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Geospatial technology innovations for land tenure security in East Africa

Deliverables

Project website (initial version)

Project website (initial version)

Kick-off workshop activities and press

Kick-off workshop activities and press

Launch events for product and services

Launch events for product and services

Design of business model and set up of business plan

Design of business model and set up of business plan

Review of governance and capacity development models

Review of governance and capacity development models

Adapted and generalised models

Adapted and generalised models

Field data collection instruments

Field data collection instruments

Specification of Advisory Board members

Specification of Advisory Board members

Specification of Valorization Panel members

Specification of Valorization Panel members

Manual for regulation practice per target country regarding land tenure recording using UAVs

Manual for regulation practice per target country regarding land tenure recording using UAVs

Governance definition

Governance definition

Concept of extended LADM ontology

Concept of extended LADM ontology

Requirements synthesis

Requirements synthesis

Documentation of extended LADM

Documentation of extended LADM

Training Manuals

Training manuals for mobile image and data processing platform, dissemination tool, and cadastal database with extended spatial references

Stakeholder holder audit

Stakeholder holder audit

Review and application results from Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Kenya

Review and application results from Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Kenya

Initial versions of its4land governance and capacity development models

Initial versions of its4land governance and capacity development models

Release of first version of Data Management Plan

First version of Data Management Plan

Documentation of spatial concepts and terminology

Documentation of spatial concepts and terminology

Academic publications on requirements

Academic publications on requirements

Mobile image processing platform

Mobile image processing platform

Land tenure dissemination and integration tool

Land tenure dissemination and integration tool

Cadastre database with qualitative extended spatial references

Cadastre database with qualitative extended spatial references

Technical report and manual on key flight scenarios

Technical report and manual on key flight scenarios

Implementation of sketchmap alignment prototype with existing map

Implementation of sketchmap alignment prototype with existing map

Mobile qualitative data processing platform

Mobile qualitative data processing platform

Technical report and software prototype on automated feature extraction methods

Technical report and software prototype on automated feature extraction methods

Implementation of qualitative representation of sketchmap

Implementation of qualitative representation of sketchmap

Ethics Approval

Ethics approval for all concerns reported in Annex 1, Part B, Section 5.1. Process commences at the start of WP2, first submissions to relevant ethics bodies are made by M3, with intention that all data collection instruments, methods, and assurances are finalised by M9 at the latest

Implementation of semantic recognition of sketched objects

Implementation of semantic recognition of sketched objects

Technical report and software prototype on UAV methods

Technical report and software prototype on UAV methods

Technical report and software prototype on methods to automatically georeference sketchmaps

Technical report and software prototype on methods to automatically georeference sketchmaps

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Publications

HARMONIZING LAWS AND REGULATIONS WITH NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIONS IN LAND ADMINISTRATION

Author(s): Tarek Zein
Published in: Issue 2018, 2018

Its4land – Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Innovative Geospatial Tools for Fit-For-Purpose Land Rights Mapping

Author(s): M. Koeva, S. Crommelinck, C. Stocker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, I. Buntinx, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, S. Jan, T. Zein, C. Timm, K. Kundert, P. Nkerabigwi, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba
Published in: Proceedings of XXVI FIG Congress 2018, 6-11 May 2018, Instanbul, Turkey., Issue 2018, 2018

Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Strengthening Land Rights for the Youths in Kenya

Author(s): Odwe, P., Mwasumbi, A., Wayumba, R.
Published in: Proceedings of Conference on Land Policy in Africa, 14-17 November 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia., Issue 2017, 2017

Towards UAV-based Land Tenure Data Acquisition in Rwanda: Needs Assessment and Technology Response

Author(s): Claudia Stöcker, S. Ho, M. Koeva, P. Nkerabigwi, C. Schmidt, J. Zevenbergen, R. Bennett
Published in: Proceedings of XXVI FIG Congress 2018, 6-11 May 2018, Instanbul, Turkey., Issue 2018, 2018

Modelling local knowledge for inclusive and responsive land information systems: the Southern Kenyan Maasai ontology

Author(s): Chipofya, M., Karamesouti, M., Jan, S., Schwering, A., Murcia, C., Schultz, C., Ho, S., Osewe, G., Chika, B
Published in: Proceedings of 19th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, 19–23 March, Washington, DC, USA., Issue 2018, 2018

SLIC superpixels for object delineation from UAV data

Author(s): Crommelinck, Sophie Bennett, Rohan Gerke, Markus Koeva, Mila Yang, Michael Ying Vosselman, Goerge
Published in: Proceedings of International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics, 4–7 September 2017, Bonn, Germany., Issue 2017, 2017

Towards innovative geospatial tools for fit-for-purpose land rights mapping. The ISPRS Geospatial week 2017, Wuhan, China, 18-22 September 2017.

Author(s): M. Koeva, R. Bennett, M. Gerke, S. Crommelinck, C. Stöcker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, C. Schultz, T. Zein, M. Biraro, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba, K. Kundert.
Published in: Proceedings of the ISPRS Geospatial week 2017, Wuhan, China, 18-22 September 2017., Issue 2017, 2017

Building third generation land tools: its4land, smart sketchmaps, UAVs, automatic feature extraction, and the geocloud.

Author(s): Bennet, R., Gerke, M., Koeva, M., Crompvoets, J., Ho, S., Schwering, A., Chipofya, M., Schultz, C., Zein, T., Biraro, M., Alemie, B., Wayumba, R., Kundert, K., Crommelinck, S. Stöcker, C
Published in: Proceedings of LANDac Annual International Conference 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands, 29-30 June 2017., Issue 2017, 2017

Implementing Innovative Land Tenure Tools in East-Africa: SWOT-Analysis Of Land Governance

Author(s): Buntinx, I., Crompvoets, J., Ho, S., Broucker, B
Published in: Proceedings of FIG Working Week Conference. Helsinki, Finland, 29 May – 2 June 2017., Issue 2017, 2017

Responsible Land Governance—Towards an Evidence-Based Approach

Author(s): Bennett, R., Gerke, M., Crompvoets, J., Ho, S., Schwering, A., Chipofya, M., Schultz, C., Zein, T., Biraro, M., Alemie, B., Wayumba, R., Kundert, K., Crommelinck, S., Stöcker, C.
Published in: Proceedings of Land and Poverty Conference 2017 Washington DC, USA, Issue 2017, 2017

Its4land – 7 Innovations, 7 lessons, 70 minutes

Author(s): Bennett, R., Zevenbergen, J., Zein, T., Koeva, M., Ho, S., Crompvoets, J.
Published in: Proceedings of Land and Poverty Conference 2017 Washington DC, USA, Issue 2017, 2017

Towards Smart Sketch Maps for Community-driven Land Tenure Recording Activities.

Author(s): Chipofya, M., Jan, S., Schultz, C., and Schwering, A.
Published in: Proceedings of AGILE 2017 – Wageningen, May 9 - 12, 2017, Issue 2017, 2017

Building Third Generation Land Tools: Its4land, Smart Sketchmaps, UAVs, Automatic Feature Extraction, and the GeoCloud

Author(s): Bennett, R., Gerke, M., Crompvoets, J., Ho, S., Schwering, A., Chipofya, M., Schultz, C., Zein, T., Biraro, M., Alemie, B., Wayumba, R., Kundert, K., Crommelinck, S., Stöcker, C.
Published in: Proceedings of the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, March 20-24, Washington D.C., United States., Issue 2017, 2017

Mass Registration of Land Parcels Using Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration: Procedures and Methods

Author(s): Zein, T.
Published in: Proceedings of the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, March 20-24, Washington D.C., United States., Issue 2017, 2017

Geospatial technology innovations for land tenure security in East Africa – getting needs

Author(s): Buntinx, I., Ho, S., Crompvoets, J., Broucker, B. and Pattyn, V.
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th GSDI World Conference, 29 Nov – 2 Dec, Taipei, Taiwan., Issue 2016, 2016

Geospatial technology innovations for land tenure security in East Africa

Author(s): Crompvoets, J., Zein, T.
Published in: Proceedings of the 4th High Level Form on UN-GGIM, April, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia., Issue 2016, 2016

Applying the knowledge innovation value chain model to land administration research

Author(s): Ghawana, T., Bennett, R.M., Oliveira, J., Zevenbergen, J.A., Paixão, S. and Carneiro, A.F.T.
Published in: Proceedings of FIG working week 2016, Issue 2016, 2016

The intelligent cadastre

Author(s): Bennett, R.M., Asiama, K.O. and Zevenbergen, J.A.
Published in: Presented at: Joint workshop FIG commission 3 & commission 7 : crowdsourcing of land information, 16-20 November 2015, St Julians, Malta. 31, Issue 2015, 2015

Linking new survey data acquisition methods and maintenance, Assessing technological possibility against societal need: smart sketchmaps for Fit For Purpose Land Administration

Author(s): Armsing, C.
Published in: Proceedings of 7th International LADM Workshop, March 17th, TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands., Issue 2017, 2017

Quality assessment of combined IMU/GNSS data for direct georeferencing in the context of UAV-based mapping

Author(s): Claudia Stöcker, F. Nex, M. Koeva, M. Gerke
Published in: International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics, 4–7 September 2017, Bonn, Germany., Issue 2017, 2017

Towards Innovative Geospatial Tools For Fit-For-Purpose Land Rights Mapping

Author(s): Mila Koeva, Rohan Bennett, Markus Gerke, Sophie Crommelinck, Claudia Stöcker, Joep Crompvoets, Serene Ho, Angela Schwering, Malumbo Chipofya, Tarek Zein, Mireille Biraro, Berhanu Alemie, Robert Wayumba, Kaspar Kunder
Published in: Proceedings of NCG Symposium 2017 Delft, 2 November 2017, Issue 2017, 2017

Lunching with smart Cadastrobots

Author(s): Rohan Bennett
Published in: Presented at: 4th FIG young surveyors European meeting, Issue 2016, 2016

Towards UAV-based Land Tenure Data Acquisition

Author(s): Claudia Stöcker, Francesco Nex, Mila Koeva, Rohan Bennett, Jaap Zevenbergen
Published in: Proceedings of NCG Symposium 2017 Delft, 2 November 2017, Issue 2017, 2017

UAVs for cadastral applications - the its4land EU project (in German)

Author(s): Gerke, Markus Stöcker, Claudia Crommelinck, Sophie Koeva, Mila
Published in: Proceedings of DVW-SeminarAt: Hamburg, Germany, Issue 2018, 2018

Building Third Generation Land Tools: Its4land, Smart Sketchmaps, UAVs, Automatic Feature Extraction, and the GeoCloud

Author(s): Rohan Bennett, Markus Gerke, Joep Crompvoets, Serene Ho, Angela Schwering, Malumbo Chipofya, Carl Schultz, Tarek Zein, Mireille Biraro, Berhanu Alemie, Robert Wayumba, Kaspar Kundert, Sophie Crommelinck, Claudia Stöcker
Published in: Proceedings of the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, Issue 2017, 2017

Applying the knowledge innovation value chain model to land administration research

Author(s): Ghawana, T., Bennett, R.M., Oliveira, J., Zevenbergen, J.A., Paixão, S. and Carneiro, A.F.T.
Published in: Proceedings of FIG working week 2016 : recovery from disaster, Issue 2016, 2016, Page(s) 10 p

Towards Smart Sketch Maps for Community-driven Land Tenure Recording Activities

Author(s): Chipofya, Sahib, Schultz, Schwerring
Published in: Proceedings of the Agile Conference 2017, Issue 2017, 2017, Page(s) TBC

The intelligent cadastre

Author(s): Bennett, R.M., Asiama, K.O. and Zevenbergen, J.A.
Published in: Proceedings of the Joint workshop FIG commission 3 & commission 7 : crowdsourcing of land information, Issue 2015, 2015

Geospatial technology innovations for land tenure security in East Africa - getting needs.

Author(s): Buntinx, I., Ho, S., Crompvoets, J., Broucker, B. and Pattyn, V.
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th GSDI World Conference, Issue 2016, 2016

Geospatial technology innovations for land tenure security in East Africa

Author(s): Joep Crompvoets, Tarek Zein
Published in: Proceedings of the 4th High Level Form on UN-GGIM, Issue 2016, 2016

Mass Registration of Land Parcels Using Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration: Procedures and Methods

Author(s): Tarek Zein
Published in: Proceedings of the Annual World Bank on Land and Poverty, Issue 2017, 2017

its4land - Innovative Geospatial Tools for Fit-for-Purpose Land Rights Mapping

Author(s): Mila KOEVA; Sophie CROMMELINCK; Claudia Stöcker; Joep CROMPVOETS; Serene HO; César CASIANO; Angela SCHWERING; Malumbo CHIPOFYA, Sahib JAN; Tarek ZEIN; Christian TIMM; Kaspar KUNDERT; Placide NKERABIGWI; Berhanu ALEMIE; Robert WAYUMBA
Published in: 4th Annual National Land Conference of the Institute of Land Administration at Bahir Dar University, Issue 2019, 2019

Evaluation of UAV-based technology to capture land rights in Kenya: displaying stakeholder perspectives through interactive gaming

Author(s): Claudia Stöcker, Mila Koeva, Jaap Zevenbergen, Rohan Bennett
Published in: 20th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2019: Catalyzing Innovation, Issue 2019, 2019

FIT-FOR-PURPOSE LAND ADMINISTRATION: AN IMPLEMENTATION MODEL FOR CADASTRE AND LAND ADMINISTRATION SYSTEMS

Author(s): Tarek Zein
Published in: 2016 WORLD BANK CONFERENCE ON LAND AND POVERTY, Issue 2016, 2016

Evaluation of UAV-based technology to capture land rights in Kenya: displaying stakeholder perspectives through interactive gaming

Author(s): Stöcker, E. C., Koeva, M. N., Zevenbergen, J. A. & Bennett, R. M.
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

Uav-based cadastral mapping: an assessment of the impact of flight parameters and ground truth measurements on the absolute accuracy of derived orthoimages

Author(s): Stöcker, C., Nex, F., Koeva, M. & Gerke, M., 4 Jun 2019
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

Smart Sustainable Futures in Land Administration: A Role for Emerging Technologies

Author(s): Serene Ho, Malumbo Chipofya, Claudia Stöcker, Sophie Crommelink and Christian Timm5
Published in: Issue 2018, 2018

UAV Technology: Opportunities to support the updating process of the Rwandan cadastre

Author(s): Stöcker, C. , Koeva, M. N. , & Zevenbergen, J. A.
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

“The Maasai of southern Kenya domain model of land use”. 

Author(s): M. Karamesouti, C. Schultz, M. Chipofya, S. Jan, C. Eduardo Murcia Galeano, A. Schwering and C. Timm.
Published in: Issue 2018, 2018

What do communities want from land reform? A socio-technical exploration of community-led land rights documentation projects

Author(s): Kate Fairlie, Frank Pichel, Serene Ho
Published in: Issue 2018, 2018

Scaling emerging geospatial technologies for land administration: understanding institutional innovation dynamics through a Technological Innovation System perspective

Author(s): Serene Ho, Tarek Zein, Placide Nkerabigwi, Valerie Pattyn, Joep Crompvoets
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

Innovative remote sensing applications to support land tenure mapping in Kenya, Powerpoint

Author(s): Mila Koeva, Claudia Stöcker, Sophie Crommelinck, Jaap Zevenbergen, George Vosselman
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

Data quality assessment of UAV-based products for land tenure recording in East Africa.

Author(s): Stöcker, C. , Nex, F. C. , Koeva, M. N. , & Zevenbergen, J. A. (2018)
Published in: Issue 2018, 2018

“Its4land – Innovative Geospatial Tools for Fit-for-Purpose Land Rights Mapping”.

Author(s): M. Koeva, S. Crommelinck, C. Stocker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, C. Casiano, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, S. Jan, T. Zein, C. Timm, K. Kundert, P. Nkerabigwi, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba.
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

UAV Technology: Opportunities and Limitations to support Land Administration: powerpoint.

Author(s): Stöcker, E. C. , Koeva, M. N. , & Zevenbergen, J. A.
Published in: Issue 2018, 2018

Governance Frameworks for the Sustainable Implementation of UAVs in Rwanda.

Author(s): Buntinx, I., Casiano Flores, C., and Crompvoets, J.
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

Its4land - Innovative Geospatial Tools for Fit-For-Purpose Land Rights Mapping

Author(s): M. Koeva, S. Crommelinck, C. Stocker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, C. Casiano, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, S. Jan, T. Zein, C. Timm, K. Kundert, P. Nkerabigwi, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

“Evaluating Sketch Maps Qualitatively: A new Software-Supported Method”

Author(s): A. Schwering, S. Jan, J. Krukar, M. Chipofya.
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

Needs Assessment in Land Administration: The Potential of the Nominal Group Technique

Author(s): Serene Ho, Valérie Pattyn, Bruno Broucker, Joep Crompvoets
Published in: Land, Issue 7/3, 2018, Page(s) 87, ISSN 2073-445X
DOI: 10.3390/land7030087

INTERACTIVE CADASTRAL BOUNDARY DELINEATION FROM UAV DATA

Author(s): S. Crommelinck, B. Höfle, M. N. Koeva, M. Y. Yang, G. Vosselman
Published in: ISPRS Annals of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Issue IV-2, 2018, Page(s) 81-88, ISSN 2194-9050
DOI: 10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-2-81-2018

Review of Automatic Feature Extraction from High-Resolution Optical Sensor Data for UAV-Based Cadastral Mapping

Author(s): Sophie Crommelinck, Rohan Bennett, Markus Gerke, Francesco Nex, Michael Yang, George Vosselman
Published in: Remote Sensing, Issue 8/8, 2016, Page(s) 689, ISSN 2072-4292
DOI: 10.3390/rs8080689

Developing fit-for-purpose technologies for land tenure security in East Africa: grasping the social challenges of innovation

Author(s): Ho, S., Crompvoets, J. and Buntinx, I
Published in: Land Journal, RICS, Issue 2018, 2018, ISSN 1754-9094

Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Improving Land Registration in Kenya. In: International Journal of Research in Engineering and Science

Author(s): Wayumba, R. , Mwangi, P., Chege, P
Published in: IJRES, Issue 2017, 2017, ISSN 2320-9356

Contour Detection for UAV-Based Cadastral Mapping

Author(s): Sophie Crommelinck, Rohan Bennett, Markus Gerke, Michael Ying Yang and George Vosselman
Published in: Remote Sensing, Issue 2017, 2017, Page(s) 171, ISSN 2072-4292
DOI: 10.3390/rs9020171

Cognitively Plausible Representations for the Alignment of Sketch and Geo-referenced Maps

Author(s): Sahib Jan,Angela Schwering,Carl Schultz,and Malumbo Chipofya
Published in: Journal of Spatial Information Science, Issue 2017, 2017, Page(s) In Press, ISSN 1948-660X

Unmanned Aerial System Imagery, Land Data and User Needs: A Socio-Technical Assessment in Rwanda

Author(s): Claudia Stöcker, Serene Ho, Placide Nkerabigwi, Cornelia Schmidt, Mila Koeva, Rohan Bennett, Jaap Zevenbergen
Published in: Remote Sensing, Issue 11/9, 2019, Page(s) 1035, ISSN 2072-4292
DOI: 10.3390/rs11091035

Unmanned Aerial System Imagery, Land Data and User Needs: A Socio-Technical Assessment in Rwanda.

Author(s): Stöcker, C., Ho, S., Nkerabigwi, P., Schmidt, C. , Koeva, M. N., Bennett, R. M. , & Zevenbergen, J. A. 
Published in: Remote Sensing, Issue 2019, 2019, ISSN 2072-4292

Application of Deep Learning for Delineation of Visible Cadastral Boundaries from Remote Sensing Imagery

Author(s): S. Crommelinck, M. N. Koeva, M. Y. Yang, G. Vosselman
Published in: Remote Sensing, Issue 2019, 2019, ISSN 2072-4292

Innovative Remote Sensing Methodologies for Kenyan Land Tenure Mapping

Author(s): Mila Koeva, Claudia Stöcker, Sophie Crommelinck, Serene Ho, Malumbo Chipofya, Jan Sahib, Rohan Bennett, Jaap Zevenbergen, George Vosselman, Christiaan Lemmen, Joep Crompvoets, Ine Buntinx, Gordon Wayumba, Robert Wayumba, Peter Ochieng Odwe, George Ted Osewe, Beatrice Chika, Valerie Pattyn
Published in: Remote Sensing, Issue 12/2, 2020, Page(s) 273, ISSN 2072-4292
DOI: 10.3390/rs12020273

Review of the Current State of UAV Regulations

Author(s): Claudia Stöcker, Rohan Bennett, Francesco Nex, Markus Gerke, Jaap Zevenbergen
Published in: Remote Sensing, Issue 9/5, 2017, Page(s) 459, ISSN 2072-4292
DOI: 10.3390/rs9050459

UAV-BASED CADASTRAL MAPPING: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF FLIGHT PARAMETERS AND GROUND TRUTH MEASUREMENTS ON THE ABSOLUTE ACCURACY OF DERIVED ORTHOIMAGES

Author(s): C. Stöcker, F. Nex, M. Koeva, M. Gerke
Published in: ISPRS - International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Issue XLII-2/W13, 2019, Page(s) 613-617, ISSN 2194-9034
DOI: 10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-2-w13-613-2019

Its4land – Developing innovative geospatial tools for fit-for-purpose land rights mapping.

Author(s): M. Koeva, S. Crommelinck, C. Stocker, J. Crompvoets, S. Ho, I. Buntinx, A. Schwering, M. Chipofya, S. Jan, T. Zein, C. Timm, K. Kundert, P. Nkerabigwi, B. Alemie, R. Wayumba.
Published in: Coordinates, Issue 2018, 2018

Towards Cadastral Intelligence?

Author(s): S. Crommelinck, M. N. Koeva
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019

Automating image-based cadastral boundary mapping

Author(s): S.Crommelinck
Published in: Issue 2019, 2019