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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006

    Most of the world’s poor work in the “informal economy” – outside of recognized and enforceable rules.
    Thus, even though most have assets of some kind, they have no way to document their possessions
    because they lack formal access to legally recognized tools such as deeds, contracts and permits.
    The Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor (CLEP) is the first global anti-poverty initiative
    focusing on the link between exclusion, poverty and law, looking for practical solutions to the challenges

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2012

    Since mid-1970s, a great number of rural-urban migrants are converging towards Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, and secondary towns, putting strain on land, especially of urban fringes. This is the case of Tumba Sector, a suburb of Butare Town, which attracts many people searching land for various uses. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the land market process in Tumba Sector. Data used in this paper were collected through desk study, survey and from non-structured interview held with the Tumba Land Bureau Officer.

  3. Library Resource
    June, 2004

    Butare, where this study was conducted, exhibits one of the highest population densities in Rwanda. As a direct result of population growth, most peasants have small fields and land fragmentation is common. The purpose of this article is to examine the effect of land fragmentation on economic efficiency. Regression analysis shows that area operated is primarily determined by the population-land ratio, non- agricultural employment opportunities, ownership certainty and adequate information through agricultural training.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014

    The Land Use Consolidation Act (LUC) was introduced in 2008 and is an important
    component of agricultural policy in Rwanda. As part of the Government of Rwanda’s
    broader Crop Intensification Program (CIP), LUC entails participating farmers
    consolidating aspects of their operations with neighboring farmers, while retaining
    individual ownership of their parcels. LUC farmers also agree to grow a single priority
    crop that has been identified by the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI) as best suited to

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