Perspective of Land Reform in Rwanda | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
April 2002
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Rwanda LAND (Research) - 28
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In Rwanda, land is one of the most important and fundamental natural resources. The land resource is the foundation of the national economy through agriculture which occupies more than 90% of Rwandan in rural area. However, problems related to land in Rwanda are varied. This paper summarizes the history of land tenure in Rwanda, the primary challenges in the land sector today, and recommends actions to further land reform.

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

Eugene Rurangwa


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The LAND Project is a five year program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Its primary goal is strengthening the resilience of Rwandan citizens, communities and institutions and their ability to adapt to land-related economic, environmental and social changes.

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