Land Ownership 40% open


What data is expected?

Data should include maps of lands with parcel layer and display parcel boundaries in addition to a land registry with information on transactions of parcels of land. The assessment criteria were developed in collaboration with Cadasta Foundation. For more information on land ownership datasets and where they're located, see Cadasta Foundation's Data Overview](

  • Types of cadastre
  • Transaction history of parcel
  • Parcel boundaries
  • Parcel location
  • Data available for the entire country
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable No
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date No As the website indicates, Rwanda’s ministry is currently verifying land ownership data. It seems that data is not presented in updated form.
In an open and machine-readable format WFS
location href=""">rel="nofollow"> - Mining cadastre only
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Googled
characteristics Parcel boundaries, Parcel location
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Lands and Mapping Rwanda Natural Resources Authority, Deputy Registrars of Land Titles (per region), NSO, Mozambique Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy
Lands and Mapping Rwanda Natural Resources Authority indicates in 2014 report that parcels have been mapped and digitised: Regional management of land titles: The land lease title is prepared and issued by the Deputy Registrar of Land Titles of the region in which the land is located. Statistical yearbook shows numbers of registered parcels, also disaggregated by man and woman:

Meta data

Data location - Mining cadastre only
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   WFS
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
Last modified   Sun Aug 12 2018 19:23:47 GMT+0000 (UTC)