Tag: Land Information Systems

DANILO ANTONIO -Land surveys can define boundaries, the spatial elements but cannot provide tenure security

DANILO ANTONIO -Land surveys can define boundaries, the spatial elements but cannot provide tenure security

General, Interviews, land matters, Opensource
Danilo Antonio is a Programme Management Officer (Human Settlements) at the Land and Global Land Tool Network Unit under the Urban Legislation, Land and Governance Branch of UN-Habitat. He is a land surveyor by profession who has worked with the Philippine government particularly in the Land Administration and Management Program (LAMP) supported by the World Bank and Australian Aid for International Development (AusAID).   What are innovative land tools and how do they facilitate good governance in land? Ans: A land tool is a practical way to solve a problem in land administration and management. For me these instruments drive us to achieving good governance in land. GLTN has developed tools under various thematic areas like: access to land and tenure security, land administrati...
Succeeding with Agile Approaches in LIMS development

Succeeding with Agile Approaches in LIMS development

General, GeoIT, Industry
Succeeding with Agile Approaches in Land Information Management Systems (LIMS) development.~ Steve Omondi, David Kuria and Charity Mbaka This is a 3 Part series of articles demonstrating how Agile methodologies and  tools can be used to successfully deliver a LIMS Project of any scale (State, County or Country level). The articles is draw from the lessons from the development of the National Land Information Management System (NLIMS) for Kenya. A Project owned by the National Land Commission of Kenya. Part One. The development of a Land Information system which include software development and digitization of the business processes isn’t a particularly fast process. This situation has often led to many projects in the pipeline being terminated or ending up lasting longer that esti