land loans

Land loan is the temporary cession of land use, normally without rent payable for its use.

Land tenure in rural low land Myanmar
Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
October 2017
Myanmar

This study emerged out of an identified need to document social processes leading to land insecurity, and those leading to investment and sustainable use of lands by rural populations. Focusing on the Delta and Dry Zone, the main paddy producing regions of Myanmar, this analysis unravels the powers at play in shaping rural households’ relationship to land.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2017
Ethiopia

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Ethiopia are offering farmers a new financial product: the SLLC-linked individual loan product

With Second Level Land Certification (SLLC), MFIs have the security of knowing the ownership and exact landholding size of farmers. This has allowed the development of an innovative individual lending product that uses the produce of the land as a form of guarantee.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2017
Ethiopia

With Second Level Land Certification (SLLC), farmers gain increased security of tenure: this incentivises them to invest more in their land.

To allow for this productive investment to take place, the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) programme is working with micro finance institutions (MFIs) to roll out an innovative financial product: the SLLC-linked individual loan.

Accessing longer terms and larger size loans allows farmers to increase the productivity of their land, graduate from subsistence farming, and become more commercially oriented.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2015
India

The study mainly focused on credit investment in agriculture.. It was carried out in Telengana State using net returns accrued from crops, fruit trees and livestock in three distressed districts. It has identified sustainable and profitable land uses, estimated credit requirement and formulated credit investment action plan.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2014
Kenya

The first set of the land laws were enacted in 2012 in line with the timelines outlined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010. In keeping with the spirit of the constitution, the Land Act, Land Registration Act and the national Land Commission Act respond to the requirements of Articles 60, 61, 62, 67 & 68 of the Constitution. The National Land Policy, which was passed as Sessional Paper No. 3 of 2009, arrived earlier than the Constitution, with some radical proposals on the land Management.

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Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
July 2012
Kenya

The acquisition of land by foreigners in developing countries has emerged as a key mechanism for foreign direct investment (FDI). FDI is defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as the category of international investment that reflects the objective of a resident entity in one economy to obtain a lasting interest in an enterprise resident in another economy.

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Reports & Research
May 2012
Kenya

Fiscal instruments are tools that governments use to manage revenue and expenditure and therefore influence the growth (or stability) of the various sectors of the economy. Government revenue is derived primarily through taxation. In Kenya, land taxation has contributed less than 1% of government revenue for the past three years. The Sessional Paper No.

South Africa

By: Teboho.Setena
Date: August 10th 2016
Source: News24

THE African Farmers Association of South Africa (Afasa) in the Free State has called for a second model to the land reform programme to complement the existing Proactive Land Acquisition Strategy (Plas) programme.

The body strongly maintains such a move will expedite the current land reform process and also save government money in the process.