Mexico Case Study of Ejido Land Tenure & Registration System | Land Portal

Información del recurso

Date of publication: 
Enero 2015
Resource Language: 
ISBN / Resource ID: 
Mexico Cas2015
Copyright details: 
UN-Habitat/GLTN

This report summarizes a case study of the Mexican ejidocommunity tenure system. Mexico was selected for this case study because of the rich history and extensive scale of the country’s community land tenure and registration systems. This community system covers 52% of the area of Mexico, roughly equivalent to the size of Egypt, and comprises over 30 000 communities. The ejido system emanated from the Mexican revolution (1910-1917) and represents a case where the customary system of land has been largely integrated into the statutory system. The case study is particularly relevant to countries which are trying to accommodate customary land systems within a formal land 

Autores y editores

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Grenville Barnes
Maria DiGiano
Dr. Clarissa Augustinus

Publisher(s): 
Global Land Tool Network

The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is an alliance of global regional and national partners contributing to poverty alleviation through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure particularly through the development and dissemination of pro-poor and gender-sensitive land tools.

Proveedor de datos

Global Land Tool Network

The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is an alliance of global regional and national partners contributing to poverty alleviation through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure particularly through the development and dissemination of pro-poor and gender-sensitive land tools.

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