Contexts and Procedures for Farmland Acquisitions in Africa: What outcomes for local people?
Abstract:Lorenzo Cotula and Sonja Vermeulen examine the extent to which local people have control over the land allocation processes which have such enormous impacts on their livelihoods and cultures. They examine the procedural issues of consultation and consent, to examine how accountable current processes are to differentiated local interests, and at the distributive issues around compensation.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2011