Social and economic impacts of land titling programmes in urban and peri-urban areas: international experience and case studies of Senegal and South Africa
This is the final report of a study that sought to assess the social and economic impacts of land titling and home ownership programmes in urban and peri-urban areas of developing countries. These programmes have been widely promoted by governments and international agencies despite limited empirical evidence of their benefits / impacts. Following a literature review, case studies were undertaken in Senegal and South Africa.
Payne, Geoffrey, Alain Durand-Lasserve, Carole Rakodi
Final report submitted to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Norway; Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA); Global Land Tools Network in UN-Habitat. Available at