Land tenure and agricultural development in Ethiopia
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Published by Ethiopian Economic Association, Ethiopian Economic Policy Research Institute in Addis Ababa .
Written in English



  • Ethiopia.


  • Land tenure -- Ethiopia.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Ethiopia.

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Edition Notes

StatementEthiopian Economic Association [and] Ethiopian Economic Policy Research Institute.
SeriesPolicy brief series ;
ContributionsEthiopian Economic Association., YaʼItyop̣yā yaʼikonomik polisi mermer taqwām.
LC ClassificationsHD979.Z63 L36 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3738899M
LC Control Number2003408009

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Tenure security is vital for a successful agricultural development, especially in a country like Ethiopia where 85% of the population lives in the rural area. Security of tenure and ownership of land provides the right incentives to invest or make improvement in land and natural resources.   Tegegne Gebre Egziabher, et al. (Eds.), The Rural Land Tenure System in Ethiopia since Some Observations about its Impact on Agricultural Production and Sustainable Land Use (), pp. Google Scholar. LAND SCARCITY, TENURE CHANGE AND PUBLIC POLICY IN THE AFRICAN CASE OF ETHIOPIA: EVIDENCE ON EFFICACY AND UNMET DEMANDS FOR LAND RIGHTS 1. INTRODUCTION Despite the apparent abundance of land, agricultural land with a dependable growing period represents a fraction of the total land area in Ethiopia. Moreover, land degradation is extensive and. Land tenure security and governance: game-changers in sustainable development 8 Tenure insecurity: a driver of poverty and a threat to food security and nutrition 10 IFAD’s commitment to land and natural resource tenure security for smallholders