This year CLTS new book "Land Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa: Assessing Impacts on Poverty and Natural Resource Management" edited by Stein Holden, Keijiro Otsuka, and Klaus Deininger that was launched on the Annual World Bank Conference on the 11th of April was published by Palgrave Macmillan today.
By applying a unified framework the book discusses the influence of land tenure reforms on poverty and efficiency of land use and other natural resources. These land tenure reforms include Land-to-the-tiller policies, Market assisted land redistribution reforms, Tenure security enhancing low-cost reforms, Forest tenure reforms and the Needed future reforms related to the recent sharp increase in demand for agricultural land in Africa.
The book teaches important policy lessons from the past and ongoing land tenure reforms.
The book can be purchased in the US or UK via the following links: