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Land tenure

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Common law

Narrower terms:
Formal tenure system
Customary tenure

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The relationship, whether legally or customarily defined, among people, as individuals or groups, with respect to land and associated natural resources (water, trees, minerals, wildlife, etc.). Rules of tenure define how property rights in land are to be allocated within societies. Land tenure systems determine who can use what resources for how long, and under what conditions (FAO, 2002).

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In other Languages:
Danish: Ejendomsbesiddelse
Turkish: Arazi rejimi
Malay: Pegangan tanah; emilikan tanah

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