Land has played a central role throughout history. It has been the locus of productive activities and a source of political power. It has special and emotional significance, for families, communities and nations. Its sound management has contributed to environmental stability and economic well-being, while its abuse has helped undermine ecosystems and livelihoods. It has figured prominently in a wide variety of human conflicts, from inheritance disputes to wars.
In recent years, land related issues have emerged at the top of the social and political agenda. Around the world, there are vast differences in the ways people use and possess land and the ecological, economic and social settings in which they do so. This course has been designed to cover many key topics in Land and Property laws so that students emerging from this course have a foundational understanding of this area. To understand the various acts related to Land and property issues that are put in place, impact on environmental factors etc. This course is divided into following modules: