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Overview of Land Registration in Rwanda. Thierry Hoza Ngoga LAIS Implementation Manager National Land Centre. OUTLINE. Why land registration? Advantages of Land registration Ways of land registration Systematic Land Registration – Steps Where are we today? Sporadic Land Registration

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overview of land registration in rwanda

Overview of Land Registration in Rwanda

Thierry Hoza Ngoga

LAIS Implementation Manager National Land Centre

  • Why land registration?
  • Advantages of Land registration
  • Ways of land registration
  • Systematic Land Registration – Steps
  • Where are we today?
  • Sporadic Land Registration
  • The Way forward after first registration
  • Other useful updates
why land registration background
Why Land Registration? - Background
  • Vision 2020
  • National Land Policy - 2004
  • Organic Land Law - 2005
why land registration
Why Land Registration?
  • Land Registration is statutory – OLL art 30
  • The State guarantees the land ownership – OLL Art 3 – Security of tenure
  • Establishment of Unique National Land Registry - Policy
  • To reduce land disputes,
  • To provide a good foundation for economic growth, all in the interestsof all landowners
ways of land registration
Ways of land Registration

Systematic Land Registration – Land Tenure Regularisation

Sporadic registration or registration on demand

the systematic land registration
The systematic Land Registration

Land tenure regularisation: parcel by parcel and cell by cell

Estimated 8million parcels of land in Rwanda

Participatory approach with Cell Land Committees

General Boundary principle – using area orthophotos

Supported by GoR, DIFD, SIDA and EU

steps in systematic land registration

Notification of LTR areas

Training of Committees and Local Information Campaign

Demarcation and Adjudication

Objections and Corrections Period

Claims with objections

Claims with no objections

Abunzi/Dispute Resolution or other mediation

Final Registration and titling

Steps in Systematic Land Registration
demarcation and
Demarcation and …

Para-Surveyors, Adjudication Committee and neighbours

  • A claim is recorded in the claim register and fee paid.
  • A claim receipt issued
objection and correction
Objection and Correction
  • At cell level
  • Land claimants correct information from the database
  • Objections to claim can be made
achievments in db where are we today
Achievments in DB - Where are we today?
  • In all 30 Districts with:
    • Kigali City and Kirehe district covered in terms of Demarcation – O&C ongoing
  • 874 Cells covered out of 2148
  • By end of February 2011 4.3millions parcels demarcated (53%) with less than 1% disputes
  • Target to finish title issuance in Kigali City (June 2011)
  • Target to finish demarcation adjudication and demarcation in June 2012
  • Target to finish Issuance by December 2013
  • Condominium law passed by Parliament
  • Valuation law passed by Parliament
  • Survey law passed by Cabinet
  • Acte de Vente made in front of the Registrar removed from procedures in property transfer
  • Conditions of acceptance elaborated
  • Construction permit and urban planning unit in Kigali City is in place
  • District Land Officer took oath as Notaries for all land related maters
  • LAIS in place - functional
other useful update
Other useful update
  • National Land Use and Development Master Plan approved by Cabinet on 19th January 2011
other useful update con t
Other useful update (Con’t)
  • Existing land records in Kigali City indexed (LAA)
way forward after first registration
Way-forward after first registration
  • Land Administration Information System (LAIS) – Maintenance

A digital land Registration system based on systems and procedures

which are:




cost efficient;

responsive to customer requirements








Contract Module


Certificate Module






Offering Acceptance




(dep) Registrar



Responsibility of DLO

data already in the database
Data already in the database
  • 5 thousands land parcels
flexibility of the system
Flexibility of the system
  • Process divided in specific Process steps
  • Role and location based authorizations
  • Based on codes which are easy to change, information will be showed on Certificate or only by Inquiry
  • Digital Registry;
  • Can accommodate Cadastral information