International Journal of Scientific Research and Engineering Development
( International Peer Reviewed Open Access Journal ) ISSN [ Online ] : 2581 - 7175
Land Administration Policy Implementation Challenges, the Case of Benishagul Gumuz Region, Western Ethiopia
|International Journal of Scientific Research and Engineering Development (IJSRED)|
|Published Issue : Volume-3 Issue-4|
|Year of Publication : 2020|
|Unique Identification Number : IJSRED-V3I4P79|
|Authors : Habtamu Seyoum, Debash Yidersal|
MLA Style: Habtamu Seyoum, Debash Yidersal "Land Administration Policy Implementation Challenges, the Case of Benishagul Gumuz Region, Western Ethiopia" International Journal of Scientific Research and Engineering Development (IJSRED) Vol3-Issue4 | 661-679.
APA Style: Habtamu Seyoum, Debash Yidersal. Land Administration Policy Implementation Challenges, the Case of Benishagul Gumuz Region, Western Ethiopia. International Journal of Scientific Research and Engineering Development (IJSRED) Vol3-Issue4 | 661-679.
Policy is a legal document that governs the operation/management of a certain resource in a certain country. For instance, the way and how the state deal with land ownership, use and access related rights could be defined by their land administration policy and law. The general policy objective of the state to land may encompass environmental sustainability, social equity and political stability. Having or proposing land related policy and law is one aspect and the means of implementation is the other crucial points. Because, policy documents needs an organized instrument to enforce the proposed policy document in to action. The necessary instrument in case of land policy may encompass regulation and implementation manual concerning land tenure security, land market, land use planning, control, management system and smart institution with skilled man power. Thus, the main objective of the study is to assess the major practical challenges manifested during implementation of land administration policy in Benishangul Gumuz Regional state (BGRS). By using the power vested to the regions by federal government, the BGRS has enact land administration policy and legal frameworks to administer the land and land related resources of the region in a sustainable, equitable and secured manner. However, despite the commencement and progress of land policy implementation in BGRS, there are an identified policy implementation related challenges specifically in relation to the capacity of institutions, legal framework related gap, political influence and awareness and other facilities and infrastructures. This situation highly impedes land policy implementation, led to dispute, affect economy and social stability. Generally, the realization of sustainable growth development depends on the manner in which land and land related resources are secured for the users, utilized and managed. This will be addressed through comprehensive people driven land policies which confer full political, economic and environmental benefit to the public at large. This needs commitment from individual citizens, non-governmental organizations and governments to cooperate at regional and lower level by understanding the value of land administration program.