Challenges Facing Land Ownership in Rural Tanzania: What needs to be done?.

    Currently Tanzania faces numerous challenges related to land ownership, especially in rural ar- eas. The challenges include farmers-pastoralists conflicts, tenure disputes, and alienation of peasants. To address the challenges, the current policies and approaches used in the country need to be changed on the grounds that their inherent shortcomings make the policies unable to meet rampant land problems that the country has faced in recent years and continue to ex- perience. In a study that assessed land ownership in Tanzania, it was found out that there is rampant land insecurity in the villages and lack of land information amongst the people. Based on the study findings, it is recommended that Tanzania should ...

    Read More



Latest Publications

View all


ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF),Think Tank Initiative of IDRC and The Foundation for Civil Society.