Pambazuka, 23 February 2006.
Land provides the basis for agriculture and animal husbandry, which are integral features of income generation and food production in Africa. Population growth and land degradation place demands on land resources that can lead to and increase conflict. Traditional land management systems are coming under increasing pressure.
Land access is central to poverty reduction strategies and is a key issue in both urban and rural areas. Secure access to land is fundamental for food security, income generation and agriculture for poor people throughout Africa.
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