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Land tenure, land markets, and institutional transformation in Zambia

Land tenure, land markets, and institutional transformation in Zambia

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


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Michael Roth ; with the assistance of Steven G. Smith.
ContributionsRoth, Michael J.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 96/02354 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 267 p. :
Number of Pages267
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Open LibraryOL581853M
LC Control Number96170967

2 Schapera, Native Land Tenure in Bechuanaland, 13 Ibid., at 14The description of land tenure and land use zones which follows is derived from Schapera, Handbook of Tswana Law, and from the pertinent chapter of Native Land Tenure in . 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. In , an estimated 70 percent of land in developing countries was unregistered or perceived to be insecure. This alarming figure represents a fundamental barrier.


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Land tenure, land markets, and institutional transformation in Zambia Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper identifies current land market constraints as a basis for designing an action plan to assist the government with land policy reforms. Chapter 1 provides a general overview of the history of land policy in Zambia and critiques selected pieces of land legislation that define the legal framework governing land rights and land markets in the by: Chapter 5 is a synthesis of a land tenure study involving a survey of agricultural producing households in Eastern and Southern provinces.

The chapter briefly discusses the research methodology used, followed by empirical findings on land acquisition, land rights, and land conflicts. The Government of Zambia is embarking on an ambitious program of legal and administrative reforms in land policy.

Although the need to liberalize the land market is universally shared, the ideas on how to accomplish this transformation are not. Zambia has a dual land tenure system: customary tenure and formal title registration. In the customary system the chiefs regulate the allocation of the land.

They rule with the consent of their people. This system is considered insecure according to western standards but works for the indigenous people. Land tenure, land markets, and institutional transformation in Zambia.

By Michael J. Roth and Steven G. Smith. Abstract. xi, paper identifies current land market constraints as a basis for designing an action plan to assist the government with land policy reforms. Chapter 1 provides a general overview of the history of land policy Author: Michael J. Roth and Steven G.

Smith. This paper identifies current land market constraints as a basis for designing an action plan to assist the and institutional transformation in Zambia book with land policy reforms. Chapter 1 provides a general overview of the history of land policy in Zambia and critiques selected pieces of land legislation that define the legal framework governing land rights and land markets in the : Anonymous and Steven G.

Smith. Michael Roth, with the assistance of Steven G. Smith (Wisconsin Land Tenure Center Research Paper ) A new electronic version of a classic, influential and still relevant LTC study of land tenure in Zambia, which was conceived in response to the lack of data on which to guide policy decisions for liberalising the land market.

LAND TENURE, LAND MARKETS, AND INSTITUTIONAL TRANSFORMATION IN ZAMBIA. Unknown. NoResearch Papers from University of Wisconsin-Madison, Land Tenure Center. Abstract: This paper identifies current land market constraints as a basis for designing an action plan to assist the government with land policy reforms.

Chapter 1 provides a general overview of the land markets of land policy in Zambia and critiques selected pieces of land legislation. In Zambia, as in many other countries, the growing demand for land has brought the policy and practice of converting customary land into leasehold tenure (privatisation) into the spotlight.

Finally, we seek to understand the roles of land markets and land tenure security in dealing with growing climate risk. The structure of this article is as follows. In Section 2, we attempt to identify the major issues that influence land markets, tenancy, and land tenure reforms in SSA.

In Section 3, we present our basic conceptual by: 1 The Roles of Land Tenure Reforms and Land Markets in the Context of Population Growth and Land Use Intensification in Africa By Stein T. Holdena and Keijiro Otsukab aSchool of Economics and Business/Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, by: Land tenure policy and practice in Zambia: Issues relating to the development of the agricultural sector.

1 Introduction. As the Terms of Reference state, land policy and the proposed land tenure reforms of Government have important implications for the development of the agriculture sector in Size: And institutional transformation in Zambia book.

"Land Tenure, Land Markets, And Institutional Transformation In Zambia," Research PapersUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, Land tenure Tenure Center. More about this item StatisticsCited by: "Land Tenure, Land Markets, and Institutional Transformation in Zambia," edited by Michael Roth, with the assistance of Steven G.

Smith. October p. October p. RP The establishment of rural land management institutions would lead to a second phase of reforms - land tenure reforms. Prescribing the “right” land tenure system for rural Zambia is not possible in the absence of detailed field surveys.

This presents a challenge to all researchers, NGO’s, government and stakeholders. ZAMBIA CUSTOMARY LAND DOCUMENTATION TENURE ASSESSMENT 3. LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR TENURE IN ZAMBIA As a consequence of British colonialism, English common law remains an important influence in Zambia and serves as the primarybasis of the country’s legal system.

Zambia has relied upon English commonFile Size: KB. In Zambia, as in many other countries, the growing demand for land has brought the policy and practice of converting customary land into leasehold tenure (privatisation) into the spotlight.

While this policy is part of the Zambian government’s economic growth and rural development strategy (of ‘opening up’ the countryside to investors Author: Horman Chitonge. Land tenure reform has been advocated as an instrument of development in sub-Saharan Africa since before Independence, based on a neoclassical economic model promising greater agricultural productivity as a result of titling.

This in turn, it was suggested, would promote land investments, credit supply and efficient land by: In Colombia, the state land reform agency, INCORA, was phased out of its role in purchasing and redistributing land.

In Mexico, the reform of Article 27 of the Constitution and the new Agrarian Reform Law put an end to fifty years of redistributive and restitutive land reform. Tenure security and demand for land tenure regularization in Nigeria: Empirical evidence from Ondo and Kano states The objectives of the research described in this report are to: provide general field information on physical, social, and institutional conditions in the pilot areas Kano and Ondo states that can be used to assess existing land.

Land tenure and agricultural development. "Institutional, Administrative, and Management Aspects of Land Tenure in Zambia." Part 2, chapter 5, this volume. Dumont, R. "The Principal Problems of Agricultural Development in Independent Zambia." Government of Zambia.

A further conclusion that can be drawn relates to the emerging evidence of structural transformation of land holding under the new customary tenure. By creating conditions where secure tenure begins to make rural land more attractive to local and international investors, the neo-liberal reforms it can be argued, Cited by: Zambia.

RP "Land Tenure, Land Markets, and Institutional Transformation in Zambia," edited by Michael Roth, with the assistance of Steven G. Smith. October p. $ (United States, Canada, Western Europe, Japan; free elsewhere) Zimbabwe. RP land tenure, land markets, and institutional transformation in zambia unknown popular participation in the management of natural resources: lessons from baban rafi, niger kent m.

elbow land markets and legal contradictions in the peri-urban area of accra ghana: informant interviews and secondary data investigations. Land tenure is the system of legal rights and obligations governing the holding, acquisition, use, and disposal of land.

It is an important factor affecting the present utilization of land in the world and it also serves as a legal instrument through which land reforms can be started or assisted. URBANIZATION, LAND T ENURE, AND ZAMBIA’S DEVELOPMENT AGENDA This brief examines the dynamics of peri -urban development and land tenure systems in Zambia.

It considers issues that face cities, like Lusaka, Kitwe, and Ndola, as well as issues found in district municipalities that act as micro-urban hubs across the country. 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).

Land Tenure System In Zambia Zambia has a dual land tenure system. The 2 systems are customary tenure and leasehold tenure. Section 7 of the Lands Act recognises the existence of customary tenure in Zambia. There been no development in Customary tenure comes with user. Centre for Land Tenure Studies (CLTS) Centre for Land Tenure Studies (CLTS) + New journal paper on the roles of land tenure reforms and land markets.

New Book Review of the book Svein Ege (Ed.): Land Tenure Security. State-Peasant Relations in the Amhara Highlands, Ethiopia.

James Currey. Developmental Dilemmas singles out land as an object of study and places it in the context of one of the world's largest and most populous countries undergoing institutional reform: the People's Republic of China.

The book demonstrates that private property protected by law, the principle of 'getting-the-prices-right', and the emergence of effectively functioning markets are the.

To reduce institutional barriers that limit women’s economic advancement in agricultural value and market chains. To strengthen women’s voice and collective power at community level to increase access to, control of and ownership of productive (e.g. physical assets, land) and financial assets among women through women-led cooperatives, land.

LAND TENURE AND RURAL LIVELIHOODS IN ZAMBIA: CASE STUDIES OF KAMENA AND ST. JOSEPH Roy Alexander Chileshe PhD Thesis, Development Studies This study explores how land and natural resources in rural communities are accessed, used, and managed in livelihoods.

In particular it examines first, crop field tenure, and livelihoods in natural resources. 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: Land tenure is important in rural development interventions which place an emphasis on building people’s endowments of assets so they can enjoy sustainable livelihoods. Alivelihood is sustainable when it can cope with, Land tenure and rural development 3 File Size: KB.

Rwanda), a Rwanda-based think tank, to review land tenure policy, laws and institutions in the “Land Tenure Regularization in Rwanda: Good Practices in Land Reform” study.

The historic and contemporary responses emanating from this review have useful lessons for others confronted by similar cultural and economic challenges. THE EFFECTS OF EXISTING LAND TENURE SYSTEMS ON LAND USE IN KENYA TODAY Chege WAIGANJO and Paul E.

NGUGI, Kenya Key words: Land use, Tenure, Freehold, Leasehold, Customary. INTRODUCTION Concern about 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.

The note focuses on two key land policy interventions: securing land tenure and improving access to land. The section on securing land tenure highlights ways to enhance tenure security and the impact of greater tenure security on investment, conflicts over land, and land market File Size: KB.

Scrutinizing the status quo: Rural transformation and land tenure security in Nigeria. Despite growing consensus on the socio-economic benefits emanating from enhanced land tenure security, issues related to how best to measure it and what constitute universal indicators of tenure (in)security are poorly understood.

Synergies among land institutions and institutional changes impact on land markets and in guaranteeing agro-based employment, capital injection, local economic development and infrastructural improvement. Increasingly, these institutions have come under pressure and there are concerns about their functional capacities and implications on land by: 6.

This book provides fresh insights into these issues, compiling selected pieces of analytical and empirical research presented at the World Bank's Fourth Urban Research Symposium on Urban Land Use and Land Markets, held in Washington, DC, May.

In the name of development, governments in Africa are reformulating land policies to facilitate privatisation of customary land rights.

The main rationale for this is to stimulate private investment through tradable land titles, which will enhance local economic activity and ultimately contribute to increased incomes and poverty by: 8.The state of land tenure and land markets in Africa Transforming Africa’s agriculture faces at least two challenges arising from the current state of land tenure systems in Africa.

First there is a need to increase security of land tenure to provide incentives for long term investments to enhance agricultural productivity and commercializeFile Size: KB.The Challenges of Customary Land Tenure in Zambia Shaping the Change XXIII FIG Congress Munich, Germany, October4/11 Investors’ Access to Land Amidst this cry for access to land by the vulnerable groups in the community, there has been an overwhelming demand for land in customary areas by both local and foreign investors.