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Whose land is it? The status of customary land tenure in Cameroon

Report by Liz Alden Wily that sets out to identify the current legal status of customary land interests in Cameroon. This report analyses what the law says concerning customary land rights, focuses on the forestry legislation in force and compares the situation in Cameroon to that in other African States. The report also suggests ways forward by describing what an optimal legal status of customary land rights would look like and what possible avenues can be found in the existing law.


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