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World Bank, Washington, DC
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Economic & Sector Work :: Other Public Sector Study
Washington, DC
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Journal article
2014
Taylor & Francis Group

At the 2006 Forum on China–Africa Cooperation, President Hu Jintao announced the establishment of Chinese Special Economic Zones in Africa (CSEZAs) in the spirit of mutual development and cooperation. The Chinese government launched seven such projects across Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, Zambia and Mauritius. In most of these countries, there was social outcry over la...

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Journal article
2015
Oxford University Press (OUP)

The literature on the “new global land grab” has to date been preoccupied with macro and theoretical studies, resulting in a lack of in-depth local studies. This article uses a Liberian case study and quasi-anthropological methods to address this imbalance. In Liberia, historical confrontations over resource access that are tied to issues of land ownership have bee...

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Journal article
2019
Taylor & Francis Group

Globally, the phenomenon of large-scale land leasing, or 'land grabbing', is the subject of increasing concern. At the heart of the criticism of this phenomenon is the debate over the most appropriate methods of achieving economic development within the context of a rapidly globalising world. This paper analyzes the process and outcomes of establishing an oil palm ...

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Journal article
2019
Taylor & Francis Group

Cet article examine l'impact disproportionné, en fonction du genre, de l'expropriation des terres parmi les communautés les plus défavorisées de la sous-division de Nguti, dans la Région du Sud-Ouest du Cameroun. Premièrement, je soutiens que les systèmes préexistants de propriété foncière et une évolution vers une structure de production agraire capitaliste ont en...

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Journal article
2012
Taylor & Francis

Following the Briefing in the last issue of ROAPE, this Debates contribution again uses Senegalese evidence to explore the interests and actions of major participants in the struggle to transform African agriculture: government, national elites, peasants and their civil society allies. The first section examines government motivations in facilitating land grabs; th...

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Book/Monograph, E-Book
2005
International Institute for Environment and Development (iied)
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Journal article
CODESRIA

Since 2000, there has been an escalation of land-related conflicts in Zimbabwe, Côte d'Ivoire, the Delta region of Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. These conflicts are examples of numerous national struggles for access to land in Africa and reflect the failure of the African state to address the land and development nexus on the continent. The land question in Afri...

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Journal article
2018
Cambridge University Press

Focusing on one of the most targeted areas for land investments in Tanzania (Rufiji district), this article compares the involvement of two Tanzanian state agencies in land acquisition, in the context of the central government's new strategy on productive investors. Given the fragmented and contentious authority of many African states, I investigate the impact of s...

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