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Land reform & agrarian change

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by Anstey S, Chirozva C, Rihoy E in 2007

This paper explores the on-going events surrounding the CAMPFIRE project of Mahenye in Zimbabwe within the context of the recent discourse of crisis within community based natural resource management (CBNRM) and crisis within the country itself. Despite Mahenye’s geographical isolation and small...

LRAC 30
by Lahiff E in 2007

The concept of ‘market-based land reform’ has been central to the ‘new wave’ of land reform that has been in evidence internationally since the early 1990s. The introductory section of this paper focusses on the relatively recent emergence of MBLR internationally and how the concept has been...

LRAC 29
by Gran T in 2006

This paper investigates how land politics and governance structures in the land state in South Africa have affected the contents and slow pace of land reform. Many have noticed a change of government focus or government rhetoric in land reform; this change is registered in government programmes...

LRAC 28
by Claasens A in 2005

The paper argues that the consequences of colonial and apartheid misrepresentations and distortions of pre-existing systems of land rights were particularly disastrous for women. It looks at the two key issues raised by women during the parliamentary process. The first was that enhancing the...

LRAC 27
by Durang T, Tanner C in 2004

This paper examines how the diverse rights of the Mozambican people over land and other natural resources are being secured, while promoting new investments and the sustainable use of these resources.

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