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By Cisomo Zulu Land is one of the fundamental privileges one can enjoy. Ownership of land promotes dignity and creates pathways to empowerment and economic opportunities. Secure land and property rights create incentives for investment in improving land and increasing value. It provides an asset that can be leveraged for business activities and other enterprises. Beyond promoting economic...

Land is Not an Adult Only Issue

By Olipa Katongo Kunda Access to and control of land is one of the challenges that young people face in Zambia. Land is a valued resource which youth are often expected to access through adults, or wait until they are adults to acquire. According to the Policy Brief, State of the Youth in Zambia : Education, Unemployment, and Poverty Reduction published in 2018, Zambia has a young population,...

What you need to know about getting an Order of Appointment of Administrator

Household properties that have belonged toa family for a long time often carry emotional attachment and rightfully require heirs to the property to obtain a Certificate of Title.  The first thing to be addressed in obtaining a Title Deed for a house left by a deceased family member under the Systematic Land Titling Programme is identifying who has the legal responsibility to be the administrator...

[BLOG POST] Interventions to meet the 50-50 gender parity of land ownership in Zambia: Is enough being done?

When a woman has legal access to and control over land and its profits, she improves her own life and that of her family. In order for this to happen, equitable laws, policies, systems and customs that promote and support women’s land ownership must be put into effect. International land reforms in recent years have included gender-related, progressive approaches to land administration…

Medici Land Governance, in partnership with the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, has launched the nationwide roll out of a land titling project targeting four million beneficiaries

On 28th October, 2020, Zambia's Lands and Natural Resources Minister Jean Kapata launched a project to deliver four million titles under the National Land Titling Programme in partnership with Medici Land Governance. Ministers of Justice, Livestock and Gender as well as Provincial Ministers from Southern, Copperbelt and Central attended the colorful ceremony in Lusaka, Zambia. Ms Kapata said the...

Medici Land Governance Signs MOU with Lusaka City, Zambia to Develop and Deploy a Land Governance Platform and Support Property Title Issuance

SALT LAKE CITY, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announced that Medici Land Governance (MLG), its blockchain subsidiary focused on land administration, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Lusaka City Council (LCC) that will lead to the issuance of no fewer than 250,000 certificates of title related to real property under the jurisdiction of...

Medici Land Governance Signs MOU with Lusaka City, Zambia to Develop and Deploy a Land Governance Platform and Support Property Title Issuance

SALT LAKE CITY, July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) has announced that its blockchain-meets-property rights subsidiary, Medici Land Governance, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Trevor Kaunda, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources in Zambia, to develop a program for systematic land governance within the country....