The component aims to develop human resources capacity and provide logistical support and equipment to improve service delivery. The implementing agencies are main Land Sector Agencies (LSAs), namely the Lands Commission, the Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands and the Town and Country Planning Department, Customary Land Secretariats (CLSs) and Civil Society Coalition on Land (CICOL).
The capacity building will include training and in special cases post-graduate courses in- country. Outside-country post graduate training will be determined on a case by case and only when the course is not offered in-country. Twining arrangements between national and outside faculties will be encouraged to facilitate knowledge sharing.
Other support under this component includes, technical assistance support, particularly for the surveys, title registration and information systems. Study tours and provision of logistical support to perform statutory roles in providing efficient service to clients will also be supported. It will also involve client and public awareness programs.
The project will support the provision of Technical Assistance in the following areas: (i)
GRN; (ii) remote sensing techniques; (iii) transformation parameters and system converters
between old and new systems including conversion of analogue parcel data to digital format and digital maps from the current to the International Terrestrial Reference Framework (ITRF); (iv) business process re-engineering and automation; (v) Land Title registration; and (vi) Land Use Planning.
An organizational analysis and comprehensive capacity needs assessment of the implementing agencies will be conducted as basis for preparing Capacity Building Strategy and 3-year Human Resource Development (HRD) plans for each of the agencies. Recognized public academic and private sector institutions will also be identified for delivering of training and their capacities assessed to ensure that they have the levels and resources required for the program.
The component will also support better working environment by way of the construction of regional lands office in Kumasi to facilitate service provision and will also provide equipment, transport and operational budget to all the regions.