Land Administration in the developing world
A resource for students and practitioners

By S. Rowton Simpson

First published in 1976 and now out of print, but made available on with the permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

The book is an authoritative survey of the history, principles and practice of land registration throughout the world. There are chapters on English land law, the Torrens system, boundaries and maps and the process of systematic adjudication. >>>



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3 October 2016

Swaziland Sustainable Land Administration and Management

Funded by the EU under it’s land governance programme in 9 African countries…[more]

16 July 2016

Horizontal Subdivision

Chapter 14 of Land Law and Registration by S R Simpson now available on Land Admin.

7 June 2016

Zimbabwe exports agricultural skills and entrepreneurship to South Africa

A good news story from the Zimbabwe land blog here.

21 March 2016

Selling England and Wales by the Pound

Private Eye has created an easily searchable online map of properties in England and Wales owned by offshore companies, which reveals the extent of British property interests of companies based in tax havens. Most are held in this way for tax avoidance and often to conceal dubious wealth.

29 February 2016

Protecting land and community resources in Africa

Devex Focus on: Land Matters

8 February 2016

Land Law and Registration

By S. Rowton Simpson

Chapter 13 Multiple Ownership, Fragmentation and Consolidation

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