UN SDG #8 Decent Work and Economic Growth UN SDG #8
UN SDG #1 No Poverty UN SDG #1

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Improving Land Ownership Documentation

Almost everywhere in the world the poor have one thing in common: the only significant asset they have is the land they occupy. Unfortunately, over one billion of the world's poor lack the simple security of any type of legal recognition that the land they occupy is theirs.

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Improving Land Ownership Documentation

Almost everywhere in the world the poor have one thing in common: the only significant asset they have is the land they occupy. Unfortunately, over one billion of the world's poor lack the simple security of any type of legal recognition that the land they occupy is theirs.
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According to renowned economist Hernando de Soto, the inability of the world’s poor to gain formal recognition of their property rights is a major stumbling block to alleviating poverty. In part this is because ownership is often informal or based on customary forms of tenure.

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