Women's Land Tenure Security and Household Human Capital: Evidence from Ethiopia's Land Certification.

  title={Women's Land Tenure Security and Household Human Capital: Evidence from Ethiopia's Land Certification.},
  author={Felix M. Muchomba},
  journal={World development},
This paper examines the impact of Ethiopia's gendered land certification programs on household consumption of healthcare, food, education, and clothing. Ethiopia embarked on a land tenure reform program in 1998, after years of communism during which all land was nationalized. The reform began in Tigray region where land certificates were issued to household heads, who were primarily male. In a second phase carried out in 2003-2005, three other regions issued land certificates jointly to… CONTINUE READING

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