Moldova - Agricultural Policy Notes : Policy Priorities for Agricultural Development, Volume1. Land | Land Portal

Resource information

Date of publication: 
August 2014
Resource Language: 
ISBN / Resource ID: 
oai:openknowledge.worldbank.org:10986/19432
Copyright details: 
CC BY 3.0 IGO

The objective of this policy note on
land is to assist the Government of Moldova in improving the
effectiveness of land management in agriculture, with a view
to enhancing the sector's contribution to
Moldova's economic growth and poverty reduction
objectives. The note reviews the progress that has been
made to date on land reform in Moldova, and provides
rigorous economic analysis of the impacts of the reforms and
the state of land markets today. It also makes
recommendations on options for improving the functioning of
land markets. This note is organized as follows. Chapter
one explore in detail the progress of land reform, including
changes in land ownership and land use since 1990; then
describe the results of farm reorganization efforts,
including some comparisons with farm structure in market
economies. Chapter two examines the impacts of land reform
on economic indicators such as productivity for different
farm types. Chapter three analyze the development of land
markets to date based on new information gathered for this
work from the Cadastre Agency, a survey of farms carried out
for this study, and other sources. Finally, chapter four
provide recommendations based on international best practice
for increasing the efficiency of land use by improving the
functioning of land markets, including practical advice for
implementing pilot land re-parceling projects.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

World Bank

Publisher(s): 

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.

Data provider

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.

Share this page