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Dr. Richard Mbunda is currently a lecturer at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Dar es Salaam- Tanzania. Richard does research in Political Economy, Conflict Analysis and Human Development Theory.
Tanzania has been experiencing different periods of food shortages mainly because of insufficient food production. While the country has an undisputable potential for food production, the state and its development partners, such as the World Bank, believe that the unsustainable peasant food production is the main cause of the food crisis. As a pana...
Zanzibar has been a conflict-torn society since the reintroduction of multiparty politics in 1992. The conflict has been characterized by sporadic acts of violence and a continuing political impasse in danger of escalating to an unmanageable level. Attempts were made by an external actor (the commonwealth) and the disputing parties (CCM and CUF) to...