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Ghana's land acquisition process generates conflict. Blockchain offers a solution

By Kwabena Mintah, Lecturer, RMIT University
Festival Godwin Boateng, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Sustainable Urban Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
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Ghana’s current system of land administration generates a lot of conflicts for a number of reasons.

Firstly, under Ghana’s customary land tenure system, multiple people can hold interest in the same land. This means that they cannot unilaterally sell or register it without the knowledge of the other parties or claimants. However, because the current land administration system is opaque and weakly coordinated, people are able to do that.

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