Open Knowledge

Land Ownership 20% open

Burkina Faso

What data is expected?

Cadaster showing land ownership data on a map and include all metadata on the land. Cadaster data submmitted in this category must include the following charateristics:

  • Land boarders
  • Land owners name
  • Land size
  • national level
  • updated yearly

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? Unsure (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? No(as Base de données foncière, domaniales et cadastrales - published by Direction générale des impots)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


With a support from the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA), the general direction of taxes have made a database of land ownership and land usage. But there is a limited access to only those who are working with these data.

Reviewer comments




  • Codrina Maria Ilie


  • Idriss TINTO