THE INTERACTION BETWEEN LAND TENURE SECURITY AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN ZIMBABWE

This paper investigates the relationship between land tenure security and credit use, investments in land improvements and complementary short-tenn input use, and yields in small scale agriculture. Data for the study were gathered by means of a smvey interview of fanners in the Small Scale Commercial Sector, Resettlement Areas and Communal Areas of Zimbabwe. Descriptive statistics indicate that investments in land improvements and short term input use is greatest in areas where tenure is most secure. Households lacking exclusive and assured land rights have little incentive to invest in agriculture. However, little evidence supporting the benefits of land titling is provided.


Other Titles:
DIE INTERAKSIE TUSSEN GRONB~ITSEKERHEID EN LANDBOUPRODUK11WITEIT IN ZIMBABWE
Issue Date:
1995-12-1995-12-1995-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
ISSN:
0303-1853
Language:
English
Published in:
Agrekon, Volume 34, Issue 4
Page range:
288-292




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