EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
53,214,146
Abstracts:
29,074,682
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Accounting for 'customary' land and institutional policies: the example of Niger


Rural Development International Workshop, Godollo, Hungary, 9-13 April, 1996: 223-238
Accounting for 'customary' land and institutional policies: the example of Niger
It is suggested that recent efforts by Sahelian states to define and recognise 'traditional' ownership rights and encourage local participation in resource management have often been based on an inadequate understanding of local institutions in the 1990s. Niger's recent land reform effort is discussed. It involves writing a new Rural Code which in theory recognises and empowers customary land tenure practices and institutions.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service: $29.90)

Accession: 003030300



Related references

Land rental markets in sub-Saharan Africa: institutional change in customary tenure. Issues in agricultural competitiveness: markets and policies: 58-67, 1997

Customary law and rural development in Africa: the importance of customary land tenure law in the development process and land law reform in Sierra Leone. Afrika Studien, IFO Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung (108): 208, 1982

Effects of swidden cultivation, state policies, and customary institutions on land cover in a Hani village, Yunnan, China. Mountain Research & Development 19(2): 123-132, May, 1999

Customary land law in Africa with reference to legislation aimed at adjusting customary tenures to the needs of development. Customary land law in Africa with reference to legislation aimed at adjusting customary tenures to the needs of development, Rome: FAO, 1966

Fossils and the land; the policies of the National Trust and other institutional owners and managers. Geological Series - National Museum of Wales 19(Pages 32-36, 2001

Reconsidering state and society in Africa. The institutional dimension in land reform policies. Comparative Politics 28(2): 207-224, 1996

Technology, market policies and institutional reform for sustainable land use in southern Mali. Agricultural economics: the journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists 19(1-2): 53-62, 1998

Vernacular land markets and the changing face of customary land tenure in Africa. Forum for Development Studies 32(2): 385-414, 2005

Customary land tenure and land reform; the rise of new equalities among the Diola of Senegal. African Perspectives (2): 35-44, 1978

Sierra Leone. The influence of customary land tenure law on the development process and the reform of the law on land. Internationales Afrikaforum 18(4): 377-383, 1982