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Cover for Policy and legal framework to support land tenure reform: preparatory public consultations and land tenure regularisation (LTR) trials.

This chapter focuses on how the policy and regulatory frameworks were established which supported the LTR programme. It also describes some of the policy and legal instruments and how they were aimed at guiding and supporting the envisaged land tenure reform. It also describes the land tenure...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shifting cultivation policies in Southeast Asia: a need to work with, rather than against, smallholder farmers.

This chapter examines to what extent land-use policies in South and Southeast Asia have affected not only shifting cultivation practices, but also the transition to other agricultural practices, since this is driven in part by responses to those same policies. The chapter reviews the policies in...

Author(s)
Mertz, O.; Bruun, T. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflections on the impacts of state policies on shifting cultivators in northeast India.

This chapter is an attempt to explore and understand the impacts of various state policies (including forest, agricultural, land-use and watershed development polices, and externally aided projects) on shifting cultivators in northeast India. Overall state policies, well intended in design,...

Author(s)
Darlong, V.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shifting cultivation on steep slopes of Mizoram, India: impact of policy reforms.

This chapter highlights the major characteristics of Mizoram state and its dominant traditional 'jhum' agriculture. Further, it discusses the policies adopted by the state pertaining to shifting cultivation (including land-use policies and watershed development programmes) and their impact. The...

Author(s)
Tripathi, S. K.; Vanlalfakawma, D. C.; Lalnunmawia, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for State land policies and shifting cultivation in Odisha, India.

This chapter examines the processes through which hill slopes customarily used by ethnic communities in Odisha for shifting cultivation were taken over by the state as forest lands or revenue wastelands through deliberate policies aimed at bringing shifting cultivation to an end. The chapter covers ...

Author(s)
Kundan Kumar
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shifting cultivation in Vietnam: impacts of various policy reforms.

Based on literature reviews, recent surveys and interviews with local farmers and provincial officials in Vietnam's northwest region between April and June 2012, this chapter provides an overview of shifting cultivation practices in Vietnam, the key policy interventions and their impacts on...

Author(s)
Catacutan, D.; Nguyen Thi Hoa; Do Trong Hoan; Simelton, E.; Hoang Thi Lua
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land law and swidden cultivation: Indonesian <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">adat</i> communities and the struggle for statutory rights.

This chapter explores the possibilities for such policy impacts in Indonesia, following a landmark ruling by the country's Constitutional Court in May 2013, the major aspect of which was a declaration that indigenous peoples' customary forests should no longer be classed as state forest areas. The...

Author(s)
Minarchek, R. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy issues and prospects for Ukraine's grain exports.

The Ukrainian agricultural sector has been plagued by erratic and often unfavourable government policies. Both policy uncertainty and the actual nature of policies have the effect of increasing producer risk and reducing incentives to invest and improve management and inputs in agricultural...

Author(s)
Schroeder, K. G.; Meyers, W. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural land policy of Ukraine: state legislation and efficiency analysis.

This chapter focuses on the land market in Ukraine by providing a detailed description of land laws. The main objective is twofold: (i) to provide a descriptive analysis of land legislation and policies in Ukraine; and (ii) to investigate how land policies impact the technical efficiency of crop...

Author(s)
Murova, O.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agriculture and land reform in Albania.

This chapter starts with a description of the three main periods of Albania's land tenure history. From then on, the focus is on the period from the last state reform implemented in 1991 - its policy objectives, implementation in practice, and influence on agricultural growth, and on the reduction...

Author(s)
Zhllima, E.; Guri, F.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter

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