Land in Africa – an Indispensable Element towards Increasing the Wealth of the Poor | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
septembre 2002
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Includes the dimension of poverty and the need for land; colonisation and decolonisation; the imposition of globalization; indispensable but sufficient; constructing/ building the institutional framework in Mozambique. Cites the key issues cited by Mozambican civil society – no to landless people in Mozambique; no to absentee landowners, those who let the land and do not invest; recognition of testimonial proof of land occupation by the poor; incorporation of common law systems into the legal framework; and stop the bi-modal approach for agricultural development.

Auteurs et éditeurs

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Jose Negrao

Corporate Author(s): 
A Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), como instituição pluridisciplinar de formação de profissionais de nível superior, de pesquisa, de extensão e de domínio e cultivo do saber humano, tem a honra de se apresentar a toda a Comunidade Universitária, aos seus parceiros nacionais e estrangeiros e a toda a sociedade em geral.


Fournisseur de données


Mokoro is pleased to host the ’Land Rights in Africa’ site as a contribution to the land rights dialogue and related debates. This website was created in January 2000 by Robin Palmer, and was originally housed by Oxfam GB, where Robin worked as a Land Rights Adviser. A library of resources on land rights in Africa – with a particular focus on women’s land rights and on the impact of land grabbing in Africa – the portal has been well received by practitioners, researchers and policy makers, and has grown considerably over the years.

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