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Evaluating the Determinants of Land Information Utilization by Land Professionals

Ngalandji, Immanuel Natangwe (2012) Evaluating the Determinants of Land Information Utilization by Land Professionals.

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Abstract:The starting point of this research was the observation that in general public administrators have a different view on land information than land administrators. This research aims to evaluate the reasons for this difference.The evaluation drew upon a selection of 71 publications from 2000 to 2011. The research addresses three questions; what influence land information utilization by land professionals in public sector? When and how land information utilized in public sector? The evaluation shows that various factors influence land information utilization in public sector. Land professionals expertise, activities and the installation of Geo-ICT tools and techniques in organizations and the local regulations and policies are the main factors. Stakeholders primarily utilize land information in activities to satisfy their personal and organizational needs. When comparing land information utilization at different levels of government, the result shows that local level government have a higher stake in utilizing land information than national or federal government level.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:ITC: Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation
Programme:Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation MSc (75014)
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