Land Security and the Poor in Ghana: Is there a Way Forward? A Land Sector Scoping Study

October 2001
Liz Alden Wily and Daniel Hammond (DFID Ghana’s Rural Livelihoods Programme)

A summary of a larger study commissioned by DFID Ghana. Covers findings of the study and suggestions for moving forward. The conclusions include that tenure insecurity is more widespread than generally recognised, its sources are complex, current strategies are inadequate, promising conditions exist, reform rather than improvement is needed, a community based approach is the way forward. The National Land Policy is not pro-poor, nor are classic titling approaches serving the poor.