This guide is a response to the challenges set by the overall global sustainable development agenda. The sustainable development agenda requires good land governance. However, this will only be achieved when effective land administration systems are fully operational. This guide presents the Fit-For-Purpose (FFP) land administration concept as an accelerator and enabler for implementing these global standards in developing countries.
It provides guidance for closing the security of tenure gap that exists in most developing countries, where often up to 90 per cent of the land
and the population are outside the formal land administration systems. However, the guide also relates to more developed countries that do not have complete land registration/cadastral coverage or where the maintenance of land information has failed.