This paper draws out the key links between land tenure and poverty eradication. The author argues that in countries where land distribution remains highly inequitable, effectively designed and targeted, it could be a key component of anti-poverty strategies, but significant complementary measures, notably agrarian support services, are also required to achieve real impacts, together with investments in employment and economic diversification.
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Library ResourceJanuary, 1997Sub-Saharan Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2013Myanmar
The new wave of political reforms have set Myanmar on a road to
unprecedented economic expansion, but,
even the playing field, the benefits of new
investment will filter down to only a few,
the backbone of the Myanmar economy
to benefit from
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2011Uganda
London-based New Forests Company (NFC) would seem to be the design blueprint of how a young modern company should conduct a major land investment in Africa in a responsible way. Oxfam’s investigations reveal that serious allegations by people who were evicted from land to make way for NFC’s operations remain unresolved. How will the company respond?
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