Project Goals

Project Goals

To consolidate and strengthen land administration and management systems efficient and transparent service delivery, through reviews and enactment of appropriate land administration laws and regulations, capacity building for Land Sector Agencies, Land Owners  and relevant NGOs, and streamline business procedures within the Land Agencies.

  • complete the drafting of the Land and Land Use Planning Bills and support the preparation Legislative Instruments for the Land Act the Land Use  and Planning Act; the Lands Commission Act; and the  Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands Act;
  • improve the Deeds and Titles Registration Systems in terms of security and reduction of turn-around time  for service delivery;
  • continue to pilot Systematic Title Registration in selected areas, and support the systematic demarcation and documentation of customary land rights within participating traditional authority areas;
  • improve mapping systems;
  • undertake Street Addressing for selected areas;
  • develop information and valuation systems to  increase revenue generation by Land Agencies and District Assemblies; and
  • improve capacity of Land Sector Agencies and Private Sector Providers, and Community-based institutions in the form of Customary Land Secretariats (CLS). 

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Background Information

In 1999, the Government of Ghana launched the National Land Policy. The Policy outlined long term land administration reform processes with the aim of stimulating economic development, reduce poverty and promote social stability. The Land Administration Project (LAP-1) was initiated in 2003 to implement the Policy. LAP-1 laid the foundation for sustainable decentralized land administration system that is fair, efficient, cost effective and ensures land tenure security. LAP-1 ended in 2011 and LAP-2 commenced in the same year.

Contact us

National Project Co-ordinator Land Administration Project (LAP) Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources 
P. O. Box MB 212 
Accra, Ghana

  • Tel: 233 – 0302 – 0302 - 676139/667308
  • Fax: 233 –  0302 – 666801

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Project Beneficiaries

  • Landowners and Traditional Authorities;
  • Small- scale Farmers including women;
  • Tenant Farmers, including women;
  • Leaseholders, including women;
  • Land Sector Agencies;
  • Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies;
  • Judiciary (District, Circuit and High Courts) and the Ghana
  • Bar Association;
  • Estate Developers and Service Provider e.g Electricity, Water, Fire Service and Telecommunications,