Arctic Politics: Conflict and Cooperation in the Circumpolar by Oran R. Young

By Oran R. Young

Considerate essays developing the Arctic as a particular quarter of overseas political, socioeconomic, and environmental value.

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SS • Transform their experiences into knowledge. • Establish a dialogue with public officials. • Promote the analysis of legislation related to land and agriculture. • Determine the causes that prevent access to land for peasants. • Discover and broaden local initiatives and help national authorities to incorporate popular experiences into policy options. The Coalition has fostered studies on a wide range of issues including land markets and institutional reforms, especially those aiming to enhance access to land by the poor.

47 This research provides grounded insights into (and tools for) community-based land and wider natural resource management. In recent years this line of work seems to have connected with some of the complementary nationallevel initiatives described above, an important development given that research on local land management capacities is crucial to understanding the possibilities/constraints facing national land policy reforms. The 1992 peace accords in El Salvador contained commitments to a Programa de Transferencia de Tierras (PTT) directed at ex-combatants, refugees and IDPs, as well as some other landless peasants in conflict zones.

While recognizing that it is not a panacea, the PRR is unequivocal on the role of land access in reducing rural poverty. Access to land must be complemented by access to other inputs and services in an overall policy environment favourable to small farmers and conducive to the development of nonagricultural activities. Included in the menu of policy interventions available to facilitate access to the rural poor are redistributive as well as marketassisted land reforms, and enhancing the scope and functioning of land rental and sales markets.

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