On top of the socio-economic reform demands being pushed by the National Democratic Front, collectively dubbed as the comprehensive agreement on socio-economic reforms (CASER), is the free distribution of land for the country’s landless rural poor. During the ill-fated peace talks in Amsterdam in July, the question was raised: where will the government get the land to distribute for free to would-be agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs)? One of the answers: public lands.
The National Land Commission has revoked title deeds held 32 schools le deeds held by private developers laying claim on their land.
Through a gazette notice, National Lands Commission chair Muhammad Swazuri revoked 1,100 titles deeds safeguarding 32 public schools and institutions whose lands hand been grabbed.
Lavington Primary in Nairobi whose land had been grabbed by the Kensom Holdings was among the beneficiaries.
By: Souha Touré
Date: December 21st 2016
Source: Ecofin Agency
(Ecofin Agency) - In order to curb land grabbing which is growing significantly, Tanzanian authorities have adopted a new land policy that brings to 33 years, from 99, the lease duration for foreigners, Eurasia Review reports.