Tenure Rights and Sustainable Development in West Africa: A Regional Overview

February 1999
Hubert Ouedraogo (GRAF) and Camilla Toulmin (IIED)

This workshop brought together 75 practitioners from all over Africa. This regional survey covers tenure problems in West Africa, state policy and the problem of tenure security, pilot land use management schemes, and future issues and prospects.

Paper given at the DFID Workshop on Land Tenure, Poverty and Sustainable Development in sub-Saharan Africa, at Sunningdale, Berkshire.