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Narratives of scarcity: Framing the global land rush
Global resource scarcity has become a central policy concern, with predictions of rising populations, natural resource depletion and hunger. The narratives of scarcity that arise as a result justify actions to harness ...
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 ...
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 ...