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Land tenure security and state farm divestiture in Mozambique

Gregory Wilson Myers

Land tenure security and state farm divestiture in Mozambique

case studies in Nhamatanda, Manica, and Montepuez districts

by Gregory Wilson Myers

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Published by Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mozambique.
    • Subjects:
    • Land tenure -- Government policy -- Mozambique.,
    • State farms -- Mozambique.,
    • Privatization -- Mozambique.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAppendices to Land tenure security and state farm divestiture in Mozambique
      Statementby Gregory W. Myers, Harry G. West.
      SeriesLTC research paper,, 110, Research paper (University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center) ;, no. 110.
      ContributionsWest, Harry G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD107 .W52 no. 110
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL930226M
      LC Control Number95230328

      Recently academic literature has pointed to a lack of real tenure security in Mozambique, limited accountability and legitimacy of traditional and state authorities in land management, and low levels of legal awareness and judicial support at community level (Hoekma ). ITC has been developed within this evolving context as a programme to Cited by: 3. A, land rights in Mozambique are excessively encumbered by state discretions and latitudes in approving land transfers and enforcing “best” land use management that impose excessively high transactions costs on transfers, and undermines tenure security and the certainty of .

      7 have a negative effect on tenure security as households trade-off a higher quantity of land for a lower tenure status. In equation (3c) increased land investment may have a negative effect on area farmed, as this might represent a more intensive and smaller scale production. Indirect Dispossession: Domestic Power Imbalances and Foreign Access to Land in Mozambique in a Land of Peace? State Farm Divestiture in. to whether and how land tenure security shapes Author: Madeleine Fairbairn.

      security of tenure to the persons holding the land, sustain and improve the environment be easily understood and acceptable to the communities as well as be equitable. TS Chege Waiganjo and Paul E. N. Ngugi: The Effects of Existing Land Tenure Systems on The Effects of Existing Land Tenure Systems on Land Use in Kenya Today Size: 40KB. State farm divestiture in Mozambique’, Journal of Modern African Stud 1 (). See also Bridget O’Laughlin, ‘Through a divided glass: dualism, class and the agrarian question in Mozambique’, Journal of Peasant Stud 4 (); and ‘Past and present options: land reform in Mozambique’, Review of African Political Economy.


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Land tenure security and state farm divestiture in Mozambique by Gregory Wilson Myers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Land tenure security and state farm divestiture in Mozambique: case studies in Nhamatanda, Manica and Montepuez districts.

[Gregory Wilson Myers; Harry G West; Mozambique. Ministério da Agricultura.; United States. Agency for International Development. Mission to Mozambique.]. The findings of the LTC project are presented in greater details in Myers, Gregory and West, Harry, Land Tenure Security and State Farm Divestiture in Mozambique: case studies in Nhamatanda, Manica and Montepuez Districts (Madison, ), LTC Research Paper No.

;Tanner, Christopher, Myers, Gregory, and Oad, Ramchand, Land Disputes and Cited by: STATE FARM DIVESTITURE IN MOZAMBIQUE 29 impossible to implement, and in recent year thse peace process and reform of the political system have taken precedence to the exclusion of the land question In.

the meantime, despite the Government's lack of direction and the absence of any clearly articulated framework, muchCited by: Using the case of past and ongoing land tenure reforms in Mozambique, this paper aims at assessing the determinants of tenure security for households and the implications of such tenure security on their observed behavior in undertaking long-term land-related investments.

Land Disputes and Ecological Degradation in an Irrigation Scheme: A Case Study of State Farm Divestiture in Chokwe, Mozambique." (). Land Markets, Transaction Costs, and Land Use in the Peri-Urban Green Zones of Maputo, Mozambique." Research paper. Mozambique: Water, Roads, Land Tenure, and Farmer Income Mozambique Compact Overview In Julythe Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Government of Mozambique signed a five-year, $ million compact designed to increase economic growth and reduce poverty.

The Mozambican government collaborated with key stakeholders. Strengthening of land tenure security for family sector producers. The use of land as a productive resource is recognized as forming an integral part of the rural poors' survival strategies.

In Mozambique, land and natural resource use by rural communities occupies a central position in their livelihoods, probably to a far greater extent File Size: KB.

InMozambique has launched a program for systematic land regularization denominated “Terra Segura”, with an estimation of five million land tenure regularizations and four thousand community delimitations.

For this program to succeed, a. State farm divestiture in Mozambique', Journal of Modern African Stud I (I). See also Bridget O'Laughlin, 'Through a divided glass: dualism, class and the agrarian question in Mozambique', Journal of Peasant Stud 4 (i); and 'Past and present options: land reform in Mozambique', Review of African Political Economy 63 (I).

There is no private ownership of land in Mozambique. Land and its associated resources are the property of the State. The Land Law, however, grants private persons the right to use and benefit from the land known as Direito do Uso e Aproveitamento da Terra (DUAT).

Although the land itself cannot be sold, mortgaged or alienated in any way. Home IFPRI Publications Tenure (in)security and agricultural investment of smallholder farmers in Mozambique Reference URL Share. Add tags Comment Rate. Save to favorites. To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To.

adopting to improve land tenure security of farmers and women’s land rights. It offers recommendations on strategies that can be adopted by countries to improve land tenure security of the farmers in general and of the minority groups and women in particular.

ECA-SA wishes to thank the UNDP country offices in Malawi, South Africa,File Size: KB. This implies that farm size for the analysis of land investment and tenure security. The paper formally tests for land abundance and estimates a system of equations using farm survey data from post-war Mozambique.

Farm size is found to be a key determinant of both investment and tenure : Tilman Brück. The Land Law of Mozambique (“Land Law”)1 embraces customary African law in its innovative land tenure strategy, giving substantial control to local authorities in the delimitation and allocation of land use rights, the resolution of disputes, and the subsequent management of resources.2 It also generously protects various human rightsFile Size: KB.

Following a review of the relationship between land tenure and identity, the paper provides a brief background of the situation in Mozambique and then, using quantitative data from a social survey, case study reports, and literature sources, looks at the land tenure influences on attempts at rural reintegration and the subsequent impacts on Cited by: "Land Tenure Security and State Farm Divestiture in Mozambique: Case Studies in Nhamatanda, Manica, and Montepuez Districts," by Gregory Myers and Harry G.

West. January 87 p. RP "Land Disputes and Ecological Degradation in an Irrigation Scheme: A Case Study of State Farm Divestiture in Chokwe, Mozambique," by Christopher Tanner. Land Tenure Security and State Farm Divestiture (). Territorial Dilemmas: Changing Urban Life." In A Difficult Road: The Transition to Socialism in Mozambique, edited by.

Farm Fragmentation 17 E. Mode of Land Acquisition by Use 18 V. Smallholder Perceptions of Land Tenure Security and Experiences with Conflict in the Cotton Belt 19 A. Conventional Wisdom: Are JVCs and Larger Landholders the Source of the Problem. 19 B. Smallholder Perceptions of Land Tenure Security 20 C.

Smallholder Experiences with Land. Mozambique’s Land Law recognises the rights attached to customary and long-term (10 years and over) occupation of land by. January - On the heels of independence, a year civil war gripped Mozambique.

As the country began post-war reconstruction in the s, policymakers recognized two potentially competing needs: 1) securing land rights for Mozambique’s rural population, and 2) creating a welcoming environment for investment and development to increase agricultural productivity.

Land disputes and ecological degradation in an irrigation scheme: a case study of state farm divestiture in Chokwe, Mozambique. LTC research paper No. University of Wisconsin, USA, Land Tenure Center.

72 pp. Tapson, D.R. Proposal for a cattle marketing strategy for Transkei. ARDRI Report 1/ Alice, South Africa, University of Fort.LAND TENURE AND ADMINISTRATION IN AFRICA: LESSONS OF EXPERIENCE AND EMERGING ISSUES Lorenzo Cotula, Camilla Toulmin and Ced Hesse February Copies of this publication can be obtained from: SMI (Distribution Services) Ltd, P.O.

BoxStevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4TP Tel: +44Fax: [email protected] by:   About a half of the land area in Mozambique is forest area, and the country’s legal framework supports traditional uses of forest and forest resources, the harvesting of timber and non-timber forest products, and the creation of community-based forest enterprises.