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Economics: Land Reform: Central Asia
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The former USSR countries started to implement a land reform program and reform the agricultural sector in the transition period at the beginning of the 1990s. But in spite of a common Soviet period legacy, different countries of the region have chosen different routes to agrarian reform. The aggregated result of this is the appearance of clear-cut boundaries between the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries.

The differences in land reform strategies became apparent in several dimensions, all of them linked with resource privatization and reformin…

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Mirzoeva, Viloyat, “Economics: Land Reform: Central Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0238a>
First published online: 2009



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