Reframing the New Alliance Agenda: A Critical Assessment based on Insights from Tanzania

June 2013
Emmanuel Sulle and Ruth Hall, (Future Agricultures Consortium Policy Brief 56)

Through the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, G8 countries are seeking to mobilise the private sector and multi-national corporations to boost African agriculture. Looks at how African countries are engaging with the New Alliance. Argues that large-scale acquisitions of land for corporate agriculture, which may result from New Alliance projects, pose a serious challenge for local markets and smallholder farmers. Underlying assumptions need to be challenged. With insights from the Southern Agriculture Growth Corridor of Tanzania, recommends how African countries could reframe their approaches to support food production and rural