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Tanzania officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region. It borders Uganda to the north; Kenya to the northeast; Comoro Islands and the Indian Ocean to the east; Mozambique and Malawi to the south; Zambia to the southwest; and Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, is in northeastern Tanzania. Tanzania is home to two renowned tourism destinations - Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, and wildlife-rich national parks such as the Serengeti.

Facts and Figures
Capital: Dodoma
Population: (2021 est.) 59,678,000
Area 945,087 sq km (364,900 sq miles)
Major languages English, Swahili
Major religions Christianity, Islam
Life expectancy 63 years (men), 67 years (women)
Currency Tanzanian shilling

Source UN, World Bank


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Tanzania Land Governance Assessment Framework

The Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) assesses the status of land governance at Country level in a participatory process that draws systematically on local expertise and existing evidence. The LGAF is designed to help countries to involve all relevant stakeholder groups to participate in technical assessment to assess and rank countries.’ land governance status against global good practice using a common framework. In Tanzania the framework for landholding is regulated under a set of statutes that recognize grants of Rights of Occupancy (GRO) with Certificates of Title, in what are categorized as General and Reserved Lands.

Alongside these are Customary Rights of Occupancy (CRO) that may be granted or issued with Certificates of Customary Rights of Occupancy (CCRO) which relate mostly to the category of Village Land.  The Land Act, Cap. 113 regulates the issuance of GRO while the Village Land Act Cap. 114 (VLA) regulates CRO and the issuance of CCRO, together these statutes are known as the Land Acts. While GROs are largely granted in the urban and formal sector, the CCRO are largely issued in rural areas. With regard to these occupancy arrangements this report makes certain overall finding that are summarily presented

Land Portal

Kenneth Kasera 2022-02-21 09:44:44
The Land Portal Foundation was established to create, curate, and disseminate land governance information by fostering an inclusive and accessible data landscape. Over the last decade, the portal has evolved from a simple information gateway to become a knowledge broker, a resource base, a vibrant online community of users, and a trusted voice within global land governance. This is ...
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EALAN Scientific Database

Jossam Potel 2021-09-23 09:13:28
When you want to write an article, solve a problem or some research the first thing you need is information or as you could say you need to conduct a literature search. In this page you can find several databases mentioned to help you finding the proper information. You can also find scientific output by EALAN member organisations.
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Rwanda GeoPortal

Jean Pierre Hitimana 2021-09-22 13:35:27
Rwanda Admin Boundaries:  http://geoportal.rlma.rw/layers/?limit=100&offset=0
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Open Buildings Africa (by Google AI)

Kaspar Kundert 2021-08-05 16:58:11
The freely downloadable dataset created by Google AI for Social Good contains 516M building detections (which can be entire buildings, parts of buildings and sometimes artefacts), across an area of 19.4M km2 (64% of the African continent).For each building detection in this dataset the polygon describing its footprint on the ground, a confidence score indicating how sure we are that this is a...
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