FAO Land Tenure Notes 1
FAO Land Tenure Notes 1

Leasing Agricultural Land

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2004
 

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ISBN 92-2-105167-4
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Preface

A word to those who work with small farmers and land owners...

Introduction

Before preparing the lease

The elements of a tenancy agreement

Names of the parties
Commencement date and duration of the agreement
Description of the property
Rent
Rights to possession and use
Upkeep of the land
Condition of the land on return
Making improvements or changes of use
Arrangements for compensation
Responsibility for paying taxes and other charges
Dispute resolution
Record of the agreement

A final word

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