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Land reform and structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa

controversies and guidelines

by J. P. Platteau

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Land reform -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Land tenure -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jean-Philippe Platteau.
      SeriesFAO economic and social development paper ;, 107
      ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Policy Analysis Division.
      LC ClassificationsHD1333.A357 P58 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 324 p. ;
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1522777M
      ISBN 109251030006
      LC Control Number93211115

      In many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, political instability has gone hand in hand with gross economic decline. Privatization. A common policy required in structural adjustment is the privatization of state-owned industries and resources. This policy aims to increase .   Exporting Apartheid to Sub-Saharan Africa. by Michel Chossudovsky. despite its merits, South Africa’s Land Reform Programme is unlikely to succeed, this programme being increasingly undermined by the post-Apartheid government’s own sweeping macro-economic reforms under the neoliberal policy agenda. Pretoria’s structural adjustment. Land tenure, land reform and conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa: Towards a research agenda CHRIS HUGGINS AND JOHAN POTTIER The case studies in this volume come from African countries with differ-ent histories, cultures, and economic structures. As pointed out in sev-eral studies, there is a great range of local variation in land tenure. 'The book highlights the complexity of processes of economic reform in sub-Saharan Africa, and it is a valuable addition to the comparative literature on economic reform and its effects. This work will be of great interest to Africanists and scholars of economic reform in other parts of the developing world.'Cited by:

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Structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. The need for fundamental reforms to arrest economic and social decline and to provide a sound basis for promoting sustainable economic growth has been recognized. The emphasis on sustainable growth implies, however, that adjustment involves medium and Cited by: 6.

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This site is like a. Structural adjustment programs (SAPs) consist of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) to countries that experienced economic crises. The two Bretton Woods Institutions require borrowing countries to implement certain policies in order to obtain new loans (or to lower interest rates on existing ones).

The conditionality clauses attached to the loans. Unfortunately, in most countries of sub-Saharan Africa, agriculture has grown much more slowly than population, agricultural incomes have stagnated in real terms, or fallen. The major problems continue to be poor economic and agricultural policy, and inadequate public investment in infrastructure, rural education, agricultural services such as.

The reform experience in Sub-Saharan Africa has varied widely across countries and crop subsectors. The available evidence shows clear progress in some areas and mixed results in others. Start studying Sub- Saharan Africa Study Guide. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

A policy by which land is taken from those who own large amounts and redistributed to those who have little or none. Structural Adjustment Program. A program to reform the structure of an economy. 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).

Collectively they cover two main areas of land governance: reforms in redistributing agricultural land; and reforms in land administration. Agricultural Land Redistribution and Land Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa Byamugisha THE WORLD BANK Agricultural Land Redistribution and Land Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa Case Studies of Recent Reforms Frank F.

Byamugisha, Editor DIRECTIONS IN DEVELOPMENT Agriculture and Rural Development. The political economy of reform in sub-Saharan Africa: report of the workshops on the political economy of structural adjustment and the sustainability of reform / Ravi Gulhati. -- (An EDI policy seminar report ; no.

8) ISBN 1. Africa--Economic policy. Title. Series. HCG86 dc 19 CIPFile Size: 2MB. Paradigms, Processes and Practicalities of Land Reform in Post-conflict Sub-Saharan Africa "This chapter will examine the paradigms and processes involved in drafting or reforming land policies and laws in two very different African countries: Eritrea and Zimbabwe.

Whereas Rwanda, Burundi and some parts of north-eastern DRC have very h. From the Ground Up: Land Rights, Conflict and Peace in Sub-Saharan Africa. part of the structural adjustment programmes of In his chapter on ‘customary land tenure’ in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Structural Adjustment Programs in Africa Introduction Inthe President of the World Bank, Robert McNamara sought and received approval from the World Bank Board to launch a new instrument: the structural adjustment loan.1 In his mind, the World Bank would use its loans to provide finance to borrower-countries over a limited amount of Size: KB.

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has been affected by very frequent and severe droughts in the form of extreme rainfall variability and almost a secularly declining precipitation in the sizeable arid and semi-arid zones of the sub-continent.

2 It is estimated that as much as 60 per cent of SSA is vulnerable to drought and about 30 per cent is considered to be highly vulnerable (Clay, ).Cited by: 1. Hospital Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa and Post-Colonial Development Impasse. Soc Hist Med 22 (2) ^ New York Times: Rise in TB Is Linked to Loans From I.M.F ^ Bernard, Ikubolajeh Logan and Kidane Mengisteab.

"IMF-World Bank Adjustment and Structural Transformation on Sub-Saharan Africa". Economic Geography. Vol Agricultural Land Redistribution and Land Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa: Case Studies of Recent Reforms (Directions in Development) - Kindle edition by Byamugisha, Frank F.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Agricultural Land Redistribution and Land Administration in Sub Manufacturer: World Bank Publications. Agricultural Land Redistribution and Land Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa: Case Studies of Recent Reforms focuses on “how” to undertake land reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa, but with relevant lessons for other developing countries.

This article provides a synthesis of Archie Mafeje’s views on the land and agrarian question in Africa, including land tenure and agrarian labour relations, technological change and agricultural productivity, agrarian class formation processes, and the politics of agrarian reform.

1 His enduring argument was that the fundamental land and labour relations of Africa’s pre-capitalist modes Author: Sam Moyo. We draw on the theory of organized hypocrisy and examine how different forms of lending by the African Development Bank affect maternal mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa.

We do so by using a two-way fixed effects model for a sample of 33 Sub-Saharan African nations from to We find that the bank's structural adjustment lending in the health sector is associated with increased maternal Cited by: 1. Africa Action, an organization working for political, economic and social justice in Africa is highly critical of SAPS, noting that, The basic assumption behind structural adjustment was that an increased role for the market would bring benefits to both poor and rich.

In the Darwinian world of international markets, the strongest would win out. World Development, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp.03(X/92 $ + Printed in Great Britain. Pergamon Press Ltd Structural Adjustment, Primary Resource Trade and Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa FANTU CHERU The American University, Washington, DC Cited by: Structural adjustment programmes typically promote the privatization of publicly-held assets and encourage support for the market economy in the interests of economic efficiency.

This paper examines the implications for efficiency and equity of the privatization of common property and the formalization of individualized land rights in sub.

Farmers' response to structural adjustment programs in Sub-Saharan Africa: the need for democratic reforms / Osita M. Ogbu --Structural adjustment and the propagation of agricultural reform in Africa: the microeconomics of macroeconomic interventions / Christopher B.

Barrett --Land tenure and structural adjustment in Africa / John Bruce and. urban planning in sub saharan africa Download urban planning in sub saharan africa or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get urban planning in sub saharan africa book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in. Land tenure reform has been advocated as an instrument of development in sub-Saharan Africa since before Independence, based on a neoclassical economic model promising greater agricultural productivity as a result of titling.

This in turn, it was suggested, would promote land investments, credit supply and efficient land by: Area ()18–26 Structural adjustment and the contemporary sub-Saharan African city John Briggs* and Ian E A Yeboah† *Department of Geography and Topographic Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ Email: [email protected] †Departments of Geography and Black World Studies, Miami University, Oxford, OhioUSA.

Publication Structural Transformation in the African Context: Reflections on Priorities for the Post Development Agenda Parliamentarians, civil society organisations and African thinkers who gathered in Midrand, South Africa, hosted by the Pan African Parliament, articulated what is emerging as a growing consensus in various fora taking place on the continent: ‘the b.

This article relates the debate on Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) to the latest cycle of globalisation,l and their impact on human development. In so doing it uses Africa, sub-Saharan Africa in particular, as a case study tor the difficulties of integration in world econ- omic trends.

The article first presents the histori. The Agrarian Question, Access to Land, and Peasant Responses in Sub-Saharan Africa Prospects for Agrarian Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Counter-Thesis 14 SAPs structural adjustment programmes UNDP United Nations Development Programme Size: KB.

Structural Adjustment Programs and Industry: Sub-Saharan Africa According to this view, far from being the case that all countries would benefit from full exposure to market forces irrespective of their level of development, the outcome of individual SAPs would largely depend on the characteristics of.

Geoffrey A. Smith Poli. Sci. 7 section # Prof. Melvin Aaron June 31 Sub-Saharan Africa: A Threat to Global Stability Still recovering from malicious colonialism, the southern half of Africa has incurred several other factors contributing to the regions underdevelopment.

On a cloth untrue With a twisted cue And elliptical billiard balls. -Gilbert and Sullivan, The Yeoman of the Guard, Sincestructural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa has moved from a vehemently contested set of proposals to a widely if grudgingly accepted reality for most states in.

Chapter 7. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Name one of the two institutions that have promoted the introduction of structural adjustment programs as a means of solving the debt crisis in sub-Saharan Africa.

name one activity that typically consumes the time and energy of women in sub-Saharan Africa. (1) Obtaining and. Second, NGOs worked with UNICEF to publish reports that highlighted other ways that structural adjustment was affecting people beyond Sub-Saharan Africa.

Third, the NGOs arranged for leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa to meet with members of the U.S. Senate to convince the lawmakers to withhold funding from multilateral development banks. Introduction. Access to land in sub-Saharan Africa is changing, but the literature on land is struggling to conceptualise how.

The literatures on land access and land grabbing claim that ‘neoliberal’ reforms dating back to the s are being imposed on developing countries by international level donors and financial institutions, and that these paved the way for land grabbing on a Cited by: While the “earn more” and “spend less” model may facilitate debt repayment, structural adjustment has been shown to adversely affect health (P.

McMichael ).For instance, Carrie Shandra, John Shandra, and Bruce London () recently found that sub-Saharan African nations that receive a World Bank structural adjustment loan tend to have higher levels of child mortality than sub. Land law reform has figured prominently in the push toward "second-generation" structural adjustment in sub-Saharan Africa.

Steady movement toward the growth-promoting individualization and transferability of property rights in land is considered to be fundamental to the larger quest to promote investment and technological-upgrading in agriculture.

A s africa looks for ways to deepen and accelerate the economic reform process, the lessons of the East Asian miracle, of course, come to mind.

That is why on May 13–14,African and Asian officials and academics—along with representatives from the IMF, the World Bank, and other multilateral institutions—met in Paris to exchange experiences. Title: Adjustment and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa - WP/99/51 Created Date: 4/24/ PM. Abstract.

Like other countries in Africa, Nigeria and Zambia realized the necessity to engage on the reform of the land resources. During the pre-colonial epoch, land in the traditional rural areas of Nigeria and Zambia were seen and regarded as common : Merioboroghene Mowoe.Designing a Property Tax Reform Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa: An Analytical Framework Applied to Kenya ROY KELLY Countries throughout Sub-Saharan Africa are exploring options to improve local prop - erty taxation.

Using the case of Kenya, this article provides an analytical framework for designing an effective property tax reform strategy.Sub-Saharan Africa has achieved a major turnaround in overall economic performance in recent years, based largely on improved macroeconomic policies and structural reforms.

The situation is still fragile, however, and sub-Saharan Africa faces many risks of renewed crisis, notably the risks posed by serious conflicts in several parts of the region.