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Land is Life : Land reform and sustainable agriculture - Nigel Dudley

Land is Life

Land reform and sustainable agriculture

By: Nigel Dudley (Editor), John Madeley (Editor), Sue Stolton (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st July 1992
ISBN: 9781853391460
Number Of Pages: 176

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Links the issues of sustainable agriculture and land reform. When farmers own their land they are likely to produce more food and to farm sustainably. Large increases in food output occur when farmers are given land under agrarian reform programmes.

FOREWORD Nigel Dudley, John Madeley and Sue Stolton ix 1 Stabilization of Agricultural Resources 1 World hunger, land reform and organic agriculture Nigel Dudley 1 Concept, requirements and measures to ensure sustainable agricultural development Uwe Otzen 43 2 Latin America and the Caribbean 59 Brazil: Agrarian reform in Brazil Lino de David 59 Colombia: Save the rainforests - give them away Peter Bunyard 70 Dominican Republic: Slowly does it; learning and teaching about agriculture Mark Feedman 77 3 Africa 83 Overview Mohamed Suliman 83 Zimbabwe: Issues arising from the Land Resettlement Programme John Cusworth 89 Namibia: Land reform - who will be the beneficiaries? Martin Adams 102 4 Asia 107 India: Land rights in the villages of India VithalRajan 107 Philippines: Land reform and soil conservation RomyTiongco 117 Thailand: Land security and traditional agriculture Larry Lohmann 120 Indonesia: Problems of land-use policy Tadjudin Djuhendi 128 S Europe 133 Organic farming in Western Europe: which way forward? Lawrence Woodward 133 The Norwegian GATT campaign Helge Christie 137 Organic farming in Eastern Europe Nigel Dudley 139 APPENDIX 145 REFERENCES 152

ISBN: 9781853391460
ISBN-10: 1853391468
Series: Land Reform and Sustainable Agriculture
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st July 1992
Publisher: ITDG Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 13.4  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.27