Robin Palmer – the original land campaigner and scholar activist

March 2023
Ian Scoones (Zimbabweland)

This tribute to Robin Palmer was authored by the land rights scholar and activist Professor Ian Scoones of the University of Sussex’s Institute of Development Studies. Robin and Ian shared a common interest in land rights in Zimbabwe and the southern African region. The article tracks Robin’s academic and publishing history alongside the progression of his career supporting land rights in Africa and globally.