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Customary tenure

Alternative label:

Broader terms:
Customary law
Land tenure

Narrower terms:
Indigenous tenure system

Related terms:

Tenure of indigenous communities, administered in accordance with their customs. Some African countries may have given legal status to customary tenure. It often includes communal rights to pastures and exclusive private rights to agricultural and residential parcels.

Scope Note:
FAO (2002) concept


Exact match:

In other Languages:
Danish: Sædvaneretlig ejendomsbesiddelse
Turkish: Geleneksel arazi rejimi
Malay: Pemilikan adat
Dutch: -

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