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Inside the Land Occupations in Bindura District, Zimbabwe

Published: Oct 12th, 2018

by Kirk Helliker and Sandra Bhatasara Abstract Zimbabwe witnessed nationwide occupations of white commercial farms and other agricultural landholdings from the early months of 2000. At the helm of these land… Read More

Endangered Human Security in Cash Strapped Zimbabwe, 2007-2008

Published: Nov 14th, 2017

by Mediel Hove Abstract This article discusses human security in the context of cash shortages that Zimbabweans experienced between 2007 and 2008, not withstanding the fact that the human security… Read More

Housing Cooperatives and the Politics of Local Organization and Representation in Peri-­Urban Harare, Zimbabwe

Published: Jan 16th, 2015

by Innocent Chirisa, Marilyn Gaza, and Elmond Bandauko Abstract Housing cooperatives have emerged in the context of housing challenges in the urban areas as a strategy for securing low-­‐‑cost housing accommodation… Read More

State Power, Land-use Planning, and Local Responses in Northwestern Zimbabwe, 1980s-1990s

Published: Sep 4th, 2014

by Pius S. Nyambara Abstract The paper seeks to understand the rationale behind the introduction of the villagization program in post-independence rural Zimbabwe between the 1980s and the 1990s with a… Read More

Allocation of Governmental Authority and Responsibility in Tiered Governance Regimes: The Case of the Chivi Rural District Council Landuse Planning and Conservation By-Laws

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Alois Mandondo Abstract The proper alignment of authority and responsibility within and between various levels of social organization is a fundamental governance problem. This study uses a review approach… Read More

Evolving Institutional Framework for Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Mozambique: A Case Study from the Choa Highlands

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Pekka Virtanen Abstract An increased role of local communities in natural resource management has recently been widely advocated as a solution to the problem of environmental degradation in the… Read More

Participatory Natural Resource Management in the Communal Lands of Zimbabwe: What Role for Customary Law?

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Jennifer Mohamed-Katerere Abstract A widely held assumption about environmental management is that its success is dependent upon its relationship to the political process. This is expressed in the emerging… Read More

The Organizational Structures for Community-Based Natural Resources Management in Southern Africa

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Bruce Campbell and Sheona Shackleton Abstract Throughout Southern Africa there has been a move to decentralize natural resource management (NRM). Decentralization has taken many forms, resulting in different organizational… Read More

Can We Be Engineers of Property Rights to Natural Resources? Some Evidence of Difficulties from the Rural Areas of Zimbabwe

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by M. K. Luckert Abstract The desire for research to be policy relevant has caused many social science studies to have “engineering” dimensions. With respect to the engineering of property… Read More

Participation and Stakeholder Dynamics in the Water Reform Process in Zimbabwe: The Case of the Mazoe Pilot Catchment Board

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Bevlyne Sithole Abstract One aspect of water reform in Zimbabwe is increased stakeholder participation in water management through catchment boards. This paper uses discourse analysis to explore relationships among… Read More