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U of C helps settle land disputes

Canadian geomatics professor Michael Barry says he's not out to save the world--he just wants to provide ways to settle often-deadly land disputes in developing countries. And with the $500,000 grant he just received toward the development of his Talking Titler software program, he's one step closer to doing it.   


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Caeli Hann
Gauntlet News
September 25, 2008

In many developed countries, it is hard for citizens to prove they own the land they live and work on. University of Calgary geomatics professor Dr. Michael Barry received a $500,000 personal gift from Focus Corporation Chairman John Holmlund for his ongoing research in settling property disputes in developing countries and conflict zones.  
 
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