In Pursuit of Land Tenure Security by Henri Dekker

By Henri Dekker

In Pursuit of Land Tenure safety is a special e-book that takes the reader on a global journey of perceptions of land tenure safeguard. It comprises an anthology of essays according to contacts with humans in the course of assignments in a number of elements of internationally a interval of a number of years. The essays describe the human pursuit for the next point of land tenure protection. simply because land tenure protection is a belief, using tales of human event introduces the reader to an array of concerns linked to land tenure, between them arguable methods to offering land tenure safety. during this method the pursuit of land tenure defense turns into a charming tale for somebody drawn to land comparable rules, land similar stories, and all those that have came upon the significance of safety of the rights to genuine estate by means of humans, around the globe.

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God has power over the chaos of the sea and so has the Son of God. However, I presume that few viewers of the film ‘Bruce Almighty’ will make this connection. The search for security in livelihood leads to secure land claims to enable humans to grow crops and plant fruits. On the sea demarcation of claims to a particular area is difficult and almost impossible to maintain. On dry land such claims can be made clear by signs, fences or other features that mark the boundaries of the claims. ‘Area (Land) tenure security’ is challenging at sea.

Poetically described it reads: ‘While a wind from God swept over the face of the waters,’ and it’s meaning is that the Spirit of God hovers over the formless void covered in darkness. Then in one of the creation stories8 is told about how God starts His creative work. After creating light He creates a dome ‘in the midst of the waters’ (Genesis 1:6), to separate the waters under the dome from the waters that were above the dome. This Bible story closely follows the common belief in those days of a three tiered universe.

Exodus 23:10-11 reads: Fields, Land, Access to Land, and Stewardship of Land 23 For six years you shall sow your land and gather in its yield; but the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie fallow, so that the poor of your people may eat; and what they leave the wild animals may eat. You shall do the same with your vineyard, and with your olive orchard. Farm produce that grows without tilling during the recurrent seventh year is freely available as food for all people and anything not consumed is available for the wild animals.

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