Land rights in conservation areas in Tanzania

@article{Wanitzek1998LandRI,
  title={Land rights in conservation areas in Tanzania},
  author={Ulrike Wanitzek and H. Sippel},
  journal={GeoJournal},
  year={1998},
  volume={46},
  pages={113-128}
}
Conflicts arise increasingly in Tanzania which involve claims in land located in conservation areas. These conflicts arise, in many cases, between members of the local communities and the state authorities in charge of the conservation areas. They concern customary land rights both of pastoral and of agricultural communities, a topic which also touches upon their identities. The article investigates the legal dimension of these disputes by discussing the law governing conservation areas in the… Expand
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