Land reform in Cameroon: a coherent vision from civil society | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
May 2021
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
MOKORO-97

Includes overview;the problem: Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) finance a destructive model;current situation: DFIs write off loans;impacted communities face repression;human rights abuses;the role of European DFIs;recommendations. The negative outcomes experienced in the case of Feronia Inc. continue to be repeated across Africa;including allegations of severe human rights violations;dispossession of community land;environmental destruction;and pollution;inducing conflict within local communities;creating dependency on insecure and underpaid jobs;whilst undermining food sovereignty;self-determination;and community resilience.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Samuel Nguiffo and Amaelle Seigneret

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