Skip to main content

WEBINAR: Dispossession and repossession of farmland post-fast track land reform in Zimbabwe

THURSDAY 24 JUNE 2021 from 13:00 – 14:30 SAST/CAT

PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘Dispossession and repossession of farmland post-fast track land reform in Zimbabwe’

The speakers include:

The webinar will be chaired by Dr. Phillan Zamchiya, PLAAS, University of the Western Cape.

The preoccupation with the radical repossession of largely white-owned commercial farms – since 2000 – for reallocation to millions of black families, although very important, has occluded attention to contradictory but silent processes of state-led dispossession of black communities living on customary land and a new wave of repossession of farmland from black owners. This generates new questions about the evolving nature of the post-colonial Zimbabwean state & interrelated party practices and the intertwined land questions of dispossession & elite concentration.

The webinar will therefore engage with the following questions:

  • Who is being dispossessed, how and why?
  • Who is the state targeting for repossession, how and why?
  • What is the nature of the state?
  • What needs to be done?

Tune in on Thursday 24 June 2021 at:

  • 13:00 South African Standard Time (SAST)/Central African Time (CAT)
  • 12:00 West African Time (WAT)
  • 11:00 Greenwich Meridian Time (GMT) (Ghana)
  • 14:00 East African Time (EAT) (Tanzania)

Join meeting here.