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Zimbabwe’s land reform (Africa)

Thursday 26 January 2012 by LRAN

Zimbabwe’s land reform since 2000 has been intensely controversial. Overturning the settler colonial pattern of land use and creating a new agrarian structure has had far-reaching consequences.

Yet the debate about what happened, where and to who has too often been shallow and ill-informed, and not based on solid empirical evidence from the field.

This website presents material linked to an on-going research project in Masvingo province in the south-east of the country. This has involved a detailed study of what happened to people’s livelihoods after land reform, across 16 land reform sites and 400 households.

Africa Up For Grabs (Africa)

Saturday 4 September 2010 by LRAN
The African continent is increasingly being seen as a source of agricultural land and natural resources for the rest of the world. National governments and private companies are obtaining access to land across the continent to grow crops for food and fuel to meet growing demand from mainly (...)

New Blog on Oilpalm in Africa (Africa)

Tuesday 24 August 2010 by LRAN

Biofuels drive raises risk of farmer eviction in Africa (Africa)

Friday 14 May 2010 by LRAN

Turning African farmland over to big business (Africa)

The US’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
Thursday 6 May 2010 by LRAN

Land-grabbing in Africa: The why and the how (Africa)

Nikolaj Nielsen
Wednesday 21 October 2009 by LRAN

India joins ’neocolonial’ rush for Africa’s land and labour (Africa)

By Dean Nelson in New Delhi
Tuesday 21 July 2009 by LRAN

Africa: The Global Food Price Crisis - A Critique of Orthodox Perspectives (Africa)

Walden Bello
Monday 29 June 2009 by LRAN

Agroecological Farming Key To Africa’s Future (Africa)

By Ben Burkett
Wednesday 3 June 2009 by LRAN
[Global: Path To Africa’s Food Security] The global food crisis and how to stop hunger from escalating in the midst of the current economic crisis was the subject of a G8 meeting of Agricultural ministers, April 18-20, in Treviso, Italy. For now, the G8 and the United States continue to (...)

In Niassa and Maputo Provinces, Mozambique

A Glimpse of the Peasant and Small Farmer Association Movement in Mozambique (Africa)

by Nic Paget-Clarke
Tuesday 27 January 2009 by LRAN

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