In 2012, PM Mizengo Pinda announced that from January 2013, Tanzania will start restricting the size of land that single large-scale foreign and local investors can “lease” for agricultural use. And Tanzania Investment Centre announced that guidelines that will make the Tanzania Land Bank functional will be ready early 2013.
A partir de janvier 2013, la Tanzanie débutera la restriction de la taille des terres qui peuvent être "cédées" uniquement aux grands investisseurs étrangers et locaux à des fins agricoles.
Tanzania has set a ceiling for investors wanting to buy its agricultural land, a move welcomed by land rights campaigners
“Land grabbing in Tanzania doesn't exist,” insists the executive director of the Tanzania Horticultural Association Ms Jacquiline Mkindi
From next month (January 2013), Tanzania will start restricting the size of land that single large-scale foreign and local investors can "lease" for agricultural use.
Governments, IFIs and corporations are collaborating in major new projects to reorder land and water use and create industrial infrastructure over millions of ha in Africa to ensure sustained supplies of commodities and profits for markets.
The Tanzanian government has agreed to put a ceiling with regard to what size of land a single large scale investor can be allocated for agriculture.
Part of the $210 million that the Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund and the Carlyle Group will invest in the Export Trading Group will be invested in Mbeya rice farms In Tanzania, where the group would cultivate rice and barley.
A heated debate ensued yesterday in Tanzania's Parliament after Kawe lawmaker Halima Mdee moved a private motion calling on the House to adopt a resolution pressing the government to suspend the allocation of huge chunks of land for investment to foreigners.
Of the many issues brought to the table at the Slow Food joint Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre event this week in Turin, Italy, one of the most pressing is land-grabbing.
Land grabs are carried out today in the Rufiji River Basin through the application of both force and consent.
The financial collapse of a project by UK-based Sun Biofuels shows how the development dream can quickly turn into a nightmare for local people.