For over a period of more than ten years Swedesurvey conducted a land registration project on behalf of La Unidad Técnico-Jurídica, UTJ-PROTIERRA of the Ministry of Agriculture in Guatemala. Swedesurvey advised on the development and implementation of a cadastral and land information system, on methodology for cadastral surveying and registration and the elaboration of a draft cadastral law and technical standards and a new geodetic datum was established. Advice was given on the drawing up of technical specifications for aerial photography and orthophoto mapping and, in a pilot project, cadastral maps were adapted to the new geodetic datum and information updated and digitized.

Projects in this country: Land Registration in Guatemala

Land Registration – for peace and development 

Guatemala has since more than 100 years a Land Register (Registro de la Propiedad de Inmuebles) with titles to land and a mortgage registration. But there is no sufficient...

Country area: 
109 000
Country inhabitants: 
Mestizo, others
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Country capital: 
Guatemala city
Country currency: 
Quetzal (GTQ)