Demarcate, protect land to end clashes
This 2012 article reports on the tragic effects of poor land management to communities in the District of Rufiji, Coast Region in Tanzania. A statement released by the Agricultural Council of Tanzania (ACT) states that government failure to plan for the proper use of land has resulted in rampant land conflicts across the country. According to ACT, the government ought to identify, demarcate and allocate land for pastoralism and crop cultivation. It should then formalize and secure the land with legislation.Corrupt law enforcers are accused of fueling land conflicts between pastoralists and farmers, leading to increased insecurity and the destruction of property.