Land needs careful management

Over a hundred experts in land administration are gathering in Gaborone this week to discuss causes of corruption in land allocation.

Some of the participants come from as far away as Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa, and the Asia continent. They have one thing in common – concern over corruption in land allocation.

They spent the rest of yesterday sharing experiences from their countries and trying to find a  solution to the land problems. Some of the most important issues they raised were lack of public awareness on what corruption entails, lack of freedom of information law, as well as lack of political will to resolve the problem.

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