AFRICA’S CHANGING FARMLAND OWNERSHIP: THE RISE OF THE EMERGENT INVESTOR FARMER

Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing major changes in farm land ownership and use, which are both cause and consequence of the economic transformations that the region is now experiencing. The rapid rise of emergent investor farms in the 5 to 100 hectare category represents a revolutionary change in Africa’s farm structure since 2000. In most countries examined, the majority of medium-scale farms are owned by urban-based professionals or rural elites, many of whom are also public sector employees.


Issue Date:
Feb 02 2016
Publication Type:
Report
Language:
English
Total Pages:
46
Series Statement:
FSP Research Paper 15




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