Project for Property Titling in Nicaragua

A Property Ordinance has been proposed which aims to complete the registration process for 10 thousand of the 106 thousand square kilometers that are currently without cadastre.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

In the second phase of a program for a mass titling system, supported by the World Bank, the intention is to register 10,000 out of the 106,000km ² that are still without cadastre. In the land cadastre there are 24,000 km ², representing just over 19% of the total area of ​​the country and the project would increase it to 33,000 km ².

The Planning Property Project (PRODEP II) "... will be promoted in six departments in the country and in the Autonomous Regions of the Nicaraguan Atlantic, with the support of funding of $40 million from the international organization. It will be completed on December 31, 2018. "

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Nicaragua: Second Phase of Land Property Organization Project

April 2013

The World Bank has approved a $40 million loan to Nicaragua, which will go to projects related to the management of property rights in the country.

From a press release issued by the World Bank (WB):

More than 90,000 families will benefit as a result of a $40 million project approved on Tuesday by the board of the World Bank (WB).

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