Dr Belachew Yirsa, a senior staff of the Institute of Land Administration, has successfully defended his PhD and received a doctoral degree on May 19, 2014 from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden. This is the second doctoral add

Institute of Land Administration staffs training on effective team building by motivational speaker and body mind connection expert held at Dangla

A signature ceremony to establishment Institute of Land Administration at Bahir Dar University.The signatories were The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) of Sweden, Amhara Environmental Protection, Land Administration and Use Authority (EPLAUA) and Bah

The Institute of Land Administration of Bahir Dar University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and a training agreement with the Federal Urban Land and Landed Property Registry and Information System Directorate  of the Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Construction on March29, 2014. The main objective of the MoU is to create a forum for both parties to collaborate in the area of research, training and consultancy service related to the registration of urban land in Ethiopia. Following the signature of the MoU, both parties have also entered into agreement for the training of 120 urban experts in the area of GIS and cadastral surveying. The training is also aimed to include among others, land adjudication and registration laws and procedure. The training shall be provided in two phases where in it is planned to train the first 30 students from mid-April to mid-June and the remaining 90 trainees during the summer period. The trainees will be selected from selected urban centers across the country and with the purpose of receiving the training to commence the much anticipated urban land adjudication and registration process. It is to be remembered that the FDRE parliament has adopted the Urban Landholding Registration Proclamation No. 818 in February 2014.

The Institute of Land Administrant (ILA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ethiopian Land Administration to Nurture Development (LAND) Program which is supported by the USAID in April 1, 2014. LAND has, among others, the objectives to support land administration institutions through capacity building of their experts. The MoU focuses mainly on three aspects: long and short term capacity building, establishment of a research hub in ILA, and conducting of assessment of implementation of rural land laws in Amhara region.

In the training part, it is intended to train 84 experts who are currently working in land administration institutions from across the country. The training will be given at MSc level and it is expected to be completed within two years. The project will cover the full travel, accommodation, food and research cost of students.

The research center idea is based on the need to coordinate and gear the land related research activities which are being conducted in the country by various governmental and non governmental institutions. The LAND program will provide the research fund on competitive base and shall be administer by ILA. Further, it is also planned to prepare a repository of all land related researches which have been made before so that they can be accessible to educators, researchers and policy makers.

The third component of the MoU is to make an assessment of the implementation of rural land laws in Amhara region. It has been more than ten years since the Rural Land Administration and Use Proclamation in Amhara region was proclaimed and it is high time to assess its effectiveness.

Gish Abay Inauguration event

Institute of Land Administration staffs training on effective team building by motivational speaker and body mind connection expert held at Dangla

GPS, total station and software training held at ILA Bahir Dar from april 7-12, 2014