The Poverty Impacts of Land Titling in Kenya

March 2000
Julian Quan, from chapter of a book, Evolving Land Rights, Policy and Tenure in Africa, edited by Camilla Toulmin and Julian Quan, published by IIED and NRI

Examines evolution of land tenure reform in Kenya since Swynnerton Plan of 1954 with particular emphasis on the poverty impacts of titling. Concludes that land titling risks a negative impact on the poor.