(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Senior Chief Lukwa says over 250,000 people in Kasungu [central Malawi] are landless. The traditional leader says he hopes that the landless people would benefit from land redistribution and resettlement of people in the face of the Land Policy and the impeding land law.
Lukwa told the Civil Society Advocacy Taskforce on Land Policy today that it is sad that people are landless while some estates in the districts are lying idle. The senior chief says the land shortage in the tobacco farming district is forcing villagers to encroach into the idle estates and Kasungu National Park, …