Frank Pichel is chief programme officer at Cadasta Foundation. He is a land administration specialist with experience in designing, managing and implementing land-related projects with a technology focus around the globe. Cadasta Foundation provides an open platform that enables property rights to be documented and administered by the individuals and communities that own them, in concert with government land agencies where possible. Visit for more information.


An Open Platform for Documenting Property Rights

A functioning land administration sector is the foundation of a national economy, critical for economic growth. Unfortunately, effective land registry and cadastral systems with national coverage exist in only a fraction of the world’s countries. Without accurate information regarding land rig... (read more)