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The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey under its Land Reform Program in partnership with the UNDP through the Inclusive Governance for Natural Resources project are undertaking a Customary Land Recording Exercise in Western and Malaita Provinces in accordance with the Customary Lands Records Act. The Ministry and UNDP now therefore invites Expression of interest from registered entities or individuals to part of this customary land recording exercise in parts of Western and Malaita provinces.
The Customary Land Recording Process is another process apart from the acquisition process under the Land and Titles Act (LTA) which seeks to record the rights of relevant customary landholding groups and their customary land. This process thus requires the service of a consultant to assist the National Recorder fulfil the provision of the Act. The consultant is one of the key facilitators in this recording process by way of Recording, Gathering and Compiling of information from the customary landholding group. Recording shall be done in the area where the land is situated and all records will be kept by the Central Land Records Office.
The main objectives of the consultant are to carry out Recording of customary landholding group/groups who have primary and or secondary rights in or over Huniharu, Rarirahuta, Paehusi and Houwalana in Southern region of Malaita Province.
The consultant must be able to liaise with customary landholding group and able to facilitate the process successfully without hesitation. The consultant is to perform its duty without any conflict of interest.