Argues that companies come prepared to take over the land;and communities in West and Central Africa must prepare to resist. Stresses the importance of a community speaking with one voice;and then lists twelve tactics that companies use to obtain access to company land. Considers questions such as:
Authors and Publishers
Prosper B. Matondi (Ruzivo Trust Working Paper
Mokoro is pleased to host the ’Land Rights in Africa’ site as a contribution to the land rights dialogue and related debates. This website was created in January 2000 by Robin Palmer, and was originally housed by Oxfam GB, where Robin worked as a Land Rights Adviser. A library of resources on land rights in Africa – with a particular focus on women’s land rights and on the impact of land grabbing in Africa – the portal has been well received by practitioners, researchers and policy makers, and has grown considerably over the years.