Land Reform in the Broader Context of Southern Africa

April 2008
Robin Palmer (Mokoro)

Contains introduction; global – a new threat to poor people’s land – biofuels, older threats, decentralisation; regional � ten years ago, regional land policy review, 2006-7, donors, governments and civil society, the policy-implementation gap, decentralisation, your research programme – DLRSA; conclusion. Argues that since policy engagement at the national level in the past decade has not brought too many successes, more might be achieved in future at the decentralised local level.
22-23 April 2008 (PLAAS Workshop on Land Reform from Below: Decentralised Land Reform in Southern Africa)