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Private sector to drive Command Agriculture

In order to facilitate private sector investment in agriculture, the Government of Zimbabwe will expedite issuance of bankable 99 year leases to allow farmers access to funding from financial institutions.

Decades of dispossession: indigenous Brazilians battle to get back land

Decades-long legal battle over ancestral land had forced indigenous people to occupy other areas to make a living. Their loss of land has largely been driven by cattle, about 2.7 million people live in Mato Grosso do Sul, as do 22 million cattle, according to FAMASUL, a farmers' association in the state.