A Case Study on the Implications of the Ongoing Land Reform on Sustainable Rural Development and Poverty Reduction in Rwanda and the Outcome Report of the Thematic Dialogue held on 20th January 2006, Kigali, Rwanda

January 2006

Case study includes conceptual framework, rationale for land reform in Rwanda, assessment of choices, implementation. Highlights from the thematic dialogue include discussions on participation, decision making for optimal land use, land and the rural-urban interface and livelihoods, lessons learned and challenges. Third part examines possibilities for future co-operation.

Presented at the International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 7-10 March 2006