From rhetoric to practice in South-South development cooperation: A case study of Brazilian interventions in the Nacala corridor development program
Isabela Nogueira and Ossi Ollinaho
This article examines Brazilian cooperation practices in the agricultural sector in Mozambique against a backdrop of its discourse. It empirically investigates Brazilian role in the framework of ProSAVANA, an ambitious trilateral agricultural program in Northern Mozambique. The authors identify some sound ruptures between discourse and practice, and argue that Brazilian practices, instead of distinguishing themselves from traditional actors, are rather a precise manifestation of the recent development cooperation trend associated with the mainstream response to land grabbing claims.
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