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By Kevin M. Cleaver

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Where governments allocated individual land titles as in Kenya, Zimbabwe, and Cote d'Ivoire this generally ignored the prior existence of customary tenure attangements, and more often than not, the actual results have differed considerably from the stated intent. Local community and individual land resource management have been discouraged, while political and economic elites have succeeded in alienating the land from its traditional owners and users. Page 8 3 A Program to Accelerate Agricultural Growth World Bank analysis in 1989 suggested that a minimum agricultural growth rate in the average African country, needed to address poverty, is 4 percent per annum.

Poverty Indicators for Selected Countries. C. Table 3: Access to Safe WaterCountryRural Population (%)Urban Population (%)Ethiopia969Gambia4078Guinea, The3884Guinea-Bissau8894Kenya3896Mali1045Uganda5683Zambia1990Source: World Bank. 1994. Poverty Indicators for Selected Countries. C. World Bank. 1993. Mali, Assessment of Living Conditions: Report No. 11842 Mali. C; World Bank. 1993. Ethiopia: Toward Poverty Alleviation and a Social Action Program: Report No. 11306-ET. P. 125 Page 3 Table 4: Primary School Enrollment and Literacy RatesPrimary School EnrollmentLiteracy RatesSchool Age Children (%)Rural (%)Urban (%)Rural (%)Urban (%)CountryMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemaleGambia3220554960225840Guinea22108353Guinea-Bissau3014655212134036Kenya73746974Uganda70478980Zambia5878Source: World Bank.

Some sources cited in this paper may be informal documents that are not readily available. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this paper are entirely those of the author(s) and should not be attributed in any manner to the World Bank, to its affiliated organizations, or to members of its Board of Executive Directors or the countries they represent. The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this publication and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any consequence of their use.

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