CHINA AND BRAZIL IN ZIMBABWE

Ian Scoones, STEPS Centre co-director, has written a blog post about Chinese and Brazilian projects in Zimbabwe, looking at the complex relations between donors and recipients of aid and investment in the Global South. “A new way of doing development cooperation is in the offing, and the hegemony of the western powers will be offset,…

BBC COVERAGE OF ZIMBABWE LAND REFORM RESEARCH

Zimbabwe’s land reform since 2000 has been intensely controversial. Overturning the settler colonial pattern of land use and creating a new agrarian structure has had far-reaching consequences. Yet the debate about what happened, where and to who has too often been shallow and ill-informed, and not based on solid empirical evidence from the field. STEPS…