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New land, new life: a success story of new land resettlement in Bangladesh.

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The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna deltas has newly emerged 'char' islands, which are very vulnerable, socially, institutionally and environmentally. This book explains how the governments of Bangladesh and the Netherlands cooperated on a land-based rural development project to give settlers security and purpose. The 13 chapters in this book are based on experience gathered from implementing the Char D...

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Chapter 7 (Page no: 56)

The land settlement process.

This chapter discusses the land settlement process under Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP)-IV in Bangladesh. The settlement process follows the Government Khas Land Distribution Policy (1997) that stipulates that one landless household can get not more than 0.6 hectare of land for each household. The land settlement process is a time consuming, multi-staged complex work, where a minimum of 14 months' time is needed to complete a settlement case and distribution of land title (khatian). Since inception of CDSP-IV, the project has successfully handed over khatians to more than 12,000 households for over 6,300 ha of land (CDSP-IV TR13, 2018).

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The coastal chars of Bangladesh. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 3) The birth of CDSP-IV. Author(s): Sarker, K. S.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 17) Managing char development and settlement: a complex process. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 25) Involving the communities and civil society. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 37) Role of women in development. Author(s): Begum, N.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 43) Developing the infrastructure. Author(s): Chakraborty, M. K.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 64) The power of agriculture. Author(s): Karim, M. B.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 74) Money matters - savings and loans. Author(s): Sarker, K. S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 79) Environmental improvement with trees. Author(s): Islam, M. R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 85) Income and quality of life. Author(s): Sarker, K. S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 91) Our pride. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 95) When the project leaves. Author(s): Haider, N. Jenkins, A.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • , .
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789246049
  • Record Number
  • 20203267137