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|Language of final thesis:||English|
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|Title of the thesis:||Impact of Land Tenure Insecurity on Productivity, Employment and Environment in the Agribusiness and Mining Sector in Ghana|
|Summary:||ANKOMAH, E. K. "Impact of Land Tenure Insecurity on Productivity, Employment and Environment, in the Agribusiness and Mining Sector in Ghana" is a contribution to the bank of ideas for the management of land in Ghana to foster growth and economic development. Mendel University in Brno, 2013, 204 pp. Doctoral thesis, Text in Eng-lish, abstract in English and Czech The intended purpose of this PhD. thesis with the title "Impact of Land Tenure Insecurity on Productivity, Employment and Environment in the Agribusiness and Mining Sector in Ghana" is to assess the economic growth that will come as a result of a better environment, high productivity and employment in connection with the reformation of the Land Tenure systems in Ghana. In addition this Ph.D. thesis shows the impact the Land Tenure reforms will have on poverty and standard of living of the larger people living in the rural communities. On the aspect of the environment the study focus on how the land as a natural resource including the forest has been affected by Land Tenure systems and how Tenure Insecurity has affected afforestation projects. The aspect of productivity elaborates on how Land Tenure Insecurity affects production in Agribusiness and the development of Mining. Its shows how Small and Medium Enterprises in the Agribusiness sector will be affected by Land Tenure reforms and how changes can contribute to high productivity and employment. The study addresses the global markets effect on food crops and the marketing of pri-mary products and the value added products which are affected by land distribution system and land acquisition for plantation farms and industrial purposes. The study also elaborated on the effect of mineral extraction on the environment with particular reference to mining in Ghana. Consideration is given to the theoretical and methodological background of different thoughts on economic growth, characteristics and the problems hindering the development of the economies of the Least Developed countries. The study explore into the deteriorating conditions of land acquisition process and how it affect the production of primary commodities which are the backbone of the economies of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Further analyses are devoted to the effects of world market prices and regulations that affect the primary commodities which are the backbone of the economy of Ghana in particular.|
|Key words:||environment, Productivity, Land tenure|
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