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    Volume 8 Issue 11

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2019
    South Africa, Mozambique, Nigeria, Southern Africa

    Our purpose is to present and test a typology of land reform theories as a means of understanding and interrogating the motives behind land reform and to better equip land administrators and policymakers to enact land reform programs that are appropriate for their contexts. Here, land reform is understood to include the related concepts of land redistribution, land restitution, land tenure reform and land administration reform. The theory typology thus has application for land restitution programs specifically operating in the global South.

  2. Library Resource

    Volume 8 Issue 8

    Peer-reviewed publication
    August, 2019
    Vietnam

    Between Vietnam’s independence and its reunification in 1975, the country’s socialist land tenure system was underpinned by the principle of “land to the tiller”. During this period, government redistributed land to farmers that was previously owned by landlords. The government’s “egalitarian” approach to land access was central to the mass support that it needed during the Indochinese war.

  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    July, 2019
    Southern Asia

    Globally, increased investor interest in land is confronting various types of political mobilisations from communities at the grassroots level. This paper examines the case study of a land occupation movement called Chengara struggle in the largest corporate plantation in southern India. The movement is led by the historically dispossessed scheduled caste and scheduled tribe communities. The objective of the study is to understand the type of institutional transformation of property rights that the movement is calibrating.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    August, 1971
    Chad, Africa

    As in many of the States of Equatorial-Africa, Chad's system of public

    and private land tenure is based on the French decree of 28 March 1699 and on the subsequent modifying texts. This system has not been very successful and Africans have proudly clung on to their respective "concessions", because they enjoyed a material hold over the land (habitation, farming, grazing, fishing m -certain water courses), until i960 and beyond.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    February, 1964
    Africa

    The paper focuses on provisional summary record of the sixteenth Meeting.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    Africa

    This report is the first in a series of research studies that the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will produce with a view to improving the understanding of the links between land tenure systems and sustainable development in Africa. In a continent where 80 percent of the population relies on agriculture for their livelihood, the formulation and implementation of appropriate land policies is a paramount factor in poverty reduction strategies. Research is therefore needed to help policymakers take learned decisions when addressing land tenure issues.

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