What happens when the landgrabbers leave? An account from Kilwa, Tanzania

December 2020
IIED (Masalu Luhula and Brendan Achwartz)

An encouraging story about how four communities regained control of their lands acquired by the Bioshape jatropha plantation in Kilwa District. Contains the Bioshape investment and the local response; from community-centred dialogue to government commitments; a reason to celebrate; next steps: consolidating community land tenure in Kilwa and Tanzania.