10 Ways Africa Can Revolutionize Agriculture

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  • Developing an Aptitude to Govern
  • Collaborating on Taxation
  • Balancing Individual Rights and Public Interests
  • Making Good Use of State-Owned Land
  • Promoting Good Governance and Conflict Management
  • Growing Africa's Agriculture
  • The Key to Economic Prosperity
  • Banding Together Against Land Grabs
  • Empowering the Poor and Vulnerable
  • Refurbishing Individual Land Rights
  • Increasing Efficiency Through Modern Tools
  • Reconciling Land Feuds for Stability

Balancing Individual Rights and Public Interests

Land use planning is important to ensure that land is used in the best interests of society, according to the report. Anchoring land use planning in a national land policy, similar to that of Ghana and Tanzania, would help to “strike a balance between protecting private property rights and the public interest while also promoting sustainable development.”

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