Land Resettlement in Zimbabwe

March 2000
DFID (Background Briefing)

A Background Briefing covering the issue, the UK’s help for resettlement, Zimbabwe Government policies, UK land resettlement policy from 1997, DFID support for land resettlement – the way forward, other DFID support for poor people in rural areas. Says the UK believes that Zimbabwe needs land reform to reduce poverty, that the principles agreed at the 1998 Land Conference should be observed, and that the UK is willing to fund schemes which are focused on helping the poor and are transparent. Announces that Britain plans to support resettlement by funding projects from the private sector and NGOs up to a total of £5 million over the next 3-5 years.