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Securing land tenure for farmers in the Sélingué and Maninkoura irrigation schemes
This study presents the results of field interviews with farmers, managers and the private sector from the Sélingué and Maninkoura (Mali) irrigation schemes to discuss how the current terms and conditions of the farming contract are implemented. These interviews focused on the functioning of the land management system as perceived by the stakeholders. The aim was to discuss the necessary and possible reforms of land tenure security which might allow a better development of smallholder farms.
The report analyses local land practices, the real operating conditions of land management systems, and the general governance of the irrigated schemes of Sélingué and Maninkoura.
Please note that this document is available in French only.