Ghana extends urban land MIS to improve revenue collection

The Ghanaian Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is embarking on a street naming and house numbering exercise, part of the  Urban Management Land Information System, to ensure that  revenue collecting agencies can efficiently collect land rents and other fees. The absence of an effective revenue collection system is reducing the capacity of district […]

UNCTAD Conference discusses Natural Resource Information Exchange

The 13th UNCTAD Africa Oil, Gas & Minerals Trade & Finance Conference which ends today in Bamako dedicated a session to Natural Resource Information Exchange. Topics discussed included:  Standards, processes and procedures of gathering data; Access to data by third party; Investor access to data; Regulatory framework; Collecting and releasing data; Data management; Tools and […]