Securing the Right to Land: An overview on Access to Land

TitleSecuring the Right to Land: An overview on Access to Land
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Year of Publication2012
PublisherAsian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC)
Place PublishedQuezon City, Philippines
Key themesAccessToJustice, Formalisation-titling

This expanded edition presents regional and country perspectives on access to land for the rural poor from the eight countries-Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and Sri Lanka. It makes assessments of land reforms and their implementation, and the legal frameworks and conditions necessary to advance land rights. The publication also examines the changing roles of government, the private sector, NGOs and civil society in influencing agrarian reform and sustainable development for the rural poor. Finally, it puts forward an agenda for actors and activists in pursuit of more equitable access to land in the Asian region.


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