The Rural Code in Niger: A Land Tenure Reform Based on a Continuing Participatory Process

The authors argue that the process leading to the Rural Code has produced some important positive results which have contributed to easing conflicted relations between rural producers and strengthening land tenure security, notably amongst the weakest inhabitants. Some challenges to the implementation of the rural have arisen, notably lack of clarity and contradiction between some guiding principles.
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Paper presented at International conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural development, Porto Alegre, 7-10 March 2006.