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Property rights, pastoral people and problems with privatization in Tanzania

Eric J. Boos

Property rights, pastoral people and problems with privatization in Tanzania

by Eric J. Boos

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Published by Salvatorian Institute of Philosophy and Theology in Morogoro, Tanzania .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [113]-126).

StatementEric J. Boos.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 137 p. ;
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3359955M
ISBN 109987645151
LC Control Number2004410812
OCLC/WorldCa60359716

In many countries, insecure property rights hinder economic development and limit economic opportunities for the poor. Central government efforts to create formal systems of private property rights, however, often provide few benefits to low income people, sometimes increasing the number experiencing extreme poverty. property rights, soft budget constraints, and government intervention. These authors advocate an economic reform program based on large-scale privatization. This monograph advances an alternative perspective on the state owned enterprises. In the first essay, I argue that the state owned enterprises have made an important.

  Tanzania’s property rights and resource governance systems have been in flux for more than 50 years. Just prior to independence in , the British colonial government attempted to introduce the concept of freehold land ownership, but the proposal was rejected by TANU, the Tanzanian political party that took power when independence was granted. Inflation rate for Tanzania was percent in , and rose to percent by September, This was caused by rising fuel prices, drought, and the global financial crisis. However, Tanzania needs to sustain a high GDP growth rate of 10File Size: KB.

Definition: The transfer of ownership, property or business from the government to the private sector is termed government ceases to be the owner of the entity or business. The process in which a publicly-traded company is taken over by a few people is also called privatization.   Most of the world's indigenous or cultural communities live on land to which they do not have legal title. Although many legal systems recognize forms of `customary,' `aboriginal,' or `traditional' rights based on long residence and membership in a given community, they often compete with property rights held under individual title or by the State.


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Property rights, pastoral people and problems with privatization in Tanzania by Eric J. Boos Download PDF EPUB FB2

Property rights, pastoral people and problems with privatization in Tanzania. Morogoro, Tanzania: Salvatorian Institute of Philosophy and Theology, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Eric J Boos.

The demise of communal property and insecure pastoral land rights are the major underlying cause of rangeland degradation and pastoral resource scarcity on the Usangu Plains.

The impoverishment of the Sangu people and loss of Sangu identity are both consequences of these problems. Similar processes are taking place in other parts of pastoral.

Pastoralists and their property rights have been in retreat for several centuries. An example from the early twentieth century is the “Maasai Moves” of andin which the British expropriated more than one-half of the Maasai tribal area, including some of the most productive agricultural land in Kenya, to make way for white settlers (Rutten, ).

Tanzania - Privatization impact assessment (English) Abstract Since private participation in infrastructure was a novelty in Tanzania, none of the Government agencies were adequately prepared for the challenges of dealing with private operators.

Worse, pre-privatization monitoring of parastatals was weak, resulting See More +. Land conflicts and the livelihood of Pastoral Maasai Women in Kilosa district of Morogoro, Tanzania in Kilosa district of Morogoro, Tanzania.

This summary of my PhD thesis analyses conflicts around land in relation to pastoral Maasai women livelihoods in Tanzania. In Tanzania and during the short run period privatisation has been both positive and negative effects to the economy.

The positive impact seems to outweigh the negative. Positive divestiture results can be measured by the number of firms that have been divested, performance of firms which have already been divested, performance of firms, particularly Property rights involved in the supply of public Cited by: 3.

Tanzania: Property rights index. Property rights subcomponent of the Index of Economic Freedom, the property rights index measures the degree to which a countrys laws protect private property rights, and the degree to which its government enforces those laws.

Higher scores are more desirable, i.e. property rights are better protected. Scores are from 0 to   Q: What is the current status of pastoralism in Tanzania. A: Pastoral communities have been living on Tanzanian soil for centuries living a traditional way of life off the land; the nomadic lifestyle enables pastoralists to ensure there is grass and water for their cattle without overusing any one piece of land.

Land Tenure and Property Rights: Theory and Implications for Development Policy Gershon Feder and David Feeny This article explores the nature of property rights systems, their evolution, and their effect on resource allocation.

It is argued that certain institutional arrangements forCited by: This paper will analyze the effects and the influence of privatization on the rate of economic growth, stimulated by the idea of people responding to incentives.

Ultimately, the goal of this paper is to evaluate and analyze the idea of privatization as a possible factor of economic growth. acceptance by the Mzumbe University, a dissertation entitled an assessment of. challenges facing property tax collection in Tanzania: The case study of. Dodoma Municipal Council, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award.

of the degree of Master of Science in Accounting and Finance of Mzumbe. University. Ownership, Property Rights, and Economic Performance, by David Kotz 1 1.

Introduction Ownership and property have practically the same meaning in English: the right to possess something, to control it, to determine its us e, to receive the benefits from its use, and to dispose of Size: 34KB. Abstract. This paper explores the transformation of customary tenure systems and their impact on women's rights to land in Africa.

Emphasis is placed on the diversity of land rights within customary tenure systems, the different institutions and structures (e.g., inheritance, marriage) that influence rights to Cited by: Locally supported schools transfer a major portion of educational funding from the public treasury to students and their families, and can facilitate popular participation in educational decision making.

Yet, privatization is not simply a strategy for shifting costs. Precisely because it increases local autonomy, Cited by: Drawing on international sources of evidence and guidance, this Topic Guide is an introductory guide for economists on privatisation in developing countries. It provides the reader with an introduction to the economic theory and key concepts behind decisions on the ownership and management of goods File Size: KB.

OVER the last 15 years there have been concerted efforts to put in place frameworks on the protection of women's land and property rights both at the international and domestic levels.

The Pastoral to Agro-Pastoral Transition in Tanzania: Human Adaptation in an Ecosystem Context Stacy Lynn, PhD the displacement of local people creates a direct problem for year leases since in Tanzania all land is property of the State and cannot be legally owned by Size: 2MB.

The variables used include 1) Judicial independence, 2) Impartial courts, 3) Protection of property rights, 4) Military interference in rule of law and politics, 5) Integrity of the legal system, 6) Legal enforcement of contracts, 7) Regulatory costs of the sale of real property 8) Reliability of police, and 9) Business costs of crime.

Pastoralist societies in East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) face more demands on their way of life than at any previous time. Population growth, loss of herding lands to farmers, ranchers, game parks, and urban growth, increased commoditization of the livestock economy, out-migration by poor pastoralists, and dislocations brought about by drought, famine, and civil war are.

Tanzania - Privatization and Private Sector Development Project (English) Abstract. The Privatization and Private Sector Development Project will support implementation of Tanzania's private sector development strategy through its public enterprise (PE) privatization program, banking restructuring, and infrastructure and utilities' regulation.

However, the law in Tanzania (Land Act,and Village Land Act, ) grants women and men the same rights to land access, ownership and control. The law also says that women have the same rights in decision-making over land. What Maasai customs mean in practice is that women are denied the right to apply for land and own it themselves.Privatization of Public Enterprises in Zambia: An Evaluation of the Policies, Procedures and Experiences Caleb M.

Fundanga and Andrew Mwaba Introduction The term Privatization is often loosely used to mean a number of related activities, including any expansion of.HHuman rights, conservation and the privatization uman rights, conservation and the privatization oof sovereignty in Africa— a discussion of recent f sovereignty in Africa— a discussion of recent cchanges in Tanzaniahanges in Tanzania JJim Igoeim Igoe Abstract.

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