land reform

noun
any program, especially when undertaken by a national government, involving the redistribution of agricultural land among the landless.

Origin:
1840–50, Americanism

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land reform
 
n
the redistributing of large agricultural holdings among the landless

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They are pushing the state for alternative, pro-peasant policies through
  mobilization, especially around land reform.
Tells about a land reform policy which broke up the large plantations.
Three decades of land reform and subsidies have had little success.
Other bills awaiting attention concern more controversial issues, such as land
  reform, corruption and mining.
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