LAND DISPUTES AND COMMUNAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS

Emmanuel Odukwe

Abstract


The unique nature of land and its so many uses has made land a highly essential commodity in every society and as such it has been a commodity of very high dispute , this study adopted interview and documentary methods of investigation and its findings reveal, that conflicts and related disputes is a very common and regular phenomenon but with the study findings and recommendation of alternative dispute resolution as a technique for a peaceful co-existence among the peoples of igbo-ukwu in other to avoid escalation of tension and to enable the community achieve greater potential.

Keywords


land, igbo-ukwu community, socio-economic development, and alternative dispute resolution.

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