Rural Property Rights in a Peace Process: Lessons from Mozambique
Land rights issues have proven to be one of the most vexing problems in a peace process. In the developing world and the Middle East, the disintegration of land and property rights institutions during armed conflict, and yet the importance of land, homeland, and territory to the cause and conduct of conflict presents particular dilemmas for recovery. Such a process must attempt to both address issues fundamental to the cause and maintenance of the conflict, as well as land-related problems important to recovery.
KeywordsLand Tenure Armed Conflict Peace Process Political Geography Land Tenure System
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