Cote d'Ivoire Land Policy Improvement and Implementation Project (WB-P157206)

  • Ivory Coast
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Mar 28, 2018
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 54.00 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jun 23, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jun 1, 2017

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Project Description

The development objective of the Land Policy Improvement and Implementation Project for Cote d'Ivoire is to build the capacities and institutions necessary to support implementation of the national rural land tenure security program and to register customary land rights in selected rural areas. The project comprises of four components. The first component, strengthening rural land institutions objective is to build the capacity of the institutions charged with implementation of the land policy and the 1998 rural land law and to establish a viable land information system and geodetic network. It consists of following sub-components: (i) support to institutions in charge of land policy; (ii) support to the rural land tenure agency; (iii) modernization of the land information system; and (iv) support to establish a national geodetic infrastructure. The second component, support implementation of the national rural land tenure security program objective is to develop and test a streamlined, simplified, low-cost, and participatory systematic registration process that will provide each and every land owner and land user with a formal document that recognizes their customary land rights - whether a land certificate or a lease agreement. It consists of following sub-components: (i) clarify existing rights and support village land tenure committee (CVGFRs); (ii) village boundary demarcation; (iii) certification of collective and individual land rights; and (iv) formalization of land use agreements. The third component, training for land tenure professional’s objective is to help develop the human resources necessary for the implementation of land policy at the national level.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
National Rural Land Agency (AFOR)
Cheick Daniel Bamba
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Constant Delbe
Directeur du Foncier Rural
Bernard Comoe
Directeur de la Planification



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