Contents: Introduction; Colonial encounters with Kigezi agriculture: food crops & cash crops; Soil conservation in Kigezi; Land tenure in Kigezi; Land reform policies & chiefly authority; Changes in agricultural system; Livelihoods, labouring & differentiation; Conclusion.
Grace Carswell is a Lecturer in Geography at Sussex University
A comprehensive historical study [that] offers an insightful, well-supported, engaging treatment of the development of colonial agricultural policy in Eastern Africa. CAHIERS D'ETUDES AFRICAINES An excellent source of case material and analysis of 'cultivating success'. AFRICAN STUDIES REVIEW