Fridays for Climate | Land registration in Rwanda for climate action

Fridays for Climate | Land registration in Rwanda for climate action

Today, Rwanda is ranked second in the world in terms of regularisation of security of tenure and land registration 🌍. The Land Tenure Regularisation Programme (LTRP), supported by GCCA+, is having a long-term impact on mitigation and adaptation to climate change by landowners 🌱.
 
Once people have the security of tenure and feel they own the land, they invest in the protection of that land. This enables them to put forward actions for climate change mitigation and adaptation like planting trees, constructing anti-erosion measures such as using trenches and terracing and gaining access to finance by using their land as collateral 🌳.
 
Evidence from a pilot area in Rwanda showed that households that obtained land titles through LTRP were almost 10 % more likely to make or maintain soil-conservation investments in structures such as bunds, terraces and check dams.


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