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farm tenancy

A farm tenancy is a contractual agreement whereby the tenant farmer, the lessee, agrees a tenancy with the landowner, the lessor. The tenancy will identify the piece of land leased, together with the other terms and conditions, including rent.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2015
Uruguay

Documento exploratorio que analiza las acciones y demandas de las principales organizaciones sociales que representan a asalariados rurales y productores familiares en los últimos 10 años, describe los principales conflictos locales suscitados en torno al acceso a la tierra y plantea estimaciones aproximativas sobre la cantidad de solicitantes de tierra, tanto a nivel nacional como regional.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
Rwanda

The Rwandan government's ongoing reconfiguration of the agricultural sector seeks to facilitate increased penetration of smallholder farming systems by domestic and international capital, which may include some land acquisition (‘land grabbing’) as well as contract farming arrangements.

Gender
Reports & Research
December 2014
Zambia

Land, and in particular agricultural land, is central to livelhoods in rural Zambia. Zambia is characterised by a dual legal system of customary and statutory law and by dual land tenure, with state land and customary land. A first wave of socialist-oriented reforms took place after independence in 1964, which abolished previously existing freehold land in favour of leasehold.

OXFAM Brasil - Tuca Vieira
Reports & Research
March 2014
South America
Brazil
Uruguay
A presente pesquisa tem por objetivo investigar as mudanças recentes no espaço agrário da fronteira Brasil-Uruguai, mais precisamente no que diz respeito à questão agrária e camponesa.
June 2013
Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan's unique approach to
land reform and farm restructuring has produced a
significant shift to individual or household-based farming,
with more than three-quarters of the arable land leased to
individual households or small groups. Most leaseholders

Journal Articles & Books
December 2012
Indonesia

This article explores the gendered experience of monocrop oil-palm expansion in a Hibun Dayak community in Sanggau District, West Kalimantan (Indonesia). It shows how the expanding corporate plantation and contract farming system has undermined the position and livelihood of indigenous women in this already patriarchal community.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2009

This article shows that credit market imperfections have important implications for the distribution of policy rents. In a model with land as fixed factor and credit market imperfections, when an area payment is given, land rents go up by more than the subsidy. On aggregate farms may lose from the subsidy.

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