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Searching for Tenure Security? The Land System and New Policy Initiatives in Ethiopia
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Table of Contents

 

 

Acronyms

ii

 

Abstract        

iii

 

Preface

iv

1.

Introduction

1

2.

Current Tenure Policy       

2

 

2.1 The Policy Framework

            2.1.1 Common Features

2.2 Women's Right to Land

2.3 Government Justification for Policy

 

2

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3.

Impact of Current Policy

3.1 Insecurity

3.2 Landlessness.      

3.3 Agricultural Productivity  

12

 

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4.

New Policy Initiatives

4.1 User Right Documentation

            4.1.1 Limitations Associated with Documentation

18

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4.2 Resettlement

22

5.

Migration

30

6.

The Emerging Land Market

31

7.

Conclusion: The Way Ahead

34

 

7.1 Issues for Debate

            7.1.1 A Plea for a Fresh Debate

             7.1.2 Tenure Security

            7.1.3 User Right Documentation

            7.1.4 Population Movement

            7.1.5 Resettlement

7.1.6 The Land Market

7.2 Gender and Land

7.3 Searching for Tenure Security

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42

 

Annexes

44

 

References

47