USAID Land Tenure Projects

A list of USAID projects with a significant portion of their budget allocated to strengthening land tenure and natural resource governance can be found below. Use the faceting to the left of the list to refine the list by project details, including project status, sector, region, and approximate funding.

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Communications, Evidence and Learning (CEL)

Climate Change and Natural Resource Management | Conflict | Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance | Economic Growth | Natural Resource Management | Women's Empowerment
Active Project
The Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) Communications, Evidence and Learning (CEL) project is a field support mechanism available to provide technical assistance to USAID field missions and Washington operating units. Funding for CEL derives from the Land and Urban Office and the Office of Local Sustainability, complemented by the following E3 Bureau...Read More
Tajikistan

Feed the Future Tajikistan Land Market Development Activity

Business Enabling Environment | Economic Growth | Food Security | Women's Empowerment
Active Project
In Tajikistan, access to land is a fundamental right, and the productive use of agricultural land is a key economic driver. Advancing growth in the agriculture sector holds the potential to reduce poverty and improve food security in rural areas of the country. However, without a functioning land market, recent gains in land reform may...Read More
Global Zambia, Ghana, Mozambique, India

Integrated Land and Resource Governance (ILRG)

Economic Growth | Conflict | Natural Resource Management | Climate Change and Natural Resource Management | Women's Empowerment
Active Project
The Integrated Land and Resource Governance (ILRG) program—managed by the E3/Land and Urban Office—is a broad, multi-faceted field support mechanism available for field Missions and USAID/Washington operating units to buy into for activities through July 2021. ILRG can provide short- and long-term technical assistance, analytical services, and field implementation in four areas: Supporting the development...Read More
Kosovo

Kosovo Property Rights Program

Business Enabling Environment | Economic Growth | Women's Empowerment
Active Project
The rule of law in Kosovo is constrained by poorly defined and enforced property rights, especially the property rights of women and members of minority communities. The absence of an effective property rights regime weakens democratic governance, impacts human rights, disempowers women and impedes sustainable economic growth. Working closely with the EU, the Kosovo Property...Read More
Global Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Zambia

Land Technology Solutions

Customary and Community Tenure | Food Security | Natural Resource Management | Women's Empowerment
Active Project
The USAID Land Technology Solutions (LTS) Project offers targeted, focused services to Missions and partners to enhance integration and use of the USAID Mobile Applications to Secure Tenure (MAST) in USAID activities. Services for USAID Missions Contact the experts in the E3/Land Office for technical services from the LTS team: Ioana Bouvier, USAID E3 Senior...Read More
Liberia

Liberia: Land Governance Support Activity

Conflict | Customary and Community Tenure | Women's Empowerment
Active Project
The Land Governance Support Activity (LGSA) supports the establishment of more effective land governance systems, ready to implement comprehensive reforms to improve equitable access to land and security of tenure, so as to facilitate inclusive sustained growth and development, ensure peace and security, and provide sustainable management of the environment. LGSA is applying USAID’s collaborating,...Read More
Philippines

Philippines: Strengthening Urban Resilience for Growth with Equity

Business Enabling Environment | Economic Growth | Sustainable Urbanization
Active Project
With wealth concentrated in Metro Manila and a few other primary cities, secondary and tertiary cities must elevate their role in spreading economic development. The Strengthening Urban Resilience for Growth with Equity (SURGE) Project is a five-year, $47.8 million project, which fosters the development of conditions for broad-based, inclusive and resilient economic growth for a critical...Read More
Tanzania

Tanzania: Feed the Future Tanzania Land Tenure Assistance Activity

Customary and Community Tenure | Economic Growth | Food Security | Women's Empowerment
Active Project
While Tanzania’s legal framework provides clear land tenure protections for men and women alike, village-level land tenure is frequently not secure and is often susceptible to outside interests. The land in many villages is typically not mapped, demarcated according to use, or registered—and there is significant disparity in how investors access land in Tanzania. Each...Read More
Ukraine

Ukraine: Agriculture and Rural Development Support

Business Enabling Environment | Economic Growth | Food Security
Active Project
The Agriculture and Rural Development Support (ARDS) project will support broad-based, resilient economic growth through a more inclusive, competitive, and better governed agriculture sector that provides attractive livelihoods to rural Ukrainians. The project consists of three components: Improve enabling environment and governance of the agricultural sector; Increase investment, productivity, employment, and incomes in the agricultural sector;...Read More