n Law, Democracy & Development - Following the NAFTA Star : SADC land reform and investment protection after the litigation

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1028-1053
  • E-ISSN: 2077-4907



For quite some time now, Zimbabwe has been in the regional and international spotlight for mostly negative reasons. The issue that placed Zimbabwe on the radar of regional and international attention was its land and agrarian policies of the 1990s. It has been argued by some commentators that with regard to the land question in Zimbabwe the past and present are inextricably interwoven. In order to understand the current state of affairs in the context of the subject of land reform and land acquisition, a holistic approach is a prerequisite. The implication is that it is imperative for anyone desiring to analyse or critically assess Zimbabwe's land reform programme and its ramifications to first take into account important historical events that shaped the programme with its present problematic dimensions.

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