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Land use effectiveness by farm households after land and forest allocation at Tran Yen district, Yen Bai province [Viet Nam]  [2004]

Nguyen, T.T. (Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka (Japan). Faculty of Agriculture) Egashira, K.

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Viet Nam underwent dramatic changes due to policy reform in the 1980s. One of the great achievements in the agricultural sector is land allocation to farm households. To confirm it, study on the evaluation of the land use effectiveness by farm households after land and forest allocation was carried out in Tran Yen district, Yen Bai province, which is rich in human resources, and has different land resources of paddy field to hilly and mountainous land and climatic conditions suitable to development of agriculture and forestry. The study was carried out through collection of related documents and interview to the selected 150 farm households from 3communes of Bao Dap, Minh Quan and Au Lau. The farm households were found to be contented with the land and forest allocation. It encouraged them to change methods of production and to decrease disputes on the land use right and improper use of land. Structure of land use was changed to Increase the agricultural and forestry land area rapidly, to raise crop yield and to develop forest production. The land use effectiveness was evaluated to be increased significantly after land and forest allocation.

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Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture - Kyushu University (Japan)

ISSN : 0023-6152