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From "land to the tiller" to the "new landlords"? The debate over Vietnam's latest land reforms

To, Phuc Xuan; Mahanty, Sango; Wells-Dang, Andrew


Between Vietnam’s independence and its reunification in 1975, the country’s socialist land tenure system was underpinned by the principle of “land to the tiller”. During this period, government redistributed land to farmers that was previously owned by landlords. The government’s “egalitarian” approach to land access was central to the mass support that it needed during the Indochinese war. Even when the 1993 Land Law transitioned agricultural land from collectivized to household holdings with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-08-02
Type: Journal article
Source: Land
DOI: 10.3390/land8080120
Access Rights: Open Access


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