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Master land registration data for rural payments to farmers, traders and land owners

We provide expertise in the management of your geospatial data infrastructure for rural land registration, including data governance and data quality. Our solution ensures your data is consistent, accurate, and up to date by automating data transformation and data validation process.

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The Challenge

Government organisations issue millions of payments per year to agricultural businesses, such as farmers, traders and land owners, aligned with national and/or international agricultural and environmental policies. It is essential that accurate payments are made, in order to support businesses, rural development, and environmental outcomes and health and well-being, whilst preventing irregularities. To ensure that the payments to businesses are made accurately, the rural land registration system needs to be continuously updated.

In order to maintain a rural land registration system, data needs to be captured, edited and/or validated. Therefore, farmers paper submissions need to be converted into geospatial data and managed through change control, updates or corrections. Data changes should be governed, for quality control, however, it can sometimes be a difficult and timely process to manage which is prone to human error.

The governance of land data can be a major constraint to continuously updating an rural land registration system. For example, land updates submitted by inspectors or from aerial photography needs to be governed. This can result in a queue of land parcels, that require checking before being uploaded to the land registration system, creating possible delays.

The Solution

Our solution ensures that your data is consistent, accurate, and up to date by automating the data transformation and data validation processes using ourrules-based approach, powered by 1Integrate. This minimises the possibility of human error.

The provisioning of geospatial services, for example mapping and aerial photography, ensures that users capturingediting, or analysing data have consistent access to accurate geospatial data. Our solution creates greater efficiency for your payments organisation, improving evidence-based decision-making.

The Result

Our solution enables payment organisations to have a sustainable geospatial data infrastructure, underpinning their rural land registration system. Data governance and data quality can be automated, speeding up processes and allowing for operational benefits such as timely payments to businesses.

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Supporting The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and Rural Development Schemes

The Rural Payments Agency – and its sponsor, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) – have an aim of becoming more digital and data-driven; using data to support faster, more accurate decisions. To achieve this, the LMS data must be kept accurate and current. "1Spatial’s involvement has helped us meet our performance targets and move towards our goal of becoming an increasingly digital and data-driven organisation."

Rupert Waite Rural Payments Agency, Geographic Information, Technology, Strategy and Policy Manager

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