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Philippine Land Sector Meets Drone Technology

April 5, 2017

Last March, a group of geodetic engineers from LMB, UP, DENR Regional offices, and NAMRIA, and other drone practitioners explored the use of drone technology in land surveying through field tests in Bulacan and Cavite, and lectures and discussions in Metro Manila.

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FEF and TAF donate drones to Land Management Bureau

March 14, 2017

The Land Management Bureau (LMB) receives two drones from the Technology for Property Rights project of Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) and The Asia Foundation (TAF) in a turnover ceremony last January.

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Mapping Land Titles From the Sky

January 11, 2017

Can drones help solve the complex problem of recognizing property claims in the Philippines?

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WATCH: How drones could change the land titling and surveying process

October 26, 2016

June 21, 2016 In the Philippines, millions of land parcels are untitled in the Philippines. One of the major factors is the high cost of conducting surveys to subdivide lots to be titled. Thanks to technological advances, land surveying is becoming cheaper and faster. In April 2016, under the Technology for Property Rights, experts from both […]

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Aerial technology for property rights

October 26, 2016

In its East Asia and the Pacific update, the World Bank states that 11 million out of a total of 24 million parcels of land in the Philippines – nearly half of all parcels in the country – are untitled due to lack of documentation, slow land titling processes, delays in the passage of laws and the absence of a complete cadastral map.

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Documenting property rights in the Philippines with drone technology

October 26, 2016

There are 24 million land parcels in the Philippines, and only half of them are titled. People without clearly defined property rights can’t make prudent long-range economic plans, so the Foundation for Economic Freedom, Inc., an Atlas Network partner based in the Philippines, has worked to document Filipino citizens’ property claims with itsTechnology for Property Rights (TPR) project, which advocates the use of small unmanned aerial systems (SUAS), or “drones,” as a tool for land surveying.

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Using technology for land titling

October 26, 2016

The Cebu Provincial Government actively supports the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through the Provincial Cadastral Council in its efforts to quicken the processing of land titling in the local government units (LGUs).

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Drones: A gamechanger in land surveying and titling

June 21, 2016

Last April, a small team conducted a 10-day pilot study in Cordova, Cebu to test if small unmanned aerial system (SUAS) or “drones” could be used in the Philippines as an alternative tool for land surveying.

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