Promises, Power, and Poverty: Corporate Land Deals and Rural Women in Africa

Full citation: Tandon, N. & Wegerif, M., “Promises, Power, and Poverty: Corporate Land Deals and Rural Women in Africa,” 170 OXFAM POLICY PAPER (April 2013).

Promises, Power, and Poverty: Corporate Land Deals and Rural Women in Africa

Abstract: The rush to invest in farmland in Africa is having an immediate impact on women’s land-use options, on their livelihoods, on food availability and the cost of living, and, ultimately, on women’s access to land for food production. These are only the economic impacts. Women’s knowledge, socio-cultural relationship with the land, and stewardship of

Languages: English

Year: 2013

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