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Shifting Power Relations and Poor Practices in Land Deals through Participatory Action in Marracune, Mozambique

Although Mozambique has a fairly strong national legislation that protects the land-use rights of rural populations, the law is used poorly—privileging leases to agro-investors at the expense of small-holder farmers. This discrepancy has been growing over the last 10 years as authorities welcome private investors to the agriculture sector in order to increase crop production […]