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Title:Towards an agrarian reform in Nigeria: the crucial role of the federal government
Authors:Fabiyi, Yakub L.
Parsons, Kenneth H.
Year:1977
Periodical:Odý: Journal of Yoruba and Related Studies
Issue:15
Pages:62-73
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:land law
agricultural policy
Abstract:In this paper, which is concerned with changing rules of land tenure to enable farmers to modernize and to guarantee social justice as well, focus is on rural land tenure: The functions and powers of government in relation to the economy - Colonial Government's role in shaping customary land tenure policy - Post-independence land tenure policy - Implications for agricultural development - Policy measures to ensure needed redirection in land use (land registration; land consolidation; compulsory acquisition of land) - Summary and conclusion. Ref.
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