Kugelman: Better land registration practices necessary in the ‘The Global Farmland Rush’

Michael Kugelman, of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, argues for responsible measures to address the unprecedented global increase in foreign land acquisition. “Host governments should establish better land registration practices and enact safeguards against the displacement of their citizens,” he writes.

Michael Kugelman is co-editor of “The Global Farms Race: Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security.”

Read the full original article here.

Also, read Silas Siakor’s recent op-ed arguing for swift action on land reform in Liberia, here.

February 7, 2013 | Namati Author