Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda

Abstract: Decentralized, low-cost land tenure regularization in Rwanda improved land access for legally married women, stimulated investment and maintenance of soil conservation measures, and had no negative effect in terms of distress sales and consecutive landlessness.

Author(s): Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Deininger, Klaus; Goldstein, Markus

Source(s): , Policy research working paper; WPS 5765 29 p., ill., maps, tabs Policy research working paper WPS 5765

Published: 2011 World bank, [Washington, DC] (English

ISBN/ISSN: [1813-9450]/

Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1596/1813-9450-5765

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