Supporting Transparent Land Governance in Ukraine Program

The World Bank and the EU Program


aims to support the Government of Ukraine
in introducing transparent land market to enhance efficiency of land use and provide a basis for investment in the rural sector

The program aims to support the Government of Ukraine

in introducing transparent agricultural land market to enhance efficiency of land use and provide a basis for investment in the rural sector

With the support of the European Union

Land Governance Monitoring in Ukraine: 2016-2017

The Yearbook is the reference book containing information on all key indicators on the state of land governance in Ukraine, accumulated by the central authorities..


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Program Results

The program aims to support the Government of Ukraine in introducing transparent agricultural land market to enhance efficiency of land use and provide a basis for investment in the rural sector.


 

75

Gha


is the area covered by remote satellite-based land sensing of actual land use in the framework of the Program

More than

400

lawyers


upgraded their qualification in land legal relations through trainings within the Program, including over 125 advocate lawyers

 

18

trainings


for law specialists (advocates; lawyers of the Free Legal Aid System; lawyers of OTGs and local self-government; land surveyors and notaries) were held in Kyiv, Lviv, Mykolaiv, Bila Tserkva, and Voznesensk in November-December 2018

 

60

visits


were arrangedin rural areas where legal advice was provided to more than 400 people during September-December 2018

 

65

indicators


from 6 authorities are included in "The Land Governance Monitoring" – the most complete Ukrainian database of land governance, supported by the Program. The 2016-2017 data including data analysis were presented in October 2018

Program Components

1

Transparency of data

Land Governance Monitoring: Data collection in oblasts and rayons – Software development for automated data collection – Establishing a specialized portal for public access to data

Economic analysis: Supporting development and implementation of major steps of land reform – Modelling economic results of various scenarios of land reform launch and implementation – Promoting evidence-based political dialogue

2

Complete and accurate data in the Land Cadastre and Registry of Rights

Supporting error correction in the Cadastre: Digitization of privatization plans – Completing cadastral data with historical records – Developing a methodology for system error correction – Propositions for improving error correction procedures.

Supporting registration of state and communal land

Supporting registration of administrative boundaries

3

Efficient land governance

Analysis of actual land use: Remote agricultural land sensing (satellite monitoring): actual use data across Ukraine – Designing and establishing a geoportal for data public access – Developing a methodology for efficient land governance (in amalgamated territorial communities)

Access to legal aid for landowners and land users: SMS-alert system to inform owners on parcel data modifications – Capacity building of free legal aid provision

Supporting amendments to legislative and regulatory basis for land governance: simplifying registration and other land governance procedures to reduce related costs and time

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