Agricultural Tenancy in Some Irrigation Command Areas of North Gujarat

  • C. N. Ray
  • Journal of Land and Rural Studies, June 2016, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/2321024916640095

Agricultural Tenancy

What is it about?

Although the number of tenants has come down in Gujarat, unwritten contractual arrangements have increased. Thus, large-scale concealed tenancy still exists. So is the case with reverse tenancy-leasing-out land by marginal and small farmers to medium and large farmers, incidents which have increased in recent time.

Why is it important?

It is directly linked to agricultural productivity and rural asset base

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