Study: Land Acquisitions for Agribusiness in Tanzania

Study: Land Acquisitions for Agribusiness in Tanzania

Prospect and Challenges | Published by Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT) | November 2011

Lack of a clear guiding policy for regulating the development of biofuel plantations has led to the rapid increase in biofuel plantations in Tanzania. The increase in these plantations has resulted in infringement of land rights and forest loss and has impacted negatively on the indigenous people’s livelihoods. It is against this background that LEAT decided to assess land acquisition for agribusiness in some parts of Tanzania …