Tag: Africa

Henry Machina, Zambia Land Alliance
Africa, Interviews, Land grabbing

African Anti-land Grabbing Struggle

Interview with Henry Machina and Ibrahima Coulibaly All across the world small farmers point to the negative consequences of increasingly widespread global phenomenon of ’land grabbing’, which leads to concentration of agricultural land and natural resources ownership in the hands of big investors and international corporations. This process, in addition to seizure of farmland, is very often accompanied by eviction […]

Corruption and Impunity: Illegal Dispossession of Indigenous Maasai Land in Kenya
Africa, News

Corruption and Impunity: Illegal Dispossession of Indigenous Maasai Land in Kenya

By Ben Ole Koissaba The post-independence Kenya Government has a dark history among the Indigenous Maasai people. The enactment of laws and legislations that ignored traditional land rights and land use practices have taken advantage of the high illiteracy rates of the Maasai while corruption and greed for land by government officials has contributed to wanton grabbing, alienation and dispossession. […]