Land Tenure, Land Markets, and Institutional Transformation in Zambia

October 1995
Michael Roth, with the assistance of Steven G. Smith (Wisconsin Land Tenure Center Research Paper 124)

A new electronic version of a classic, influential and still relevant 1995 LTC study of land tenure in Zambia, which was conceived in response to the lack of data on which to guide policy decisions for liberalising the land market. The 8 chapters cover legal framework and administration of land policy; land administration processes and constraints; agrarian structure, land markets and property transfers; land valuation and taxation; land tenure and agricultural development in customary areas – results from Eastern and Southern Provinces; settlement programs; land use patterns and growth in commercial input use, productivity and profitability by farm size category; Zambia’s agricultural data system – a review of the agricultural time series data.