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Assoc Prof Horman Chitonge

Horman Chitonge is Associate Professor at the Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town (UCT). His research interests include agrarian political economy, hydro-politics, and alternative strategies for economic growth and poverty reduction in Africa. 

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He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals on issues related to agrarian reforms, access to water, economic growth, and poverty and inequality in Africa.  His most recent books include: Economic Growth and Development in Africa: Understanding Trends and Prospects (by Routledge) and Beyond Parliament: Human Rights and the Politics of Social Change in the Global South (by Brill). He has also co-authored a number of books including The Accumulation on Capital in Southern Africa (2006); Customary Land Tenure in Africa Today: Navigating the Contours of Change (Cornell University Press, forthcoming), and the Evolution of Social Welfare Policy and Practice in South Africa (forthcoming, UKZN Press). He is currently working on a project looking at the political economy of economic structural transformation in Africa in the context of the Africa Rising Narrative and the post-2009 global financial crisis. ​