ARABLE LAND RESOURCE CONFLICT IN NIGERIA

Journal of Applied Sciences and Development [JASD]

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Title ARABLE LAND RESOURCE CONFLICT IN NIGERIA
 
Creator Akujobi,, C.T.
Ebitari,, Stanley
Amuzie,, H.O.
 
Description Access to land resources has remained crucial to livelihood andhousehold sustenance. The control of arable land resource invariablyresults in conflicts and concomitant food crisis and youth developmentchallenges in Nigeria. In addition adverse effects of individual andcommunity land disputes, the recent conflicts between the Fulaniherdsmen and indigenous farm owners have resulted in destruction oflives and crops. Employing the content analysis approach, the study x-raysthese conflicts and their effects on general livelihood security, andconcludes that the popular challenge of land tenure system is a securityrisk to socio-economic and environmental development of the Nigerianstate. It recommends urgent review of land use and arable landdevelopment policy.
 
Publisher WELFARE AND INDUSTRIAL PROMOTIONS (WIPRO) INTERNATIONAL
 
Contributor
 
Date 2016-12-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://jasdevr.org/ej/index.php/jasd/article/view/32
 
Source Journal of Applied Sciences and Development (JASD); Vol 7, No 1 & 2 (2016)
2536-6939
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://jasdevr.org/ej/index.php/jasd/article/view/32/31
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2016 Journal of Applied Sciences and Development (JASD)
 

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