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Land Tenure, Technological Change And Resource Use

Transformation Processes In African Agrarian Systems

by Michael Kirk

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Real Estate - General,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12827132M
    ISBN 103631300379
    ISBN 109783631300374

    Land reform limited to land tenure change alone was an obsolete concept. A fundamental shift also occurred in attitudes toward fixity of land supply. Faster and cheaper transport brought more land within the reach of national and world markets. 5. Land Tenure and Social Change in Rotuma Alan Howard [Published in Journal of the Polynesian Society ,]. I The basic residential unit of political significance in pre-contact Rotuma was the ho'aga, which was apparently a kinship community. The best early account of Rotuman society is contained in J. Stanley Gardiner's article, "The Natives of . Downloadable (with restrictions)! The paper examines the current relevance of the set of variables reported in the literature as driving deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. The analysis uses a computable general equilibrium (CGE)model adapted to capture regional economic structures and the environmental processes specific to tropical areas. In accordance with the existing conditions, many different land tenure systems have developed throughout the world, whereby both natural conditions (climate, soil conditions, topography) as well as social factors (sociocultural values, political ideology, level of technological development, population trend, changes in the cost price.


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Land Tenure, Technological Change And Resource Use by Michael Kirk Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fieldwork was carried out in Togo, Benin, Cameroon and the Sudan to analyse the interrelation between land tenure and technological change and their contributions to sustainable agrarian and rural development using an approach based on New Institutional Economics.

It was found that mechanization accelerated the specification of property rights of land utilized for crop by: Land tenure is the relationship that individuals and groups hold with respect to land and land-based resources, such as trees, minerals, pastures, and water.

Land tenure rules define the ways in which property rights to land are allocated, transferred, used, or. Land tenure, technological change, and resource use: transformation processes in African agrarian systems.

The present volume is part of a series of Land Tenure Studies produced by FAO’s Land Tenure Service of the Rural Development Division.

Land tenure plays a vital role in achieving sustainable rural development. Increasing technological change and economic integration are requiring policy makers, planners, development expertsFile Size: KB.

Buy Land Tenure, Technical Change and Resource Use by Michael Kirk from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: LAND TENURE AND PROPERTY RIGHTS FRAMEWORK 1 PREFACE Resource tenure and property rights challenges are present in almost every country where the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) works.

In many countries, tenure and property rights. Feudal land tenure is a system of mutual obligations under which a royal or noble personage granted a fiefdom — some degree of interest in the use or revenues of a given parcel of land — in exchange for a claim on services such as military service or simply maintenance of the land in which the lord continued to have an interest.

land tenure meaning: 1. the rules and arrangements connected with owning land, especially land that is used for farming. Learn more.

Land Tenure, Land Use, Environmental Degradation and Conflict Resolution: a PASIR Analysis for the Narok District, Kenya Anantha K. Duraiappah, Gerrishon Ikiara, Mutsembi Manundu, Wilfred Nyangena and Rueben Sinange Working Paper No 33 August International Institute for Environment and Development, London, and Institute for EnvironmentalFile Size: KB.

THE EFFECTS OF EXISTING LAND TENURE SYSTEMS ON LAND USE IN KENYA TODAY Chege WAIGANJO and Paul E. NGUGI, Kenya Key words: Land Technological Change And Resource Use book, Tenure, Freehold, Leasehold, Customary. INTRODUCTION Concern Land Tenure land tenure and its impact on land use as well as the management of natural resources is not a recent phenomenon in Kenya and File Size: 40KB.

land tenure definition: 1. the rules and arrangements connected with owning land, especially land that is used for farming.

Learn more. Land tenure is the manner in which a party holds or occupies an area of land. It is a way of identifying who has the right to use and occupy land in accordance with the different types of ownership. History of land tenure in Australia. Land tenure is the name of the particular legal regime under which land is owned.

It can be defined as the. The Queensland Government is responsible for managing state land for the benefit of all Queenslanders. Under the Land Actunallocated state land can be made available through various forms of leasehold tenure or set aside for community use as roads or reserves.

This guide Technological Change And Resource Use book the various forms of tenure available and the responsibilities of landholders. Specific topics include the evolution of customary land tenure, the impacts of land tenure policies, and common property management.

The editors conclude that the best strategy for managing land and forest resources lies in promoting the establishment of property rights and investment in the improvement of the natural resource base.

Land tenure may be defined as the terms and conditions on which land is held, used and transacted. Land tenure reform refers to a planned change in the terms and conditions (e.g. the adjustment of the terms of contracts between land owners and tenants, or the conversion of more informal tenancy into formal property rights).

Around the world millions of people, communities, and businesses lack clear, secure rights to the land, resources, and property they use, occupy, and depend on for individual livelihoods and community stability. Inan estimated 70 percent of land in developing countries was unregistered or perceived to be insecure.

This alarming figure represents a fundamental barrier. Insecure land tenure rights and weak governance leave people marginalized and vulnerable to being evicted from their homes and farms, with women being particularly at risk.

Improving secure access to land affects how people decide to use the land and whether they will. Lynn Finnegan, in Land Restoration, Recognizing Local Tenure Rights.

Tenure systems regulate how individuals and groups gain access to land and other natural resources and determine the rights and duties associated with land use and ownership.

Individual and collective tenure rights shape local ownership of, and access to, land. Tenure and natural resource policies are needed to accompany the increased introduction of agricultural technologies.

The key for sustainable land and natural resource use is implementing policy actions that increase local and individual rights to access and manage natural resources, particularly land.

Land tenure, technological change and resource use: T ransformat ion proce ss in African agrarian systems. Peter Lang Europäischer V erlag der W issenschaften. Specific topics include the evolution of customary land tenure, the impacts of land tenure policies, and common property management.

The editors conclude that the best strategy for managing land and forest resources lies in promoting the establishment of property rights and investment in the improvement of the natural resource : Paperback. Q24 Land Q25 Water Q27 Renewable Resources and Conservation: Issues in International Trade Q28 Government Policy Q31 Demand and Supply Q32 Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development Q33 Resource Booms Q35 Hydrocarbon Resources Q39 Other (Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation) Q40 General (Energy) Q42 Alternative Energy Sources Q This study examines the effects of land tenure systems on resource-use productivity and efficiency in the Upper East region of Ghana with data drawn from the Ghana Agricultural Production Survey.

Land tenure is another phrase for land ownership, frequently used outside of the United States. There are many different types of land tenure, including private and public ownership, and each type of land tenure comes with a bundle of. Land tenure and property rights: theory and implications for development policy (English) Abstract.

This article explores the nature of property rights systems, their evolution, and their effect on resource by: A policy pathway with limited regulation of land use, low technology development, resource intensive consumption, constrained trade, and ineffective GHG mitigation instruments can result in food price increases, and significant loss of forest (high agreement, limited evidence) (SSP3).

{, TableCross-Chapter. Part 2: Land Tenure 62 I. Overview I. Overview Simply put, land tenure is the way in which people have access to and use land and natural resources. A more detailed definition describes land tenure as “the institutional (political, economic, social, and legal) structure that determines (1) how individuals and groups secure access to land and.

About half of the world's land is collectively held. In this podcast, WRI Vice President Lawrence MacDonald interviews Peter Veit, director of the Land and Resource Rights Initiative in the Governance Center at WRI, about the social, environmental and economic case for securing tenure for indigenous and community lands.

Land Use Management: Why do We Care • Land use choices have economic, environmental, social, and cultural dimensions 9Natural resource recovery and sustainability 9Mitigation and management of conflict over land uses 9less confusion with diversification of income sources 9better framework for resolution when conflict does arise.

The first wave of concern, in the late s and early s, focused primarily on the quantitative relationships between resource availability and economic growth—the adequacy of land, water, energy, and other natural resources to sustain growth.

The reports of the President's Water Resources Policy Commission () and the President's Materials Policy Commission ().

Act. Learn how you can get involved and lend a hand. Access to land can be defined as the ability to acquire and make effective use of land, its natural resources, and other benefits. Most societies have traditionally had ethnic, class, and gender biases with regard to access to land and these are often entrenched and intensified by law, customary practice, and land administration processes.

For the most part women, as. Even before the Norman Conquest, there was a strong tradition of landholding in Anglo-Saxon William the Conqueror asserted sovereignty over England inhe confiscated the property of the recalcitrant English landowners.

Over the next dozen years, he granted land to his lords and to the dispossessed Englishmen, or affirmed their existing land holdings, in.

This is the second piece in a mini-blog series kicking off Agrilinks’ focus on land, resource and marine tenure for food security in April. This piece was excerpted and adapted from the U.S.

Government's Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS) Technical Guidance for Land, Marine, and Resource Tenure, one of 18 technical guidance documents for implementing the. Which actor holds the right to the land is going to determine how the resources will be used, so it follows that changes in tenure will have an influence on the landscape.

This presentation uses various methods to look at the dynamic between land tenure and land use change in the Brazilian Amazon. Downloadable (with restrictions). We analyze to what extent climate conditions affect the prevalence of sharecropping as a form of traditional land tenure.

We investigate how sharecropping tenure is related to climate risk and how it interacts with fertilizer use and livestock ownership that both influence production risk. We first develop a stylized theoretical model to.

massive investment and agricultural transformation under customary land tenure in Africa (Hill ; Austin ). How could the same land tenure system accommodate the large-scale transition from food crops into cocoa at the opening of the 20th century and so dramatically inhibit investment in land productivity in the same area at theFile Size: 56KB.

Just as the basic aim of land tenure reforms is to give people a stake in land and land uses, so should the zoning process seek to give citizens a greater voice in determining the land's future. All countries have areas of special biological interest, whether these contain rare or endemic species, unusually high levels of biological diversity.

Abstract. Dispassionate analysis of land tenure systems and their role in rural development has been hampered by ideological conflict.

Political rhetoric in North America and Western Europe reflecting a general hostility towards the Soviet Union has helped to create a widely held view that communal tenure systems invariably result in stagnation of production, inefficiency of resource Cited by: 2.

Abstract. Property rights regimes can have a significant impact on the use of natural resources, especially land, forests, pastures and water. The literature identifies many environmental problems such as soil degradation and forest depletion as a result of incomplete, inconsistent or poorly enforced property rights (Bromley and Cernea, ; Feder and Feeny, ; Kirk, ).Cited by: 1.

Land is a finite resource and competition for it is intensifying because of rapid urbanization, growing populations, economic development, persistent insecurity of food, water and energy, and the effects of conflicts and disasters.

The divide between urban and rural is diminishing. These areas are today interconnected by flows of goods, money, resources and people.Home IFPRI Publications Land tenure and natural resource management Reference URL Share. Add tags Comment Rate. Save to favorites.

To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website. Land tenure and natural resource management.New Book on Climate Impacts on Agricultural and Natural Resource Sustainability in Africa The book "Climate Impacts on Agricultural and Natural Resource Sustainability in Africa" edited by Bal Ram Singh, Andy Safalaoh, Nyambilila A.

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