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  • La migration ouvrière dans le secteur agricole sud-africain 

    Tati, Gabriel (Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration, 2013)
    En Afrique du Sud, le système de production agricole, concentré dans les mains des fermiers blancs, repose toujours sur l’utilisation des migrations des ouvriers agricoles. Si la fin de l’apartheid a permis la création ...
  • Laboratory study on the mobility of major species in fly ash–brine co-disposal systems: up-flow percolation test 

    Fatoba, Ojo O.; Petrik, Leslie; Akinyeye, Richard O.; Gitari, Wilson; Iwuoha, Emmanuel I. (Springer Verlag, 2013)
    Apart from the generation of fly ash, brine (hyper-saline wastewater) is also a waste material generated in South African power stations as a result of water re-use. These waste materials contain major species such as Al, ...
  • Labour regulation and the economy: The case of the food value chain 

    Theron, Jan (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2016)
    Contrary to a popular narrative which seeks to attribute the country’s economic ills to labour legislation, this paper argues that the role of law in relation to the economy is constitutive, and that labour can also not ...
  • The lack of good governance in Nigeria and its impact on functional science education 

    Kola, Aina Jacob; Gana, Nathaniel Nnawo; Olasumbo, Ibitomi Oluyemi (ISDS LLC, 2017)
    The paper reviewed the importance of science education in the development of every nation of the world including Nigeria. However, it argued that the science education in Nigeria as studied in the Universities, Polytechnics, ...
  • Land and agrarian reform in integrated development plans (IDPs) 

    Hall, Ruth; Isaacs, Moenieba; Saruchera, Munyaradzi (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
    This research study were conducted in late 2004 and the fi ndings presented to the Department of Provincial and Local Government (DPLG) and shared with the Department of Land Affairs (DLA) in 2005. Since then, some ...
  • Land and agrarian reform in South Africa: A status report 2004 

    Hall, Ruth (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    This is the third in a series of ‘status reports’ on land and agrarian reform in South Africa published by the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS). These reports set out to assess progress, problems and ...
  • Land and agrarian reform in South Africa: A status report, 2002 

    Turner, Stephen; Cousins, Ben; Lahiff, Edward; Wisbourg, Poul (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2002)
    In 1994, South Africa started a new life as a democratic nation. It faced immense challenges. Multiple economic, social and political transformations were needed to overcome the legacy of colonialism and apartheid. The ...
  • Land and agricultural commercialisation in Meru County, Kenya: evidence from three models 

    Hakizimana, Cyriaque; Goldsmith, Paul; Nunow, Abdi Aralle; Roba, Adano Wario; Biashara, Jane Kathure (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    What are the relative pros and cons of different pathways of agricultural commercialisation in Africa? This paper examines aspects of three commercial farming cases, each of which represents one of the three most dominant ...
  • Land and resources in a transfrontier setting 

    Büscher, Bram (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2005)
    Amongst the many initiatives in legislative and policy change affecting land and common property resource management in Southern Africa today, transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) seem particularly prominent because ...
  • 'Land belongs to the community’: Demystifying the ‘global land grab’ in Southern Sudan 

    Deng, David K. (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Sudan is among the global ‘hotspots’ for large-scale land acquisitions. Although most of this investment activity was thought to be focused in the Northern part of the country, recent research indicates that a surprising ...
  • Land beneficiaries as game farmers: conservation, land reform and the invention of the 'community game farm' in KwaZulu-Natal 

    Brooks, Shirley; Ngubane, Mnqobi (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    Scholarship on post-apartheid land reform includes research on land claims made to formal protected areas, such as national parks and state game reserves. Little attention has however, been paid to the question of land ...
  • Land distribution politics in the Eastern Cape midlands: The case of the Lukhanji municipality, 1995-2006 

    Wotshela, Luvoyo (Univ. of Fort Hare) (Published by History Dept, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    Since its initiation, South Africaʼs post-apartheid land reform programme has generated extensive analysis and critique that in turn has yielded a body of scholarship. Discussion revolves around the official policy of ...
  • Land governance in Malawi: Lessons from large-scale acquisitions 

    Gausi, Joseph; Mlaka, Emmanuel (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    Over the past decade rural Malawians have witnessed a surge in large-scale land acquisitions for commercial agriculture that threaten their access, control and ownership of customary land. This policy brief presents ...
  • Land grabbing from within: Learning from grazing disputes in Western Kavango, Namibia. 

    Muduva, Theodor (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    In recent years Namibia has received a number of proposals from multinational agricultural corporations to develop large-scale irrigation projects, mainly in the country’s water-rich, north-eastern regions (Odendaal 2011). ...
  • Land politics, trust relations in government and land reform in South Africa: Experiences from the Western and Northern Cape provinces 

    Gran, Thorvald (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2006)
    The land question, as it is posed academically in South Africa, is at the cutting edge of the development debate.1 Should land held by poor peasants, often under some kind of communal tenure, be re-organised as private ...
  • Land redistribution 

    Jacobs, Peter; Lahiff, Edward; Hall, Ruth (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2003)
    Land dispossession during the colonial era and the decades of apartheid rule produced a highly unequal pattern of land ownership and widespread rural poverty in South Africa. When a democratically elected government came ...
  • Land redistribution and poverty reduction in South Africa: The livelihood impacts of smallholder agriculture under land reform 

    Lahiff, Edward; Maluleke, Themba; Manenzhe, Tshililo; Wegerif, Marc (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
    Since its inception in 1994, South Africa’s land reform programme has aimed to achieve multiple objectives, including redressing the historical racial imbalance in landholding, alleviating poverty and developing the ...
  • Land redistribution in South Africa: Towards decolonisation or recolonisation? 

    Kepe, Thembela; Hall, Ruth (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Contrary to populist political discourses, in South Africa the ruling party’s approach to land policy is reproducing paternalistic relations that echo apartheid practices and represent the ’colonial present’. This reality ...
  • Land redistribution: Part of a wider agrarian reform strategy 

    PLAAS (PLAAS, 2012-09)
    An emerging and increasingly more prominent debate amid the considerations of a new White Paper, following the Green Paper process, which will set the legal framework for land reform and agrarian transformation, is whether ...
  • Land reform and biodiversity conservation in South Africa: Complementary or in conflict? 

    Kepe, Thembela; Wynberg, Rachel; Ellis, William (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2003)
    This paper aims to improve understanding of the conflicts that have arisen between land reform and conservation, and to encourage better comprehension between the land and conservation sectors. It does this by analysing ...