This study was requested by the Ministry for Coordination of Environmental Affairs (MICOA), through the National Directorate of Territorial Planning (DINAPOT) in conjunction with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT); for this purpose, the team of the Cruzeiro do Sul – Research Institute for Development counted with the participation of a group of students of the Master degree course in agricultural development at the Faculty of Agronomy and Forestry Engineering (FAEF) of the Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM).
Study proceedings of the urban land market date back from the year 2003, when the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in coordination with the CTA – Confederation of Economic Associations, requested to the Cruzeiro do Sul a study on the rural land market aimed at determining the allocation efficiency of the rural land through the market, identifying the regulation and participation instruments of the various partners in the land allocation as well as modelling the interaction between the demand for land, its purpose and the sustainable use of the natural resources.
It turned out from this study that the land concentration rate to which use rights had been granted by the Government was strong, while in those to which use rights had been acquired through customary systems or occupation in good faith, it was weak to average.
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Cruzeiro do Sul – Instituto de Investigação para o Desenvolvimento