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Land tenure and land use in Southern Haiti

Rebecca J. McLain

Land tenure and land use in Southern Haiti

case studies of the Les Anglais and Grande Ravine du Sud watersheds

by Rebecca J. McLain

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Published by Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land tenure -- Haiti.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 251-252.

    Statementby Rebecca J. McLain and Douglas Stienbarger ; with Michèle Oriol Sprumont.
    SeriesLTC research paper -- 95., Research paper (University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center) -- no. 95.
    ContributionsStienbarger, Douglas M., Sprumont, Michèle Oriol., University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15189092M

      The broad objectives of land tenure policies are not essentially different to those which guide the formulation of policies for any resource or sector, but historically the discussions of the subject have placed particular emphasis on the two overriding goals of economic efficiency and equity and poverty alleviation. The 4 white commercial farmers who lost their farms during land reform will now be getting US$ billion compensation for improvements after Government and the farmers' representatives.

      This “triumphal” view (Thompson, ) dominated colonial perspectives, as seen in the book on Land Tenure in the Colonies by Liversage. Invoking the conventional view on the English commons to explain the situation in African “communal” lands, it stated that, “no regulation whatever is . Haiti, with a forest cover estimated at 3% of all land area, has experienced severe degradation of its natural resources and a significant change in its land cover. While deforestation in Haiti is obviously multifaceted, one issue emerges from previous empirical analysis in explaining deforestation: land tenure.

    CUSTOMARY LAND TENURE SYSTEM. This is the system of landholding indigenous to Nigeria. NATURE OF CUSTOMARY LAND TENURE SYSTEM. At customary Law, ownership of land is generally vested in the village, community or family with the head holding it for the use of the whole village, community or family respectively. Individual right is limited to [ ]. a study of customary land law and tenure practices of six communities of the lower benue river valley of nigeria; globalisation: its impact on nigeria’s economy and implication on national development; the role of legislature in impeachment proceeding under the constitution of nigeria.


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