This Land is Ours

Who should own Namibia's farms?

Fellows Spring 2004

By Sarah Colt

June 04, 2009

Namibia's leaders -- who fought a long war against South African apartheid-style occupation, winning independence in 1990 -- are committed to redistributing land in a country where there is still a vast disparity in land ownership. Whites make up only about 6 percent of Namibia's 1.8 million people but own most of the arable land, including the flower farm and the cattle ranch that Sarah Colt features in her film.

Click here to watch Colt's story for Frontline/World.