IGN FI took part in Inspire & Connect – Africa

IGN FI took part in Inspire & Connect – Africa

Inspire & Connect – Africa brought together over 600 participants, with 130 West African companies and 110 small, medium and intermediate-sized French businesses that are pushing back economic and financial  boundaries on both sides of the Mediterranean. This  event,  the first Bpifrance event devoted to Africa, was held on 2 Continue reading

Burundi: Land rights project

Burundi: Land rights project

Burundi, which is part of the “Bonn Challenge” (restoring 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested land by 2020, and 350 million hectares by 2030) and the African Resilient Landscapes Initiative (forest and ecosystem restoration, biodiversity conservation, smart agriculture, pasture management), has committed to restoring one million hectares of land Continue reading

IGN FI is acclaimed by the President of the Republic of Uganda

The international seminar held in Entebbe to mark the conclusion of the LIS project took place on 20 and 21 February.

To mark the conclusion of the DESINLISI project, the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development organised an international conference on the theme of “Global Modernization of Land Administration – Making your LIS a Success”.

More than 180 participants attended the first day, which was opened by the President of the Republic of Uganda in the presence of ministers from several States. A number of delegations also accepted the invitation of IGN FI to come to Uganda. These included representatives from Ethiopia, Burundi, Gabon, Congo, Malawi, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Chad, Madagascar (…).
25 countries of which 15 African countries were represented.

Demonstrations of the system and individual meetings were taking place alongside the seminar.

Some extracts of the press coverage:

https://chimpreports.com/museveni-calls-for-modernization-of-land-management/

https://www.busiweek.com/ign-fi-completes-ugandas-land-information-system/

https://fr.africanews.com/2020/02/19/modernisation-globale-de-ladministration-fonciere-faire-de-son-projet-systeme-dinformation-foncier-sif-un-succes/

https://www.ntv.co.ug/news/national/President-calls-for-modernisation-of-land-management/4522324-5463334-248pc6z/index.htm

https://landportal.org/news/2020/02/ign-fi-launch-results-implementation-uganda’s-10-year-national-land-information-system-