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Agriculture and agrarian reform in Iraq with special reference to the period 1952-1976

Kamel Abbas Mahdee

Agriculture and agrarian reform in Iraq with special reference to the period 1952-1976

a study of aspects of a rentier state and of its impact on the economy.

by Kamel Abbas Mahdee

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, Dept of Economics.

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This book examines the history of reforms and major state interven- 7 Agrarian Reform: Crises and Short-Run Outcomes in Russia, – References Total Factor Productivity in Russian Agriculture by Period (Annual Rate of Growth, %), – The Iraqi Agrarian Reform Law No. of was a law that sought to remove control of land owned by the traditional rural elites and redistribute it to peasant families under the Ba'th Party of Saddam law is broken into 52 articles providing different institutions that enforce the law, as well as defining the various types of land to be redistributed, and how much is to be.

III) Agrarian reform pertaining to land management: Agrarian measure in the context of managing agricultural land is a very important tool to implement the agrarian structure. The features of the land management system is detailed below. Providing knowledge to the farmers is a part and parcel of the land management program. Agricultural modernization in Iran prior to the revolution of led to the creation of a few isolated, modern enclaves, highly efficient and export-oriented with little or no positive impact on the overall agricultural growth. As one of its main objectives, the Islamic Republic set out to revitalize the agrarian sector and to increase agricultural production so as to achieve self .

Other articles where Agrarian Reform Law is discussed: China: Reconstruction and consolidation, – Under the Agrarian Reform Law of , the property of rural landlords was confiscated and redistributed, which fulfilled a promise to the peasants and smashed a class identified as feudal or semifeudal. The property of traitors, “bureaucrat capitalists” (especially .   A painstaking monograph on the Iraqi Communist Pary's advocacy of and involvement with agrarian reform, and its contribution to the radicalization of Iraqi society, based mainly on the party's own literature. Book Reviews. Capsule Reviews Communism and Agrarian Reform in Iraq. Communism and Agrarian Reform in Iraq. By Rony Gabbay.


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Agriculture and agrarian reform in Iraq with special reference to the period 1952-1976 by Kamel Abbas Mahdee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Prior to the oil booms of the s and the s, Iraq's agriculture experienced many decades of growth, thereby underpinning the development of the modern state and the class structure of the pre period. This book argues that, by the s, the agricultural sector that had earlier been dynamic and export-oriented was already tending to stagnation before both the early oil boom and the radical land reform Cited by: 3.

Mahdee, K.A. Agriculture and Agrarian Reform in Iraq with Special Reference to the Period – A Study of Aspects of a Rentier State and of its Impact on the Economy. PhD thesis, University of : K. Mahdi. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gabbay, Rony.

Communism and agrarian reform in Iraq. London: Croom Helm, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Iraq Table of Contents. One of the most significant achievements of the fundamentally urban-based revolutionary regime of Abd al Karim Qasim () was the proclamation and partial implementation of a radical agrarian reform program.

As in many developing countries, the prospects for land reform in Iran seemed promising. It was expected to improve rural poverty and stimulate agricultural development by replacing the traditional landlord-peasant system with more peasant-biased, modern farming. This book assesses the economic consequences of land reform, focusing particularly on its effect.

The Ottoman Land Code, which encompassed economic reform and agriculture in Iraq, failed to improve productivity of this sector. During that period agricultural land was mainly plowed by sharecroppers. The tenants were entitled to receive a meager sum of the agricultural output.

This led to unequal distribution and eventually farmers lost interest in producing more than. The last 20 years have witnessed probably greater changes in the agricultural sector than any other single period in the history of the Middle East.

Massive land reforms have been instigated in Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Iran, involving the breaking up of large estates and their redistribution to tenants, sharecroppers and farm labourers. Iraq - Iraq - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: About one-eighth of Iraq’s total area is arable, and another one-tenth is permanent pasture.

A large proportion of the arable land is in the north and northeast, where rain-fed irrigation dominates and is sufficient to cultivate winter crops, mainly wheat and barley. The remainder is in the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, where.

The changing technology that results presents special demands on the agrarian structure, especially the suitability for mechanization. Just as agrarian reform is not a one time process, but rather an adoption to changing requirements and circumstances, the reform goals shift in type and intensity in the course of time.

Agrarian reform can refer either, narrowly, to government-initiated or government-backed redistribution of agricultural land (see land reform) or, broadly, to an overall redirection of the agrarian system of the country, which often includes land reform measures.

Agrarian reform can include credit measures, training, extension, land consolidations, etc. Iraq Table of Contents. Iraq's system of land tenure and inefficient government implementation of land reform contributed to the low productivity of farmers and the slow growth of the agricultural sector.

Land rights had evolved over many centuries, incorporating laws. of a period of stagnation in the s As to reform agriculture for years. Under Iraq’s National Development Plan (NDP), growth in the agricultural sector aimed to lift growth.

Reform of agrarian structures. The subject of agrarian reform aroused many interested comments by the delegates. There was general agreement that the reform of the agrarian structure was a proper topic for FAO to consider in endeavoring to fulfill the general aims of the organization: To increase agricultural production, and to promote better rural living.

agrarian reform, redistribution of the agricultural resources of a country. Traditionally, agrarian, or land, reform is confined to the redistribution of land; in a broader sense it includes related changes in agricultural institutions, including credit, taxation, rents, and cooperatives.

The agricultural sector — Iraq’s second largest industry, employing nearly one-third of the population — has been decimated by conflict, mismanagement, and halfhearted reform. When ISIS militants retreated from the strategically important town of Qayyarah in Maythey ignited 19 oil wells and a nearby sulfur plant.

As Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) pushed. land reform: see agrarian reform agrarian reform, redistribution of the agricultural resources of a country.

Traditionally, agrarian, or land, reform is confined to the redistribution of land; in a broader sense it includes related changes in agricultural. Other articles where Agrarian Reform Law is discussed: Iraq: Economic development to had been taken with the Agrarian Reform Law ofwhich provided for distributing to peasants lands in excess of a certain maximum ownership.

A decade later less than half of the land had been distributed. In a revised Agrarian Reform Law relieved the peasants from. The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) was introduced almost three decades ago with the approval of Republic Act No. (RA ), also known as the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (CARL) of 1 The program is an expanded version of previous land reform programs in the.

AGRARIAN REFORM. As of Junealmost hectares of agricultural land remain undistributed. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler.

The Center for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (CARRD. Agrarian Reform is very significant for any economy of any country because more than half of the population is employed in the agriculture. Specially in countries which follow socialist ideology and in the countries which come under the category of developing nations tilling the land is one of the important means to sustain themselves.

History of agrarian reform in Japan: In Japan, agrarian reform struck roots during Meiji Restoration between to Supervision of land reform was done by the U.S Occupation Forces after the World War II. Due to this, approximately 80% of the land (tenanted) was handed over to the tenant cultivators from the landlords.Agrarian Reform, Land Distribution, and Small-Farm Policy as Preventive of Humanitarian Emergencies very successful period for smallholder agriculture, though it is.

text-book .modern-day Iraq. Agriculture was the country’s major economic activity in the s; however, its contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) dropped to 42% in and 18% in Even so, 13% of the labor force continues to be engaged in agriculture, more than in any other sector except services.