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Africa's land rush: rural livelihoods and agrarian change
(James Currey, 2015)
This book is 'the most historically grounded, lucid and nuanced understanding to date of the complex political economy of the contemporary rush for land in Africa' according to Professor Adebayo Olukoshi, Director of of ...
The new alliance on food security and nutrition: what are the implications for Africa’s youth?
(Future Agricultures Consortium, 2016)
Young people are a growing proportion of Africa’s population and most live in poverty in rural areas. Despite urbanisation, in absolute numbers the rural youth are growing and agricultural development needs to prioritise ...
Exporting contradictions: the expansion of South African agrarian capital within Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
Agrarian change in South Africa over the past two decades has seen consolidation of the hegemony of large-scale commercial farming and corporate agribusiness within agro-food systems. Constrained domestic demand and growth ...
Plantations, outgrowers and commercial farming in Africa: agricultural commercialisation and implications for agrarian change
(Taylor & Francis OA, 2017)
Whether or not investments in African agriculture can generate quality employment at scale, avoid dispossessing local people of their land, promote diversified and sustainable livelihoods, and catalyse more vibrant local ...