Land Tenure in Ethiopia Continuity and Change , Shifting Rulers , and the Quest for State Control

@inproceedings{Crewett2008LandTI,
  title={Land Tenure in Ethiopia Continuity and Change , Shifting Rulers , and the Quest for State Control},
  author={Wibke Crewett and Benedikt Korf},
  year={2008}
}
Ethiopia experiences a fierce political debate about the appropriate land tenure policy. After the fall of the socialist derg regime in 1991, land property rights have remained vested in the state and only usufruct rights have been alienated to farmers – to the disappointment of international donor agencies. This has nurtured an antagonistic debate between advocates of the privatization of land property rights to individual plot holders and those supporting the government’s position. This… CONTINUE READING

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