October 24, 2003

ZIMBABWE

Not Eligible: The Politicization of Food in Zimbabwe

Table of Contents

Glossary of Acronyms
I.Summary
II.Recommendations
To the Zimbabwe Government
To the International Community
III.Background of the Politicization of Food
The Humanitarian Crisis
Politics, Land Reform and Human Rights Abuse
An Economy in Disarray
Food Assistance Programs in Zimbabwe
IV.The Right to Food: Obligations under International Law..
V.Human Rights Violations
Politicization of International Relief Assistance
Politicization of the Government Food Program...
Politicization of Aid in the Ex-commercial Farming Areas
VI.Methodology
VII.Acknowledgements