Land Tenure Reform and Rural Livelihoods in Southern Africa

February 1999
Martin Adams (Mokoro), Sipho Sibanda and Stephen Turner (ODI Natural Resource Perspectives No.39)

Reviews land tenure reform on communal land against the background of the repossession of private land occupied by white settlers. The purpose and scope of the proposed tenure reform in the former homelands of are described, as are attempts by South Africa’s neighbours to resolve tenure problems in their communal areas.