We made a hoe and went along: Part 8 – the history of African agriculture

This entry is part of the series We made a hoe and went along
African farmer with a hoe
African farmer with a hoe (© Rod Waddington)

A 13-part series on the history of Africa.

The programme traces the development of farming from pre-colonial days of producing for people’s own consumption to the colonial practice of large-scale capitalist agriculture. The land was taken away from the people. 

Producer: Peter van den Akker

 

 

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