The Kazangulu land clearance in Zambia ... by I.P.A. Manning

In Zambia 15,000 hectares along the Zambezi River in the Kazungula district will be cleared of its forest, and sugar cane planted for ethanol and sugar production. It is not clear that the particular chief involved, or his customary community, were properly consulted or advised. No EIA has been produced

Zambia eyes Gulf investment in farm sector

Zambia does not regard leasing farmland to foreign investors as a form of 'colonialism' and is encouraging Gulf countries to invest in its agricultural sector, its finance minister said on Saturday.