Lessons from Land Administration Projects: A Review of Project Performance Assessments

Securing land rights plays an important role in driving economic growth and poverty reduction, and recently there has been increasing awareness of the relevance of land tenure issues to food security, climate change, rapid urbanization, informality, and indigenous peoples' rights. This note synthesizes cross-cutting findings from 14 Independent Evaluation Group assessments of land administration projects that the World Bank has supported from 1998 to 2014.