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Better Land Access for the Rural Poor: Lessons from Experience and Challenges Ahead

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Type: Book
Author: Cotula, Lorenzo; Toulmin, Camilla; Quan, Julian
Publisher: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Location: London
Date: 2006
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10535/6024
Sector: Land Tenure & Use
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Subject(s): rural development
land tenure and use
poverty
access
Abstract: "This study highlights lessons from recent policy, law and practice to improve and secure access to rural land for poorer groups. It focuses on Africa, Latin America and Asia, while also referring to experience from Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The study examines the links between land access and poverty reduction, shifting approaches to land reform, different means to secure land rights and to achieve more equitable land distribution, the particular vulnerability of certain groups to losing their land rights, and the role of addressing land rights within conflict resolution and peace building. It concludes with broad recommendations for protecting land rights of poorer and more vulnerable groups."

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