by Natacha Bruna
Existing literature focuses primarily on the general impacts of land grabbing and their compensation mechanisms. However, pre-existing structures of inequality heavily condition and differentiate the outcomes of land expropriation and compensation mechanisms. With this in mind, this article addresses the differen- tiated impacts of such mechanisms on diverse segments of the rural population. Through the experience of the operations of a tree plantation company in rural Mozambique, this research shows that compensation mechanisms are not improving the livelihoods of affected rural households. Because pre-ex- isting inequalities are not addressed, female access to opportunities is limited.
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