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Land law reform in East Africa

Land law reform in East Africa

papers delivered to a seminar organised by the Milton Obote Foundation, Adult Education Centre.

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Published by Milton Obote Foundation, Adult Education Centre in [Kampala] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Africa, East.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementEdited by James Obol-Ochola.
      ContributionsObol-Ochola, James, ed., Milton Obote Foundation. Adult Education Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination329 p.
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4398888M
      LC Control Number78981277

      Land reform occurred during the "Ten Years of Spring" (–) under the governments of Juan José Arévalo and Jacobo Arbenz, after a popular revolution forced out dictator Jorge largest part of the reform was the law officially called Decree , which redistributed all uncultivated land from landholdings that were larger than acres ( ha). 25 years into South Africa’s democracy, land reform in the country seems to be on the brink of commencement. The final report of a Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform was released and offers answers about crucial aspects of a land reform issue that has its roots more than years back.

        The post land reform program has been a dismal failure. And that failure and growing dissatisfaction have led to an intense debate on land reform, forcing the A.N.C. to . The interest shown in the conference and debate on “Land tenure issues and challenges: perspectives on land tenure in Africa”, organised with the Technical Committee on “Land Tenure and Development” on 6 June at the AFD, confirms the belief we have held since the s that land tenure is a crucial issue for public policies on spatial planning, growth and reducing poverty and.

      Diagnostic Report on Land Reform in South Africa required to secure the previously insecure rights to land of black South Africans, in law and practice, and thus is also rights-based, but also seeks to offer viable tenure options to those land reform, and to reforms to bring about equitable access to all South Africa’s natural. U.S. President Donald Trump touched off a diplomatic row with South Africa by repeating an erroneous broadcast about land reform there. In this Q&A, our Southern Africa Senior Consultant Piers Pigou sets the record straight about the land ownership and expropriation debates that are really underway in South Africa .


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Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period – The book is divided into two by: Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period – The book is divided into two parts.

Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between trans. Develops a sociology of contemporary land reform in Africa. This book explains the emergence of 'law and development' in which transforming land tenure law occupies centre stage. It is of interest to scholars and students of law and development, African studies and rural sociology.

Get this from a library. Land Law Reform in East Africa. [Patrick McAuslan] -- Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period - The book is divided into two parts.

Part 1 sets. Get this from a library. Land law reform in East Africa; papers delivered to a seminar organised by the Milton Obote Foundation, Adult Education Centre. [James Obol-Ochola; Milton Obote Foundation. Adult Education Centre.;]. Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period – The book is divided into two parts.

Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between transformational and traditional developments. Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period – The book is divided into two parts.

Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between transformational and traditional developments Author: Patrick Mcauslan. New criteria for land reform were sought in this seminar which would reflect the prevailing values and attitudes in East Africa.

Reforms should take place in selected areas, relating existing land systems to economic., agricultural, social and political programmes, and thereby involving popular support. Four main parts to the seminar can be distinguished: (1) background, comprising papers on.

Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period - The East African case studies ‘are conspicuous by their total disregard of principles of just land management’ (p.

The first part of Land Law Reform briefly surveys the land laws in these seven countries at the time of independence and also provides case studies of the individualization of tenure in Kenya and villagization in Tanzania.

Public Interest is defined to include the State's commitment to land reform and to bring about equitable access to all South Africa's natural resources by previously disadvantaged persons.

The State will be armed with the legal ammunition to achieve land and natural resource reform and redistribution without having to adhere to the willing.

Land reform is probably one of the most difficult domestic policy issues to be dealt with by Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa and Australia. In each of these countries the process of land reform is incomplete.

Zimbabwe, on one side of the spectrum, is facing a crisis in democratisation due to its radical approach to land reform. Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period - The book is divided into two parts.

Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between transformational and traditional developments; where the former aim at change designed to ensure.

What exactly is land reform is not legislatively defined but defined broadly in the White Paper on South African Land Policy Aprilwhich is a 23 year old document that is out of touch with the current land, special and economic issues that plague the country.

Land reform in South Africa is the promise of "land restitution" to empower farm workers (who now have the opportunity to become farmers) and reduce also refers to aspects such as, property, possibly white owned businesses.

It is believed to allow previously unemployed people to participate in the economy and better the country's economic growth. Africa, agriculture, ancestral land, development, East Africa, economic development, farmers, Kenya, Kenyans, land, land law, land ownership, land rights, landlords, mechanised agriculture, smallholders.

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and laws aimed at restructuring land relations. Land has also featured high in the agendas of donors and devel-opment agencies, which have supported to varying degrees reform programmes across Africa. This “new wave” of land legislation has taken place within the broader context of a restructuring of societal relations within African states.

Land reform Land reform will continue S IGNED INTO law by Nelson Mandela inSouth Africa’s constitution is one of the world’s great. This paper addresses the present composition of land laws in Uganda and the need for reform. It does not particularly provide a critique on each of the land law legislations neither does it particularly focus on case law principles on the same, a.

Africa South Africa: The unknown impact of land reform. More than two decades after the end of apartheid in South Africa, the unequal distribution of land remains. The East African; Rest Of Africa "The agreement reaffirms the irreversibility of the land reform and is a symbol of our commitment to the rule of law and property rights.

It is a testimony to the fact that as fellow Zimbabweans we can peacefully resolve our differences. We cannot change the past, we can only learn from it.Wandile Sihlobo's Finding Common Ground, with the title hinting at compromise, proposes ways in which sound land reform can be achieved.

The book, though published inis not exactly new.