horizontal coordinates at five checkpoints. Real-Time-Kinematic GPS measurement technique is used to collect the coordinates of road centerline to test the accuracy associated with the orientation of the photogrammetric line map.

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Vol 3, No 1: January 2020, Special Issue 1 on Land Policy in Africa

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Janeiro, 2020

Land is the most vital resource on earth from which humankind derives almost all its basic needs. Land plays significant role through economic, social, political and cultural dimensions. Administration of this vital resource (Land) is a major issue underlying social, economic and cultural development. Its protection will be sustainable if there is proper land administration system. Land administration and management in urban Ethiopia during the last decade was in transition and has faced many interrelated challenges simultaneously.

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Vol 1, No 3: December 2018

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Dezembro, 2018

As the urban land use plan is a tool for urban land governance, this paper explores customers’ expectations that the service providers have not considered as the quality during urban land use plan preparation in Amhara Region - Northern Ethiopia. The study was conducted on 90 urban areas of the Amhara regional state who made the formal complaint against the quality of their urban plan in the year of 2017/18 (2010 Ethiopian calendar). Data were collected by means of the survey using questionnaires and document review.

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