Land tenure security in Latin America: a post-pandemic land rights agenda


The objective of this discussion paper is to outline an agenda for improving the security of rights to land and housing in support of an inclusive, sustainable economic reactivation of the Latin American region in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The report seeks to link this agenda to the continued development of indicators of land tenure security, building on the baseline data on citizens’ perception of land tenure security gathered by Prindex in 2019, immediately before the region-wide shock of the pandemic.

The report directs its attention to three major areas. Each is the focus of its own section in the report.

They are:

  1. Land tenure security and sustainable economic reactivation;
  2. Social development;
  3. Emerging regional challenges.

This report is available in Spanish here.

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