This discussion document is in is intended for internal capacity building within LandNNES and as a concept note for purposes of making policy. The document seeks to:
● first, provide a broad high-level overview to indicate South Africa’s land data ecosystem.
● the second objective of the document is to promote the development of a land data infrastructure within broad parameters of Open Government Data.
● to make key policy and practical proposals that are aimed at a multi-stakeholder forum that includes government, business, or private sector players with an interest in land.
● map current and future initiatives and also makes proposals for further research. This is an initial study, which will by its nature have gaps, but provide a starting point.
6th Dec 2021