Land rights are fundamental to economic growth, prosperity, investment and livelihoods. Yet many countries often lack efficient means to map, register and track ownership. A staggering number of citizens around the world don't even have formal addresses of the place they call home. Businesses are stepping up with innovative solutions.

About the author

  • Naki B. Mendoza

    Naki is a former reporter, he covered the intersection of business and international development. Prior to Devex he was a Latin America reporter for Energy Intelligence covering corporate investments and political risks in the region’s energy sector. His previous assignments abroad have posted him throughout Europe, South America, and Australia.