2020 Democracy and Human Rights, Economic Development, Organisation and Management of Aid Other

How can an agricultural investment that never happened affect people living in poverty?

Linda Engström

Large agricultural investment projects have been popular in African development for almost 20 years. The results of these investments however, have often failed to materialize. This DDB explores the consequences for people living where such investments were promised but benefits never delivered, through a case study of a Swedish sugar-cane project in Tanzania.

Author: Linda Engström