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Director Charles Smith
Charles Smith is the director for USAID’s Tajikistan Land Reform and Farm Restructuring Project (LRFRP).
by Charles Smith
The timing, approach, and pace of land reform and collective farm restructuring throughout the former Soviet republics has varied dramatically – and in many places is still ongoing. Whether government chose to privatize land, guarantee land use rights, or keep the status quo of state ownership, land and access to it remains critical for millions…