Zimbabwe’s land reform since 2000 has been intensely controversial. Yet the debate about what happened, where and to who has too often been shallow and ill-informed, and not based on solid empirical evidence from the field. Based on on-going fieldwork, this website offers a range of material on what happened to people’s livelihoods after land reform.


New book now out!











Debating Zimbabwe’s Land Reform  by Ian Scoones is a 224 page low-cost book and is available through Amazon. Its 60 chapters are a compilation of some of the blogs that have been published on Zimbabweland in the last few years. The chapters are clustered around a series of themes, each introduced with a new introductory essay. The themes are agricultural and livestock production, the economy, political dimensions, land, livelihoods and rural development, aid and development, comparative lessons and researching land and agrarian change.


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