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Rwanda has a bitterly conflicted history with social divisions amplified by its colonial past. As the most densely populated country in Africa, there is enormous pressure on land and natural resources. Rwanda has experienced recurrent episodes of mass violence, civil war and genocide which also displaced millions of people into neighbouring countries in the Great Lakes region.
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Local Counterpart Rwanda LAND at scale

We're hiring a Local Project Consultant for LAND-at-scale Rwanda!

15 February 2024

Kadaster International is seeking the support of a local project consultant throughout the remainder of the project period to foster relationships, stay abreast of developments and stakeholder activities, as well as guide the Kadaster experts from the Netherlands in the execution of their trainings…

Kigali city launches fresh operation against undeveloped land

4 August 2022

City of Kigali authorities have said they have embarked on renewed exercise to identify plots of land within city suburbs that have not been developed, warning that the law will take its course for those who will be found at fault. The 2013 Law Governing Land Use in Rwanda provides for the…

Using Technology to Promote Pro-Poor Land Formalization

4 July 2022

LANDac International Conference 2022 Session Summary Technology is a powerful tool that can help protect the land rights of the poor and promote socioeconomic growth. However, if the land and technology policy frameworks are insufficient, if technology is not designed with a specific context in…



The protection and recognition of widows and female children’s rights over land are stipulated in the national constitution and elaborated in the land policy and related legislation. The LTRP gave women/wives rights to be registered on land certificates with the equal rights to men/their husbands. 

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CLPA LAS side-event panelists

Reflection on LAND-at-scale side-event at CLPA 2023: Climate-Resilient Land Use Planning as a Tool for Addressing Land Degradation

23 February 2024

During the Conference for Land Policy in Africa (CLPA) which took place in Addis Ababa in November 2023, LAND-at-scale organised the side-event ''Climate-Resilient Land Use Planning as a Tool for Addressing Land Degradation''. The LAND-at-scale (LAS) project partners and their government…

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Prindex - Perceptions of tenure security

Webinar: An introduction to Prindex, 28 November

Around the world, insecure property rights prevent families from feeling confident about the future, businesses from investing, and communities from becoming more productive. Hundreds of millions of us lack property security. This makes the world poorer, less free, and less just. There is a growing…