Land Titling costs: evidence from literature and cases using FFP

B. Reydon*, M. Molendijk, C.H.J. Lemmen, M. Vranken, G. Siqueira

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The article main article’s aim is to show that Fit for Purpose (FFP), with low costs and simple methods, that diminishes time spend to one of the most difficult aspects of Land Administration, mostly in developing countries: the titling of the informal landholders.

The article will start showing why land titling is one of the main problems for land administration. The next item will show, based on literature some existing estimations of the costs of titling informal landholders. The fourth item will show that it is possible to diminish the costs and its possible to reduce the time for titling, based on some cases that used the Fit for Purpose methodology to give out titles to small landowners in several places of the world.

The conclusions will wrap up showing the main steps to reduce the costs and the time in titling landholders.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages29
Publication statusPublished - 17 Mar 2020
Event(Cancelled) Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2020: Institutions for Equity&Resilience - 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433, Washington D.C., United States
Duration: 16 Mar 202020 Mar 2020


Conference(Cancelled) Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2020
CountryUnited States
CityWashington D.C.
Internet address


  • Land administration
  • Titling costs
  • Landholders rigths


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