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land reform

n.
Measures, such as the division of large properties into smaller ones, that are taken to bring about a more equitable apportionment of agricultural land.

land′-re·form′ adj.
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land reform

n
(Agriculture) the redistributing of large agricultural holdings among the landless
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land′ reform`


n.
any governmental program involving the redistribution of agricultural land among the peasants or farmers.
[1840–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.land reform - a redistribution of agricultural land (especially by government action)
reform - a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses; "justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts"
governing, government activity, government, governance, administration - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
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Translations

land reform

nriforma fondiaria
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The last plots of land in Hacienda Luisita were given away to farmers on Tuesday, more than 30 years after the sugar plantation owned by the Cojuangco family was supposed to have been broken up and distributed to peasants after one of its own, President Corazon Aquino, placed all agricultural land in the country under agrarian reform.
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This is the position that has been taken by the Office of the Solicitor General and the Department of Agrarian Reform," explained deputy spokesperson Abigail Valte.
Land and agrarian reforms potentially provide a prime opportunity to equalize the positions of women and men, both in terms of property holdings and more widely, points out Jacobs (sociology and global studies, Manchester Metropolitan U.), but in fact gender has been a marginal topic both in concrete policies and in discussions of agrarian reform.
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Since the first Arab bourgeoisie were primarily agrarian, the method recommended to free their dead hand from control over land, specifically, and the economy, generally, was agrarian reform. The accepted wisdom of that age was that large landowners were an obstacle to both agricultural and industrial development.
Speaking at the 31st Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) anniversary celebration, the President stressed that he had 'nothing against the Aquino family.'