International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Urban and Regional Planning | India | Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021


A Study on the Challenges and Prospects to Establish Cadastral System using Research Methodology in Finote Selam City, Ethiopia

Tsegaye Desalgne Yenawonden | Shreedhara Veditherakal


Abstract: Land and its resources have been the basis of wealth for the societies since the beginning of civilization. It has reached a stage of scarcity especially in urban areas; thus, management of such land and its resources is vital. The cadastral system widely used as a tool for managing land. The objective of this study is to assess the resources, identifying actors and capacity building level. The study employed both qualitative and quantitative approach, descriptive & cross-sectional time, and descriptive research. In order to collect the required data survey methods such as questionnaire and interview instruments were incorporated in this study. Based on the study it is observed that occurrence of certificate ownership and Tax collected from land and property was not adequate, this hinders urban socio-economic growth. It is opinioned that the existing resources were not adequate; it requires 29-33 different experts’ and 3.3 up-to 3.5 million birr per year. For capacity building at individuals, organizational and social levels were essential to establish cadastral system. Hence, practical recommendations are forwarded to make objectives of the town to be fulfilled. To mitigate the administrative problems in establishing cadastral system the local government will give urgent attention by making partnerships with stakeholders to become cost effective and productive. As a result of non- functional cadastral system in Finote Selam town it is recommended that to take up initiative to establish cadastral system. It is suggested that a legal type of cadaster in progressive manner, it would be developed in to fiscal and multipurpose cadaster. Use low profile approach and adopting innovative source finance like collect tax from property and tax increment in land. Thus, the creation of an up-to-dated & efficient land information system can provide much to alleviate problems.


Keywords: Land, Cadaster, Registration


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021,


Pages: 263 - 270


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