Without secure records of property ownership, many poor people around the world have trouble improving their economic situations. Several countries are already trying blockchain-based land registries.
The latest World Bank report on South Africa addresses solutions to the country's economic challenges.
The current debate about land reform in South Africa could open the door to reviewing urban land ownership issues.
South Africa's land policy is flailing around in the dark, with the haziest of understandings of how well or how badly land reform is doing.
Zimbabwe's new administration has promised to revive the country's agricultural sector. Here's what it needs to do.
A new land administration system that responds to changed ownership patterns of Zimbabwe's agricultural land is needed if the country is to harness its farming potential.
The conventional view is that insecurity of land tenure results from the lack of a registered title deed which records the property rights of occupants of land or housing.
In Kenya there's increasing individualisation of land tenure in pastoral areas. This will hurt the communities in the long term because it doesn't enhance sustainable productive practices.