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LEGEND Land Policy Bulletin: “Namati’s experience of using GeoODK GPS Mapping”

March 31, 2017
in Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice

Maps are critical tools that assist communities in securing formal legal recognition of their rights to customary land and supporting local land governance. However, the map-making support Namati could provide to communities in Africa and Asia was, until recently, limited to hand-drawn sketches. GPS and satellite technologies were too costly and technically complex. In 2016, Namati partnered with…