Securing Land Rights in Africa
Taylor & Francis US, 2003 - Political Science - 175 pages
This collection of research papers from across the African continent illustrates the complex and ever-changing rules of the land tenure game, and how government legislation and reform (formalization) interact with local innovations (informalization) to form land tenure systems.
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