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Land Governance in Asia: Understanding the debates on land tenure rights and land reforms in the Asian context

This 2013 paper examines land tenure systems and legal frameworks in Asia, and the current major debates around processes of land reform and justice for poor land users. Among the major issues it discusses are women’s access to land, the land rights of indigenous peoples, tenure for forests and public domains, the role of small farms, the phenomenon of land grabbing, and the emerging effects of climate change.

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Resource Type: Practitioner Resources Issues: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Women's Rights Tool Type: Reports / Research Target Population: Rural Method: Research Languages: English Regions: Asia