Abstract: The results of a 2010 survey on the acquisition of rural land by agro-investors in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger are presented. It is argued that local and customary authorities, as well as farmer organizations need to screen intentions of presumed investors and build in safeguards.
Author(s): Hilhorst, Dorothea H.M.; Nelen, Joost; Traoré, Nata
Source(s): , 29 p., ill., map, tabs
Published: 2011 Koninklijk instituut voor de tropen (KIT) [etc.], [Amsterdam etc.] (English