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land reform

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Policies
land reformˈland reˌform noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PPPthe political principle of sharing farmland so that more people own some of it
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land reformThe indirect solutions for ecological appropriation have a more familiar land reform ring but are not without positive environmental implications.If we are to do better than just preserving a few isolated museum forests, then major land reform is essential.Not only was the Republican programme of land reform halted, it was reversed.There was talk of land reform and demonstrations by peasants.Some land reforms have embraced soil conservation as a sine qua non of long term productivity gains by land reform beneficiaries.On the one side are those that suggest that land reform may be an effective development strategy.If he truly wanted land reform he could have achieved it non-violently during his long 20-year rule.
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