Abstract: Analysis of foreign land deals on local communities in 6 countries shows that the impact was mostly negative. In most cases local smallholder lost their land, while others lost their grazing areas, all without meaningful compensation. Promised benefits should be made explicit and evaluated.
Author(s): Makochekanwa, Albert
Source(s): , 31 p., ill., tab
Published: 2012 World bank, Washington, DC (English