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Rural Land Plans: Establishing Relevant Systems for Identifying and Recording Customary Rights

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Type: Working Paper
Author: Chauveau, Jean-Pierre
Date: 2003
Agency: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London
Series: Issue Paper, no. 122
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10535/5392
Sector: Land Tenure & Use
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Subject(s): property rights
land tenure and use
customary law
rural development
Abstract: "The aim of this paper is not to compare knowledge and information on all the issues raised by the use of the 'rural land plan tool', known in French as Plan Foncier Rural (PFR). Our contribution will focus on what these experiences teach us about the more general question of identifying and recording customary rights, in terms of how they contribute to the securing of these rights. In fact, this is one of the main concerns in the implementation of PFRs, although they are obviously supposed to take account of the legally sanctioned rights encountered in the field, and to contribute to other objectives like rural development and improvement."

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