Land Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa

Assessing Impacts on Poverty and Natural Resource Management

Editors: Holden, S., Otsuka, K., Deininger, K. (Eds.)

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Rural poverty remains widespread and persistent in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. A group of leading experts critically examines the impact of land tenure reforms on poverty reduction and natural resource management in countries in Africa and Asia with highly diverse historical contexts.

About the authors

Dr. Jeetendra P. Aryal, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Dehli, India Dr. Derek Byerlee, Independent Scholar Dr. Ashokankur Datta, Shiv Nadar University, India Dr. Nobuhiko Fuwa, Waseda University, Japan Dr. Hosaena Ghebru, International Food Policy Research Institute, USA Dr. Xuemei Jiang, Beijing Forestry University, China Dr. Songqing Jin, Michigan State University, USA Dr. Menale Kassie, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Kenya Luu Duc Khai, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Hanoi, Vietnam Dr. Gunnar Kohlin, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Dr. Julius Mangisoni, Lilongwe University, Malawi Dr. Thomas Markussen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Simon McCoy, International Development (DfID), Edinburgh, UK Dr. Alemu Mekonnen, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia Dr. Mariapia Mendola, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy Dr. Wilfred Nyangena, University of Nairobi, Kenya Clement Nyirongo, Malawi Maurice Juma Ogada, Environment for Development Initiative in Kenya (EfD-Kenya) Narayan Raj Poudel, Waseda University, Japan Geophrey Sikei, Environment for Development Initiative in Kenya (EfD-Kenya) Dr. Franklin Simtowe, Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Nairobi, Kenya Dr. Finn Tarp. World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), Finland Dr. Alex Tatwangire, Uganda Dr. Hardwick Tchale. World Bank, Sierra Leone Dr. Henrik Wiig, Norwegian Institute of Urban and Regional Research, Norway Dr. Jintao Xu, Peking University, China Dr. Vandana Yadav, Michigan State University, USA Ms. Yuanyuan Yi, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Mr. Henning Øien, University of Oslo, Norway

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Land Tenure Reforms, Poverty and Natural Resource Management: Conceptual Framework

    Holden, Stein T. (et al.)

    Pages 1-26

  • Land Reforms, Caste Discrimination and Land Market Performance in Nepal

    Aryal roresearcher, Jeetendra P. (et al.)

    Pages 29-53

  • Does Sharecropping Affect Long-term Investment? Evidence from West Bengal’s Tenancy Reforms

    Deininger, Klaus (et al.)

    Pages 54-79

  • Would Small be More Beautiful in the South African Land Reform?

    Wiig, Henrik (et al.)

    Pages 80-104

  • The Economic Effects of Land Redistribution: The Case of a Community-Based Rural Land Development Project in Malawi

    Simtowe, Franklin (et al.)

    Pages 105-133

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Land Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa
Book Subtitle
Assessing Impacts on Poverty and Natural Resource Management
Editors
  • S. Holden
  • K. Otsuka
  • K. Deininger
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-34381-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137343819
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-34380-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46586-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 405
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