Changes in Land Access, Institutions and Markets in West Africa
Developing effective land policies in West Africa requires a thorough understanding of the issues involved and of the changes taking place on the ground. How are mechanisms to gain access to land and to natural resoures evolving? Are land rights becoming more individualised and "commodified"? These are just some of the questions discussed in this publication. A summary document of the CLAIMS research project "Changes in Land Access, Institutions and Markets in West Africa" coordinated by IIED.