Landed Resources, Property Rights, and Development in Africa: An Editorial Introduction

  • Franklin Obeng-Odoom University of Technology Sydney
Keywords: Land, Property, Africa, Development, Political Economy


Landed resources, property rights, and development in Africa have always been the focus of much heated debates in geography and political economy more widely, but these controversies have become even more pressing now. This editorial introduction contextualises and sets the tone for Volume 37 of Geography Research Forum, which is a special issue that reconsiders these age-old debates. Specifically, this introduction provides the background to this special issue, clarifies which gaps the issue seeks to fill and how it has sought to do so, and emphasises the highlights of the special issue.




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