The Effects Of Land Tenure On Natural Resource Conservation In The Nigerian Rainforest Ecosystem
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Land tenure systems influence the use to which land is put for economic and social development. Yet land use determines whether a resource cold be conserved or not; and the level of conservation attainable for natural resources. Land tenure is a tool for conservation and it involves sets of rules and regulations used to control and manage natural resources: soils, water, wild living resources and the environment.
This paper examines the effect of land tenure on natural resources conservation in the rainforest ecosystems of Nigeria.