Better land access for the rural poor: lessons from experience and challenges ahead | Land Portal

Resource information

Date of publication: 
December 2006
Resource Language: 
ISBN / Resource ID: 
1843696320
Pages: 
53 p

"This study highlights lessons from recent policy, law and practice to improve and secure access to rural land for poorer groups. It focuses on Africa, Latin America and Asia, while also referring to experience from Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Links are made between between land access and poverty reduction, shifting approaches to land reform, different means to secure land rights and to achieve more equitable land distribution, the particular vulnerability of certain groups to losing their land rights, and the role of addressing land rights within conflict resolution and peace building. It concludes with broad recommendations for protecting land rights of poorer and more vulnerable groups."

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Toulmin, Camilla Cotula, Lorenzo
Publisher(s): 

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