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    Social security, poverty dynamics and economic growth in Angola's smallholder agriculture. A case study of two communities in Huambo province

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2011
    A new Land Act introduced in Angola in 2004 demonstrates a genuine interest in the protection of the customary land rights of rural communities and underlines rural communities’ rights to their land. However, the documentation of customary rights in Angolan agriculture is limited.
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    Can land registration and certification reduce land border conflicts?

    Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2011
    This paper assesses factors related to local land border conflicts and how low cost land registration and certification has affected land conflicts during and after land registration and certification using data from northern Ethiopia. Border conflicts were more common near district centers, further away from markets, and where property rights had been redistributed more recently.
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    Welfare effects of market friendly land reforms in Uganda

    Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2011
    This article estimates the poverty reducing impact of the recent land reforms and land transfers in the different land tenure systems of Uganda.
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    Caste discrimination, land reforms and land market performance in Nepal

    Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2011
    The caste system is an intricate part of the institutional structure as well as class formation, political instability and conflicts in Nepal. The most severely discriminated group in the caste system is the Dalits, the so-called “untouchables”. Dalits faced religious, occupational and even, territorial discrimination.
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    Migration and land rental as risk response in rural China

    AgEcon Search, 2011
    Households in developing countries take various actions to smooth income or consumption as a means of managing or responding to risk. This paper examines migration and land rental market participation as responses to risk in rural China.
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    Pastoralism – research, policy and practice

    Odessa Centre, 2010
    Open access journal aimed at providing a central forum where those concerned with pastoralism can confront each other’s ideas, data and analysis, and discuss the implications of their work.
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    The links between poverty and the environment in Malawi

    Population Studies Centre, University of Waikato, 2009
    Deforestation arising from conversion of forest areas into agriculture is a serious problem in Malawi. This paper discusses competition for agricultural land and investigates why the poor are closely associated with forests. Furthermore, the paper examines the effects of changes in crop land use on changes in forest cover.
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    International Land Coalition

    A global alliance of civil society and intergovernmental organisations working together to promote secure and equitable access to and control over land for poor women and men through advocacy, dialogu
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    Agriculture and climate change: real problems, false solutions

    EcoNexus, 2009
    Agriculture plays an important role in climate change, both as a contributor emitting greenhouse gasses (GHGs) and as a potential reducer of negative impacts. This paper gives an overview of how current and proposed agricultural practices affect climate change and how the proposed measures for mitigation and adaptation impact agriculture.
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    Modes of land access and welfare impacts in Uganda

    Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2009
    This paper estimates the poverty reducing impact of land access in rural Uganda. The paper firstly states that land acquired through markets or otherwise may play an important role for rural household welfare.

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