Providing institutional and legal support on land tenure for farmers
Implementation: This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends creating institutional and legal mechanisms to ensure effective land tenure to farmers.
Claim: The absence of legislation indicating land rights has been an obstacle in taking action against land degradation in many farming communities in developing countries.
Subjects: Land type/useOrganizationPropertyFarmingLegality
Type Classification: G: Very Specific strategies