Varieties of Land Grabbing and Resistance in Burkina Faso

Dolcerocca A. P. C.

Australasian Review of African Studies, vol.43, no.1, pp.3-22, 2022 (ESCI)


A timely examination of the mechanisms behind the global wave of land grabbing that accompanied the last food crises of 2008 and 2012, showing a two-sided process: on the one hand, how the state dispossesses or allows the dispossession of peasants from the land they own; on the other, how the peasantry resists the redefinition of land rights.