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Special coverage: Land and poverty

By Stella Dawson | Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:15 AM
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An estimated 75 percent of the world’s poor live in rural areas where land is the primary source of their income, and yet most of these people have very little security over their land rights, making it harder for them to climb out of poverty.

International development agencies see land rights as a cornerstone of efforts to end extreme poverty in a world where over three billion people live on less ...

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