Cynthia Caron

 

 


 

Cynthia Caron is an Assistant Professor of International Development and Social Change at Clark University. She also serves as a gender specialist on USAID’s Land Tenure Evaluation, Research and Communication program implemented by The Cloudburst Group. Dr. Caron has held several professional posts in development programming in India, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. As Senior Research and Evaluation Manager at Landesa, she directed a cross-national research portfolio on land tenure security in Rwanda, India, and Ethiopia.




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Sep 14th 2015

Rights to land and resources are at the center of our most pressing development issues: poverty reduction, food security, conflict, urbanization, gender equality, climate change, and resilience. Secure Land Tenure and Property Rights (LTPR) create incentives for investment, broad-based economic growth, and good stewardship of natural resources. Insecure property rights and weak land governance systems often provoke conflict and instability, which can trap communities, countries, and entire regions in a cycle of poverty.

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