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Land tenure and agricultural productivity in Malawi

Carol Wilson Dickerman

Land tenure and agricultural productivity in Malawi

by Carol Wilson Dickerman

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Published by Land Tenure Center in Madison, Wisconsin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malawi.
    • Subjects:
    • Land tenure -- Malawi.,
    • Agricultural productivity -- Malawi.,
    • Farms, Small -- Government policy -- Malawi.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCarol W. Dickerman and Peter C. Bloch.
      ContributionsBloch, Peter C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD997.Z63 D53 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 54 p. ;
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL527568M
      LC Control Number98982292

      Place, Frank & Otsuka, Keijiro, "Tenure, Agricultural Investment, and Productivity in the Customary Tenure Sector of Malawi," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 50(1), pages , October. Klaus Deininger & Daniel Ayalew Ali & . interventions i.e. how the structure of land tenure system among the beneficiaries of the programme influences technology adoption, agricultural productivity and food security among beneficiary households in one of the progamme districts i.e Nkhotokota. Land in Nkhotakota is accessed through inheritance (52%) and marriage (18%).

      The Contested Status of 'Communal Land Tenure' in South Africa "This paper focuses on communal tenure reform developments (or lack thereof), referring to law, policy and practice in rural areas in South Africa. It shows that communal land tenure is not in a healthy state and discusses the following recent laws. Frank Place and Keijiro Otsuka, "Tenure, Agricultural Investment, and Productivity in the Customary Tenure Sector of Malawi," Economic Development and Cultural Cha no. 1 (October ): Cited by:

      Agricultural land redistribution and land administration in Sub-Saharan Africa: case studies of recent reforms (English) Abstract. The six case studies in this book were prepared as background studies for a synthesis report on land administration and reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This is published as a New Book and can be downloaded here. Introduction This book discusses knowledge-based sustainable agro-ecological and natural resource management systems and best practices for sustained agricultural productivity and ecosystem resilience for better livelihoods under a changing climate.


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Land tenure and agricultural productivity in Malawi by Carol Wilson Dickerman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Land tenure systems and agricultural production in Malawi. D.W. Nothale Rural Development Department, University of Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi. Introduction. The population of Malawi at the September census was 5, The average population density on a land area of 94, square kilometres was 59 persons per square kilometre.

Land tenure and agricultural productivity in Malawi. Madison, Wis.: Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Carol Wilson Dickerman; Peter C Bloch.

Land tenure reform—even if fully implemented—does not by itself guarantee increases in agricultural productivity or access to capital (via credit), particularly in the short run, but it is an essential component of a strategy to raise productivity in the long term. Malawi is one of the more densely populated countries in Africa, with an average of inhabitants per square kilometer; population density is highest in the south and central regions.

Malawi’s total land area is 94, square kilometers, of which 49% is agricultural land. Approximately 2% of Malawi’s cropland is irrigated. The paper "Impact of Farm Input Subsidies Vis-à-Vis Climate-Smart Technologies on Maize Productivity: A Tale of Smallholder Farmers in Malawi" written by Katengeza S.P.

has been published In: Singh B., Safalaoh A., Amuri N., Eik L., Sitaula B., Lal R. (eds) Climate Impacts on Agricultural and Natural Resource Sustainability in Africa.

Customary land tenure and the new land policy in Malawi Article in Journal of Contemporary African Studies 22(2) May with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Challenges and Opportunities for Raising Agricultural Productivity in Malawi opportunities for raising agricultural productivity in Malawi within the scope of AgR&D.

In this paper, we argue that Over 70 per cent of the cultivated area in Malawi is under the customary land tenure system and is utilized by The determinants of investment, input use and land productivity are investigated under customary land ownership in the rural areas of Malawi.

A structural model is specified to investigate the Author: Greenwell Matchaya. book chapter. Land tenure and agricultural productivity in Africa. A comparative analysis of the economics literature and recent policy strategies and reforms.

Frank Place. sage library of international security. Publisher(s): sage publications ltd. linkages between land tenure and agricultural productivity are suggested.

It is in recognition of the importance of a better understanding of these linkages, that this paper examines the issue of land tenure systems and agricultural productivity in Nigeria. It is basically focused on the understanding of land tenure from aFile Size: KB.

In archaeology, land tenure traditions can be studied across the longue durée, for example land tenure based on kinship and collective property management. This makes it possible to study the long-term consequences of change and development in land.

on agricultural development and productivity. Specifically, the study will im- of to-bacco, and the profitability and prospect of a maize green revolution on small-holder farms in the customary land tenure sector of Malawi.

The impact of tenure institutions on incentives for making long-term investments to boost. Introduction. Agricultural growth as a means for poverty alleviation in Africa is once again given considerable attention (e.g., Commission for Africa, ) and with that a renewed interest in the factors that promote or inhibit agricultural investment, including land tenure and land tenure example, the issue of land tenure in Africa has been mentioned as important in Cited by: Research has shown that secure land tenure is an important institutional factor affecting agricultural technology utilization by smallholder farmers by providing incentives for greater investment to enhance the productivity of the land.

This brief seeks to determine the relevance of security of land tenure to agricultural development in Uganda. To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website.

Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi’s customary tenure systems K. Deininger, F. Xia, S.T. Holden / World Bank Publications, Many African countries rely on sporadic land transfers from customary to statutory domains to attract investment and improve agricultural performance.

Population, Tenure, and Natural Resource Management: and, P. Bloch, Land Tenure and Agricultural Productivity in Malawi, LTC PaperLand Tenure Center, Madison, WI, Google Scholar. FrenchConfronting an The Potential of Agroforestry Technology Under Customary Land Tenure in Malawi: A Case Study of Lilongwe, mimeo Cited by: Socio-economic context and role of agriculture Malawi is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, with an economy driven predominantly by the agricultural sector that accounts for one third of the GDP and nearly 80 percent of employment.

Agriculture is considered the engine of Malawi’s economic growth since, between andmore thanFile Size: 1MB. The aim of this paper is to study the effects of land tenure on agricultural production. This is an econometric study of production functions for the Ferozepur district of Punjab using Farm Management Studies data for /69 and /Cited by: 9.

Home IFPRI Publications Effects of land tenure on agricultural productivity and the environment Reference URL Share. Add tags Comment Rate. Save to favorites. To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website.

Effects of land tenure on agricultural productivity and the environment. The main economic products of Malawi are tobacco, tea, cotton, groundnuts, sugar and have been among the main cash crops for the last century, but tobacco has become increasingly predominant in the last quarter-century, with a production in oftonnes.

Over the last century, tea and groundnuts have increased in relative importance while cotton .Ministry of Lands and Housing, - Land tenure - pages. SURVEYING MAPPING AND CADARSTRAL PLANS Other editions - View all.

Malawi national land policy Malawi, Malawi. Ministry of Lands, Housing, Physical Planning, and Surveys Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.

access to land agricultural Blantyre boundaries cadastral.Agricultural Productivity for Sustainable Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa Keith D. Wiebe, Meredith J. Soule and David E. Schimmelpfennig 1. This study examines trends in agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa, identifying sources of growth as well as bottlenecks to growth.