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AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS II (LAND TENURE AND LAND REFORM) QUESTIONS

  • Definition of land tenure.
  • Description of tenure systems.
  • Descriptions of land reforms.

The following relevant questions and their answers in this topic will greatly motivate and help the user to comprehend and understand the required concepts and practices.

 

1.  State four ways by which Re-afforestation help in land reclamation

2.  State three objectives of land reforms that are taking place in Kenya

3.  State two causes of land fragmentation in Kenya since independence

4.  Outline the process followed in land adjudication    

5.  State four benefits of a farmer having land title deed

6.  State four reasons for practicing land consolidation

7.  Give four advantages of communal land tenure system  

8.  State four advantages of landlordism and tenancy

9.  Outline four objects of land tenure reform  

10.  State three advantages of communal land tenure system

11.  List down four important details in a land title deed.

 

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AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS II (LAND TENURE AND LAND REFORM) ANSWERS

1.  Four ways by which Re-afforestation help in land reclamation

  • Add organic matter from falling leaves
  • Recycles soil erosion
  • Control soil erosion
  • Improve drainage of swampy areas

Play part in hydrological cycle

 

2.  three objectives of land reforms that are taking place in Kenya

  • Increase output from land
  • To meet changing national and market demands
  • To achieve increasing productivity of both land and labour
  • Proper utilization of national land resources and arid lands
  • Increases commercial farming

Increase land conservation and improvement

 

3.  two causes of land fragmentation in Kenya since independence.

 – People buying pieces of land elsewhere.

 – Compensation when the government takes pat of ones land for public use.

 – Inheritance of land.  

 

4 – Establishment of land ownership.

 – Measurement of land size.

 – Description of the land.

 – Recording and mapping of the surveyed land.

 – Solving objections if any.

 – Submission of the maps and records to the district land office registration

5.  Four benefits of a farmer having land title deed

  • As security to get a loan
  • As security of land ownership
  • Minimizes land disputes
  • Acts as an encouragement to the farmer to carry out long term investment on the land

6.  Four reasons for practicing land consolidation are

  • To save time and transport
  • Make supervision of land easier and more effective
  • To facilitate mechanization of farm
  • To make it easy for long term investments in the farm
  • To have sound farm planning

7.  four advantages of communal land tenure system  

  • Problems of landlessness does not exist
  • Land cannot be easily fragmented
  • The system allows free merchant of livestock
  • The land is left rest for a while so s to allow pasture regeneration
  • No land dispute

8.  four advantages of landlordism and tenancy  

  • Enables landlords who cannot use land to get income from tenants
  • Idle land can be put into good agriculture use increasing agricultural production
  • The landless c an rent land to earn a living
  • Ensure equitable distribution of land as a natural resource
  • It reduces land dispute since the land lord or the state control its allocation

9.  

  • To achieve flexibility in farming patterns to meet changing national and market demands
  • Achieve effective utilization of National land and introduction of irrigation schemes
  • Encourages measures on the land and general improvement of land
  • To achieve increasing productivity of both land and labour
  • Encourage commercial instead of subsistence production in order to ensure meaningful self employment in rural areas
  • Encourages farmers to invest more through offering security of tenure

10.  – Freedom to us eland by all members  

– Promotes unity among members

– Promotes use of land according to general requirements of the community

11.

  • The number of the title deed
  • Size of the land
  • The name and identity of the owner
  • Date of registration
  • Type of land ownership
  • Seal of the government
  • Issuing officer’s signature


 




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