Land Tenure and Rural Development


FAO LAND TENURE STUDIES
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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED
NATIONS

ROME, 2002

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Foreword

Acknowledgements

1. INTRODUCTION

2. WHY LAND TENURE IS IMPORTANT

3. WHAT IS LAND TENURE

Land tenure
Land administration
Access to land
Tenure security

4. WHY LAND TENURE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN DESIGN OF PROJECTS

Environmental issues
Gender issues
Conflict, migration and resolution processes
The inter-relationship between issues

5. HOW LAND TENURE CAN BE CONSIDERED IN PROJECT DESIGN

Analysis of land tenure
Timing of land tenure inputs
Required skills and experience
Information areas in project design and monitoring
Possible local partners

6. FINAL COMMENTS

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

USEFUL LITERATURE

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