African farmer woman checking the plants in the cultivated field
Zimbabwe
Monday, March 30th. 2015

Large-scale land deals have been a recurrent phenomenon in sub-Saharan Africa, especially since 2008, with a new face which is conjured around land access in Africa. This has been triggered by the proliferation of large multinational companies from the West, other parts of Africa and Asia whose primary interest now rests in land accumulation in Africa so as to grow flex crops. However, this new wave of land investments has affected the...

ACTION for Conflict Transformation is a global network of individuals and organisations working for sustainable peace. In Africa the ACTION Support Centre, through its Skills and Strategies for Change programme aims...

Acção para o Desenvolvimento Rural e Ambiente (ADRA) is an Angolan non-governmental organisation established in 1990. Over the past 20 years, ADRA has been working on strengthening local communities and promoting...

The overall goal of this initiative is to strengthen Parliamentary budget oversight in SADC countries and improve the quality of governance.

This project aims to strengthen capacity of parliaments in Southern...

The Centre for Social Accountability was officially launched in August 2007. It was established in order to promote the institutionalisation of right to social accountability and the realisation of social and...

The core business of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is to conduct large-scale, policy-relevant, social-scientific projects for public-sector users, non-governmental organisations and international...

The Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST) is a legal trust duly registered by the Registrar of Deeds according to the laws of Zimbabwe.

SAPST was established after the founding trustees...

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