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Cover for Role of women in development.

This chapter discusses the impacts of the gender empowerment activities of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh on women's land ownership and economic condition, household food security, fuel security, access to health care, water and sanitation, and education of girls.

Author(s)
Begum, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 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 ...

Author(s)
Karim, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Income and quality of life.

This chapter discusses the following achievements of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh: increased income and changes in sources of income; increased land ownership and housing; improved water and sanitation; increased asset value; improved food security; and increased...

Author(s)
Sarker, K. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Socio-economic benefits of the LTR programme.

This chapter is devoted to a consideration of the socio-economic benefits of Rwanda's Land Tenure Reform Programme. Sections discuss the benefits in terms of land tenure security, access to formal credit for investment, land ownership and cadastral database, natural resource management, support for ...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Key success factors (KSFs) and lessons.

This chapter concludes the book and a set of key success factors and lessons are also outlined for other countries wishing to follow a similar route as Rwanda in terms of land tenure reform. In particular, government buy-in, ownership, political will and commitment throughout the entire programme...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Indian agricultural scenario.

This chapter describes the Indian agricultural scenario, specifically examining the productivity convergence across states, diversification, land holdings, natural resource management (including water, soil and biodiversity), the country's livestock population and fish resources, farm energy and...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of land reform in rural development: promoting productivity or democracy?

This chapter uses the recent case of land reform in Scotland (in which large private estates are being transferred to community ownership) to reconsider the role of land reform in rural development and, more broadly, the role of property rights. In contrast to reforms that redistribute land (or...

Author(s)
Hoffman, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Beneficial for women? Global trends in gender, land and titling.

This chapter reviews current trends towards the formalization of land tenure practices and compares the effects of individual or joint agricultural land titling on the position of women in different countries across the globe. It is concluded that titling may strengthen women's right to land,...

Author(s)
Jacobs, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Swidden agriculture under threat: the case of Ratanakiri, northeast Cambodia: opportunities and constraints from the national policy environment.

This chapter examines the processes of rapid land-use change impacting on swidden systems in Ratanakiri province. Building on this, it also outlines the possibilities and some of the changes needed for swidden agriculture to survive as a viable land use in this region. The discussion begins with an ...

Author(s)
Ironside, J.; Paterson, G.; Thomas, A.
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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