Natural Resources and Local Livelihoods in the Great Lakes by A. Ansoms, S. Marysse

By A. Ansoms, S. Marysse

This ebook seems at how some great benefits of monetary improvement within the nice Lakes zone of Africa aren't being both allotted. It studies the impression of the increasing scramble for usual assets upon neighborhood livelihoods and considers the ambiguities that characterise the connection among mining and improvement.

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Deininger, K. and G. Feder (1998) ‘Land institutions and land markets’, Policy Research Working Paper, no. 2014 (Washington: World Bank). L. C. Rausser (eds) Handbook of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 1, Part 1, Elsevier. Deininger, K. and J. May (2000) ‘Is there scope for growth with equity? The case of land reform in South Africa’, unpublished World Bank and School of Development Studies document. , G. P. Platteau, and E. Sadoulet (2001) ‘Access to land and land policy reforms’ in A. de Janvry, G.

ZTE stands for Zhong Xing Telecommunication Equipment Company Limited. It is a telecommunications company that set up an agribusiness branch in December 2007. 5. There are to our knowledge no similar analyses that have studied the relationship in DRC and Burundi. 6. The concept of semi-autonomous social fields was initially articulated by the legal anthropologist Sally Falk Moore (1978). A society consists of different social fields such as a village, an ethnic community, an association, or a state.

Eastern DRC has – despite its instability – been an interesting area for local, regional, and international rural entrepreneurs for a long time. These entrepreneurs are most often interested in DRC’s mineral resources (see the later chapters in the second part of this book). Today, however, investors are also discovering the agronomic potential of DRC’s land resources. g. ZTE4 Agribusiness is planning to invest in an oil palm plantation and hopes to obtain a concession of nearly 3 million hectares; see Centre for Chinese Studies, 2010).

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