Improving Land Sector Governance in the Philippines


A number of pre-requisites to goog governance in large-scale investments in rural lands and portions of the public domain are in place. However there remain inadequacies in implementation, monitoring, and provision of information required by both investors and host communities. Altogether, these have resulted in creating a negative perception on intents of large scale investments thereby undermining its effectiveness as a strategy for simulating inclusive growth in the rural sector.

Mapping forest lands boundary has been completed except for the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). However, the mapping and registration of all individual and communal rights within forest lands are still huge tasks tha t require resources and attention.

Source InstitutionWorld Bank
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Page Count179
Place of PublicationPasig City
Original Publication DateAugust 13, 2013