Farm Community Trust of Zimbabwe Resources
Focuses on the situation of farm workers after the fast-track land resettlement programme, including issues of housing and tenure security. Includes presentations from GAPWUZ, FCTZ, and some researchers, and a report of the discussions. Annexes contain full presentations. Recommendations include that under-utilised land be made available to farm workers.
An executive summary and recommendations are followed by 5 chapters: on the land question, reform and farm workers; the scope and process of fast track reform; the impact of land reform on farm workers’ livelihoods; food security, vulnerable groups, HIV-AIDS and coping strategies; and after the ‘promised land’ – towards the future.
An in-depth report including a regional overview; summaries of country presentations (Swaziland, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Lesotho, Zambia, Zimbabwe); thematic papers (including implications for land reform, HIV/AIDS, the global agri-food industry, implications of agricultural and trade liberalisation, lessons from the farm worker programme in Zimbabwe); running themes (conditi
Introduction, policy issues on farm workers in the land reform discourse, current political realities, the fast track land reform programme, conclusion.
Gives details on a province by province basis of the number of farm workers resettled in the current fast track resettlement programme in Zimbabwe. Argues that farm workers need to be considered in this programme and the Farm Community Trust is closely monitoring the situation with this in mind.