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Land tenure in the Yoruba provinces

Henry Lewis Ward-Price

Land tenure in the Yoruba provinces

by Henry Lewis Ward-Price

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Published by Printed by the Government Printer in Lagos .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land tenure -- Yoruba.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHRAF -- 11.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination146, xi p.
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17781220M

    Land law in Nigeria. M. G. Yakubu. Macmillan Publishers, - Law - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Business & Economics / Real Estate Land tenure Land tenure - Law and legislation - Nigeria Land use Land use. Jul 01,  · Land tenure reform has been advocated as an instrument of development in sub-Saharan Africa since before Independence, based on a neoclassical economic model promising greater agricultural productivity as a result of stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com by:

    So far, analysis of the land tenure reforms has mainly focused on the impact of rural land tenure on investment and productivity (e.g., Carter and Yao, , Deininger and Jin, , Jacoby). The second key contribution of this paper is to shed light on an alternative way in which land tenure may affect household welfare and economic stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com by: Land tenure and investment incentives: Evidence from West Africa , Dibia Afam, a farmer from Ogbeowele in the Benin Province of Colonial Nigeria, () concluded land tenure in her Yoruba sample was largely unaffected. Williams () showed that most land transactions in Oyo state continued to operate outside state authority, Cited by:

    This book gives a brief account of the background to the dual land tenure system in force in Sierra Leone and explains the reasons why the dualism derived from the different colonial experience of the former Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone still persists almost fifty years after the two entities were merged to form a unitary State of Sierra Leone. Land tenure may be insecure when land rights-holders are uncertain that their rights to land will be upheld in the face of challenges to those rights. Security of tenure is improved when land rights are recognised as legitimate by relevant stakeholders, and legal by the State [11].


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Land tenure in the Yoruba provinces by Henry Lewis Ward-Price Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Land tenure in the Yoruba provinces. [Henry Lewis Ward-Price]. Aug 18,  · The book explains for the benefit of students the main features of the English-derived land law in the Western Area and the land tenure structure in the Provinces which is governed predominantly by customary law, influenced to a limited extent by the received English stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com: Ade Renner-Thomas.

Feb 03,  · Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, published between andbrings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com by: 1.

The book gives an account, for the benefit of both law students and legal practitioners, of the main features of the English derived land law in the Western Area and of the forms of land holding in the Provinces which are governed predominately by customary law.

Where Isthe Boundary. Cocoa Conflict, Land Tenure, and Politics in Western Nigeria, s– Abstract This paper is about cocoa-induced conflict between the Ibadan and the Ijebu, two Yoruba sub-groups of southwestern Nigeria.

Although historians have examined the socio-economic impact of cocoa, they have however downplayed how it created. Land as an Object of Gain in a Non-literate Society. Land-tenure among the Bete and ().

Land relations under unbearable stress: Rwanda caught in the Malthusian trap. Land tenure in the Yoruba provinces. Description Name(s) of society, language, and language family: Yoruba is the language spoken by large group of people.

As Ford states “Yoruba has been commonly applied to a large group, united more by language than by Land tenure: In Yorubaland, the land is said to descend among the current owner a long. Popular Yoruba Books Showing of The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts (Paperback) by.

Baba Ifa Karade (shelved 4 times as yoruba) “In West African traditions, land belongs to the person who works it. Produce belongs to the person who grows it. Whatever is created belongs to the creators—not to the God that created them, and. land tenure system in nigeria (north, east, west, south) LAW According to Olawoye he defined the land tenure system in Nigeria to mean “the body of rules which govern the access to land and the relationship between the holder of the land and community on the other hand or.

Jun 18,  · This book gives a brief account of the background to the dual land tenure system in force in Sierra Leone and explains the reasons why the dualism derived from the different colonial experience of the former Colony and Protectorate of Sierra Leone still persists almost fifty years after the two entities were merged to form a unitary State of Sierra Leone/5.

Yoruba Land Law. Yoruba Land Law. Excerpt. For many years the Lands Department of the Western Region of Nigeria has been concerned largely with the management of Crown Land and the control of alienation of lands to non-Nigerians.

Other forms of tenure included samon, mengist, and maderia land. Samon was land the government had granted to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in perpetuity. Traditionally, the church had claimed about one-third of Ethiopia's land; however, actual ownership probably never reached this figure.

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Part 2: Land Tenure 62 I. Overview I. Overview Simply put, land tenure is the way in which people have access to and use land and natural resources.

A more detailed definition describes land tenure as “the institutional (political, economic, social, and legal) structure that determines (1) how individuals and groups secure access to land and. Land is essential for every human activity on earth as it is the source of all material wealth.

In order to regulate the ownership, use and development of land and land resources, nations the. Yorubaland (Yoruba: Ilẹ̀ Yorùbá) is the cultural region of the Yoruba people in West Africa. It spans the modern day countries of Nigeria, Togo and Benin, and covers a total land area ofkm 2 or about the same size as the combined land areas of Greece and Montenegro, of whichkm 2 (%), lies within Nigeria, % in Part of: Benin, Nigeria, Togo.

In an order in council was issued to extend the Lagos protectorate over Yoruba land, making Ondo formally subject to the British crown. Ondo Kingdom in Nigeria. During the political turmoil of Nigeria in the early s, Ondo was the site of large scale political violence and.

Jun 01,  · "Land tenure" in Kwara'ae can be thought of as a system for managing the use of forest resources. People usually inherit access to these resources as part of the relationships which give them their place in society.

The largest class of landowners are the provincial governments, who hold all unclaimed land in their jurisdiction. Over 90% of the sprawling boreal forest of Canada is provincial Crown land. Provincial lands account for 60% of the area of the province of Alberta, 94% of the land in British Columbia.

Land Reform – Experience from Nigeria Lasun Mykail OLAYIWOLA and Olufemi ADELEYE, Nigeria Key words: Land, land tenure, cadastral survey, Land use zoning. SUMMARY In Africa, land tenure system has generally been broadly described as rigid, creating obstacles in the way of development.

Migration, land tenure, citizenship and communal conflicts in Africa Article in Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 9(1) · March with 34 Reads How we measure 'reads'.Land reform in the Philippines has long been a contentious issue rooted in the Philippines's Spanish Colonial stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com efforts began during the American Colonial Period with renewed efforts during the Commonwealth, following independence, during Martial Law and especially following the People Power Revolution in The current law, the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program, was passed.7.

The present land tenure system provides excel- lent opportunities for large-scale agricultural development until the land surplus is used up. The experience of the NRBDA shows that large-scale investment in agricultural develop- ment is possible in so-called traditional societies, where land tenure systems have not changed in recent stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com by: 2.