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    • A scan of rural civil society 

      de Satge, Rick (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
      PLAAS commissioned Phuhlisani to undertake a review of rural civil society, to explore innovative ways in which researchers and organisations in rural civil society can work together in linking research to policy ...
    • Schmidtsdrift community land claim 

      Kleinbooi, Karin (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      The historic land of the Schmidtsdrift community lies along the banks of the Vaal River in the Northern Cape province, along the R300 road to Griquastad, approximately 71 km west from Kimberley and 53 km north-east from ...
    • Scoping study on the development and sustainable utilisation of inland fisheries in South Africa 

      Britz, PJ; Hara, MM; Weyl, OLF; Tapela, BN; Rouhani, QA (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
      South Africa’s inland fishery resource endowment has been overlooked as a means of supporting sustainable livelihoods in the democratic era, lacking a guiding policy and legislation aligned with the country’s rightsbase ...
    • Scoping study on the development and sustainable utilisation of inland fisheries in South Africa: Volume 2. Case studies of small-scale inland fisheries 

      Tapela, BN; Britz, PJ; Rouhani, QA (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
      Small- scale fishing on inland waters is a widespread livelihood activity which has been overlooked in environmental policy and management arrangements flowing from South Africa’s democratic Constitution. This has ...
    • Seasonal food insecurity among farm workers in the Northern Cape, South Africa 

      Devereux, Stephen; Tavener-Smith, Lauren (Nutrients, 2019)
      Very little is known about seasonal hunger in South Africa, or about the food security and nutritional status of farm workers. This article identifies a pathway to seasonal hunger—through intra-annual fluctuations in ...
    • Seasonal food insecurity among farm workers in the Northern Cape, South Africa 

      Devereux, Stephen; Tavener-Smith, Lauren (MPDI, 2019)
      Very little is known about seasonal hunger in South Africa, or about the food security and nutritional status of farm workers. This article identifies a pathway to seasonal hunger—through intra-annual fluctuations in ...
    • Secondary school teachers’ perceptions of BYOD among learners within the classroom 

      Mawere, Talent; Manjeese, Caleb; Chigada, Joel (South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists, 2022)
      The use of personally owned devices among learners has remained a contentious issue in schools across the globe. While several studies have been devoted to explaining the importance of such initiatives, the debate ...
    • Securing land and resource rights in Africa: Pan-African perspectives 

      Alinon, Koffi; Ayeb, Habib; Claassens, Aninka; Cousins, Ben; Greenberg, Stephen; Ismail, Abdel Mawla; Kameri-Mbote, Patricia; Marongwe, Nelson; Simo, John Mope; Ng’ong’ola, Clement; Odhiambo, Michael; Omoweh, Daniel; Ouédraogo, Hubert; Saruchera, Munyaradzi; Tawfic, Rawia; Wanjala, Smokin (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
      Across the African continent the land and resource rights of the rural poor are threatened by inappropriate policies and institutions (including global treaties); unequal social, political and economic relations; the ...
    • Securing land and resource rights in Africa: Pan-African perspectives 

      Saruchera, Munyaradzi (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2004)
      Across the African continent the land and resource rights of the rural poor are threatened by inappropriate policies and institutions (including global treaties); unequal social, political and economic relations; the actions ...
    • The Security imaginary: Explaining military isomorphism 

      Pretorius, Joelien (Sage, 2008)
      This article proposes the notion of a security imaginary as a heuristic tool for exploring military isomorphism (the phenomenon that weapons and military strategies begin to look the same across the world) at a time ...
    • The security imaginary: Explaining military isomorphism 

      Pretorius, Joelien (SAGE, 2008)
      This article proposes the notion of a security imaginary as a heuristic tool for exploring military isomorphism (the phenomenon that weapons and military strategies begin to look the same across the world) at a time when ...
    • Self-employment in South Africa’s informal sector: Prevalence, prospects and policy 

      Neves, David; Aliber, Michael; Mogaladi, Jan; du Toit, Andries (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
      This text describes research undertaken to investigate small-scale self-employment at the margins of the South African economy. Despite high levels of poverty and unemployment South Africa’s informal sector is, by ...
    • A series of national accounts-consistent estimates of poverty and inequality in South Africa 

      Yu, Derek; van der Berg, Servaas; Burger, Ronelle (Stellenbosch University, 2007)
      This paper makes a unique contribution to the South African literature in combining data from an alternative source of household survey data – the All Media and Product Survey (AMPS) – with national accounts income trends ...
    • Shallow waters: social science research in South Africa's marine environment 

      Sowman, M.; Scott, D.; Green, L.J.F.; Hara, Mafaniso; Hauck, M.; Kirsten, K.; Paterson, B.; Raemaekers, S.; Jones, K.; Sunde, J.; Turpie, J.K. (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
      This paper provides an overview of social science research in the marine environment of South Africa for the period 1994–2012. A bibliography based on a review of relevant literature and social science projects funded under ...
    • Sink or swim? How Covid-19 and the responses to it have affected small-scale fishers 

      Isaacs, Moenieba; Nangle, Maia (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2021)
      This policy brief reports findings from research investigating the impacts of Covid-19 regulations and mitigation measures on small-scale fishers in the Western Cape, South Africa. The researchers conducted 47 in-depth ...
    • Sistemas agro- alimentares em mutação: O impacto dos grandes agro-investidores sobre o direito à alimentação. Estudos de caso em Moçambique 

      Joala, Refiloe; Zamchiya, Phillan; Ntauazi, Clemente; Musole, Patrick; Katebe, Ceasar (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2016)
      Este livro apresenta estudos de caso sobre os sistemas agro-alimentares em mutação na África Austral, no contexto dos grandes investimentos em terra e dos grandes investimentos no campo dos agro-negócios. Ao registar os ...
    • Sistemas agroalimentares em mutação O impacto dos grandes agroinvestidores sobre o direito à alimentação: Estudos de caso em Moçambique 

      Joala, Refiloe; Zamchiya, Phillan; Ntauazi, Clemente; Musole, Patrick; Katebe, Ceasar (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016)
      Este livro apresenta casos de estudo que oferecem algumas perspectivas do rápido processo de mudança em curso nos sistemas agro-alimentares africanos, e na África Austral em particular, no contexto dos investimentos ...
    • Skills at masters’ level in Geography Higher E: Teaching, learning and applying 

      Anciano, Fiona; Mistry, Jayalaxshmi; Berardi, Andrea (Taylor & Francis, 2006)
      The perceptions of ‘skills’ at taught Master's level between course directors (teaching of skills), alumni (learning and use of skills) and employers (the skills requirements) were compared within the field of development ...
    • A slipping hold? Farm dweller precarity in South Africa’s changing agrarian economy and climate 

      Hornby, Donna; Nel, Adrian; Chademana, Samuel; Khanyile, Nompilo (MDPI, 2018)
      The paper investigates whether farm dwellers in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) province of South Africa are subject to a “double exposure”: vulnerable both to the impacts of post-apartheid agrarian dynamics and to the risks of ...
    • Slum upgrading and inclusive municipal governance in Harare,Zimbabwe: New perspectives for the urban poor 

      Muchadenyika, Davison (Elsevier, 2015)
      The story of the urban poor in Harare and Zimbabwean cities in general is a story of evictions, fear andmisery. In May 2005, at the behest of the Government of Zimbabwe the infamous Operation RestoreOrder, a house demolition ...