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Fast Track Land Reform and Agricultural Productivity in Zimbabwe


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Title: Fast Track Land Reform and Agricultural Productivity in Zimbabwe
Authors: Zikhali, Precious
Issue Date: 21-Oct-2008
Publication type: report
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
322
Keywords: Land reform
Agricultural productivity
Zimbabwe
Abstract: In the year 2000 the government of Zimbabwe launched the Fast Track Land Reform Programme (FTLRP) as part of its ongoing land reform and resettlement programme, which seeks to address the racially skewed land distribution pattern inherited at independence in 1980. This paper uses data on beneficiaries of the programme and a control group of communal farmers to investigate the programme’s impact on the agricultural productivity of its beneficiaries. The data reveals significant differences betwee... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/18362
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