The many faces of the investor rush in Southern Africa: towards a typology of commercial land deals

February 2011
Ruth Hall (ICAS Review Paper Series 2)

Includes a broader view of the global land grab; Southern Africa: under-utilised and opening up for business?; biofuels everywhere, but not enough to eat; extractive industries: mining and forestry; reversals and state capitalism in Zimbabwe; the next Great Trek? South Africans head north; where is the food?; towards a typology; reflecting on these trends: what fresh insights?; conclusions.