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Land Tenure

  • By: Carlos Antonio Martin Soria
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Historically, the concept of land tenure derives from English common law, in which feudalism installed a system where the lord was a tenant-in-chief who “held” the land and granted rights over it to “lesser tenants” in exchange for services or duties. ...

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