Can government-allocated land contribute to food security? Intrahousehold analysis of West Bengal's microplot allocation program uri icon

abstract

  • Secure land rights are a critical, but often overlooked, factor in achieving household food security and improved nutritional status in rural areas of developing countries. This study evaluates the impact of India's land-allocation and registration program in West Bengal, a program that targets poor populations and promotes the inclusion of women's names on land titles

publication date

  • 2013