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  1. Library Resource
    Videos
    September, 2011
    Ethiopia

     

    In Ethiopia, with support from the World Bank and others, a program uses small booklets and simple photos to give women a clear hold on their own land. It's time to think EQUAL for women and girls.

     

     

     

     

     

     

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2011
    Ethiopia, Tanzania, Peru, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia

    Full citation: Deininger, K., Selod, H. and Burns, A., THE LAND GOVERNANCE ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK - IDENTIFYING AND MONITORING GOOD PRACTICES IN THE LAND SECTOR (World Bank 2011).

  3. Library Resource
    November, 2015
    Ethiopia

    The urban population in Ethiopia is
    increasing rapidly. If managed proactively, urban population
    growth presents a huge opportunity to shift the structure
    and location of economic activity from rural agriculture to
    the larger and more diversified urban industrial and service
    sectors. If not managed proactively, rapid urban population
    growth may pose a demographic challenge as cities struggle
    to provide jobs, infrastructure and services, and housing.

  4. Library Resource
    May, 2014
    Ethiopia

    The authors use data from Ethiopia to
    empirically assess determinants of participation in land
    rental markets, compare these to those of administrative
    land reallocation, and make inferences on the likely impact
    of households' expectations regarding future
    redistribution. Results indicate that rental markets
    outperform administrative reallocation in terms of
    efficiency and poverty. Households who have part-time jobs

  5. Library Resource
    May, 2014
    Ethiopia

    The authors use a large data set from
    Ethiopia that differentiates tenure security and
    transferability to explore determinants of different types
    of land-related investment and its possible impact on
    productivity. While they find some support for endogeneity
    of investment in trees, this is not the case for terraces.
    Transfer rights are unambiguously investment-enhancing. The
    large productivity effect of terracing implies that, even

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2012
    Ethiopia

    Although early attempts at land titling
    in Africa were often unsuccessful, the need to secure rights
    in view of increased demand for land, options for
    registration of a continuum of individual or communal rights
    under new laws, and the scope for reducing costs by
    combining information technology with participatory methods
    have led to renewed interest. This paper uses a
    difference-in-difference approach to assess economic impacts

  7. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    Ethiopia

    Although many African countries have
    recently adopted highly innovative and pro-poor land laws,
    lack of implementation thwarts their potentially
    far-reaching impact on productivity, poverty reduction, and
    governance. The authors use a representative household
    survey from Ethiopia where, over a short period,
    certificates to more than 20 million plots were issued to
    describe the certification process, explore its incidence

  8. Library Resource
    August, 2012
    Ethiopia

    This report is about implementing
    low-cost rural land certification. Prior to 1975,
    Ethiopia's land tenure system was complex and
    semi-feudal. Tenure was highly insecure, arbitrary evictions
    were common, and many lands underutilized. High inequality
    of land ownership reduced productivity and investment,
    leading to political grievances and eventually the overthrow
    of the imperial regime in 1975. The Marxist government that

  9. Library Resource
    March, 2012
    Ethiopia

    Over the coming decades, land policy and
    administration, for urban as well as rural areas, will be
    critical for Ethiopia's development. The vast majority
    of people making up the Federal Democratic Republic of
    Ethiopia's (FDRE) predominantly agricultural economy
    live in rural areas. Finally, land policies and
    administration can contribute significantly to the
    objectives of promoting gender equality and protecting

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