Land, poverty, conflicts and urban development: a short journey through two decades of land governance issues

Brüntrup, Michael
External Publications (2019)

in: Rural 21 18.04.2019 (Online)


Land rights form the base of land management in the world and pave the way to a sustainable or
unsustainable land use. In the context of the World Bank’s land and poverty conference, which took place
in March 2019, our author depicts the evolution of land governance issues in the last two decades and their impacts on small-scale farmers and beyond.

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Brüntrup, Michael

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