Mezzadria

Mezzadria is the Italian term for land tenure cultivation of land for a proprietor by one (the mezzadro) who receives a proportion of the produce (rent in kind), as a form of sharecropping. The French term for it is métayage. See also casa...

New Zealand, seasonal workers

NEW ZEALAND, SEASONAL WORKERS Well run seasonal migration schemes ‘can transform people’s lives,’ says The Economist (20th Oct, 2018). In New Zealand, the “recognised seasonal employer” programme ‘began in 2007 with 5,000 migrant workers and has grown to...