Centre for Land Tenure Studies

Centre for Land Tenure Studies (CLTS)

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New Journal Paper on equity in the distribution of values of outputs from exclosures

The paper "Equity in the distribution of values of outputs from exclosures in Tigray, Ethiopia" written by Dawit Gebregziabher, Arezoo Soltani and Ole Hofstad has been published in Journal of Arid Environments.

Tigray

Contributed to Documenting Award winning policy

Thanks to a unique combination of collective action, voluntary labour and the involvement of young people, the people of Tigray in northern Ethipia are restoring land on a massive scale. For its remarkable achievements under harsh conditions, Tigray’s policy was recognized with the Future Policy Gold Award 2017, awarded by the World Future Council in partnership with the UNCCD.

Ethiopia

CLTS Working Paper on land rental market

The paper "Can the land rental market facilitate smallholder commercialization? Evidence from northern Ethiopia" written by Menasbo Gebru, Stein T. Holden and Mesfin Tilahun is now published as a CLTS Working Paper.

Land Tenure

CLTS Working Paper on Policies for Improved Food Security

The paper "Policies for Improved Food Security: -The Roles of Land Tenure Policies and Land Markets" written by Stein T. Holden is now published as a CLTS Working Paper.

Centre for Land Tenure Studies

Easier for women in Ethiopia to own land with land registration

Digitisation has drastically reduced the costs involved in registering owners of cultivated land. This has made large-scale land registration, which in particular strengthens women's rights in societies where they have a weak position, more relevant for developing countries.

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