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Land Reform in Southern Africa: Myths, Visions and the Harsh Realities of Development and Justice


  • Marja Spierenburg

    1. ( is Associate Professor at VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Her current research focuses on the role of the private sector in nature conservation and land reforms in Southern Africa. Her publications include Sponsoring Nature: Environmental Philanthropy for Nature Conservation (Earthscan, 2011), co-authored with Maano Ramutsindela and Harry Wels, and Strangers, Spirits and Land Reforms; Conflicts about Land in Dande, Northern Zimbabwe (Brill Publishers, 2004).
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