USAID’S Mobile Application to Secure Tenure (MAST)

In Tanzania, USAID trains youth to map and record rural land rights with an easy-to-use smartphone app—MAST.

The process allows local people to receive government-issued Certificates of Customary Rights of Occupancy (CCROs) for their land. The CCROs, paired with USAID-delivered training on land laws and women’s land rights, are increasing tenure security, empowering women, and reducing conflict.

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