Making Land Legible: Cadastres for Urban Planning and Development in Latin America
The traditional cadastre – a public land registry typically used to track ownership and property taxation – is being reimagined throughout Latin America as a powerful tool to promote fiscal stability and guide urban planning initiatives, including building resilience in the face of climate change, according to new research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Advances in technology and data crowdsourcing have made this new multipurpose cadastre possible, say Diego Alfonso Erba and Mario Andrés Piumetto, authors of Making Land Legible: Cadastres for Urban Planning and Development in Latin America.
At Journalists Forum, in search of fiscal health
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy convened more than 50 leading reporters and editors in Washington, D.C. for a forum on the theme of municipal fiscal health. Speakers included Congressman Dan Kildee, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, New Yorker writer James Surowiecki, and NPR host Tom Ashbrook
Jane Campbell and Constance Mitchell Ford Join Lincoln Institute Board
Jane Campbell Constance Mitchell Ford Former Cleveland Mayor Jane L. Campbell and veteran Wall Street Journal journalist Constance Mitchell Ford have joined the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. “We welcome Jane Campbell and applaud her...
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