Articles by Mary Hobbs
What Corporations and Smallholder Farmers Have in Common: Addressing the Challenge of Land Rights in Emerging Markets
Lucia Maurício farms about 25 acres of land in Mozambique to feed her family. Portucel manages over 32,000 acres of eucalyptus farms nearby, to power its global supply chain. As Mary Hobbs at USAID points out, both require clear and documented land rights to achieve their goals. She explains why land rights are an essential part of reducing poverty among farmers and boosting investment for corporations in sub-Saharan Africa.