Cataloguing and digitising deed records of the Deeds Registry to aid management and administration of land in Ghana (EAP1426)

Aims and objectives

The Deed Registry Archive of the lands Commission is the guarantee stewards for the safekeeping of registered deed documents and matters affecting land. But there are challenges with retrieval, limited access and documents fast deteriorating. The project seeks to re-organise and create a well-structured retrieval system for the entire Deed Registry Archive. And ensure that the analog documents are transmitted into digital form by digitising and cataloguing the deed instruments. The aim is to improve management, preservation and widen access to these heritage documents of Colonial Ghana through exhibitions, workshops, training, Publications etc., and limit the rate of damage.