Migrant land rights reception and ‘clearing to claim’ in sub‐Saharan Africa: A deforestation example from southern Zambia

  title={Migrant land rights reception and ‘clearing to claim’ in sub‐Saharan Africa: A deforestation example from southern Zambia},
  author={Jon Darrel Unruh and Lisa Cligget and Rod Hay},
  journal={Natural Resources Forum},
The relationship between migration and deforestation in the developing world continues to receive significant attention. However beyond direct population increase, the precise mechanisms that operate within the intersection of migrant/host land rights remain largely unexamined. Where migrants are provided with land and rights by the State and/or local communities, how such rights are perceived by the migrants is of primary importance in their interaction with land resources, and in aggregate it… Expand
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