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Protective laws don’t prevent ‘land grab’ in Africa

A new World Development article co-authored by LANDac PhD George Schoneveld explores the relationship between policy and practice associated with customary rights protections in the context of large-scale land acquisitions in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Findings point to the difficulty of safeguarding customary rights even in countries providing “best practice” legal protections. A press article on this study was published here. The complete article can be accessed here.