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  • Nasruddin's key: poverty measurement and the government of marginal populations 

    du Toit, Andries (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape., 2011)
    This paper considers the role of ‘measurement’ and other forms of poverty knowledge in a context where the nature and direction of global economic growth is creating ‘surplus populations’ suffering various forms of ...
  • Nasruddin’s key: Poverty measurement and the government of marginal populations 

    du Toit, Andries (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    This paper considers the role of ‘measurement’ and other forms of poverty knowledge in a context where the nature and direction of global economic growth is creating ‘surplus populations’ suffering various forms of ...
  • National and provincial government spending on agriculture 

    PLAAS (PLAAS, 2010-12)
    By the end of 2010, the new policy direction for land reform has not been clear. The minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Nkwinti, announced that a Green Paper on Rural Development and Agrarian Transformation, ...
  • Natural resource management and land reform in southern Africa 

    Manjengwa, Jeanette (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2006)
    Throughout southern Africa, land holdings have remained significantly skewed between rich and poor, with discriminatory land tenure systems reflecting the land and agricultural policies adopted in colonial times and after ...
  • The need for a new language? How historically disadvantaged institutions grapple with the effects of labelling in Higher Education: the case of the University of the Western Cape 

    Africa, Cherrel; Mutizwa-Mangiza, Shingai (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    Tertiary institutions in South Africa have been dichotomised through the colonial structure and apartheid which sought to subjugate some institutions and elevate others. Not only have historically disadvantaged institutions ...
  • Nepad, land and resource rights 

    Saruchera, Munyaradzi; Omoweh, Daniel A (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (Nepad) is an overarching programme for revitalising Africa’s fortunes. It has a visionary tone, yet the way that it proposes to overcome Africa’s underdevelopment uncritically ...
  • The new alliance on food security and nutrition: what are the implications for Africa’s youth? 

    Hakizimana, Cyriaque (Future Agricultures Consortium, 2016)
    Young people are a growing proportion of Africa’s population and most live in poverty in rural areas. Despite urbanisation, in absolute numbers the rural youth are growing and agricultural development needs to prioritise ...
  • The New Alliance on food security and nutrition: What are the implications for Africa’s youth? 

    Hakizimana, Cyriaque (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    The ‘New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition’ (hereafter the ‘New Alliance’) is a partnership which was established between selected African countries, G8 members, and the private sector to ‘work together to accelerate ...
  • The New Alliance on Food Security and Nutrition: What are the Implications for Africa’s Youth? 

    Hakizimana, Cyriaque (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2016)
    The ‘New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition’ (hereafter the ‘New Alliance’) is a partnership which was established between selected African countries, G8 members, and the private sector to ‘work together to accelerate ...
  • The next great trek? South African commercial farmers move north 

    Hall, Ruth (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    This paper analyses the shifting role of South African farmers, agribusiness and capital elsewhere in southern Africa and the rest of the continent. It explores recent expansion trends, investigates the interests and agendas ...
  • Non-alignment in the current world order. The impact of the rise of China 

    Pretorius, Joelien (Institute for Strategic Studies at the University of Pretoria, 2008)
    The relevance of the Non-Aligned Movement has been in question since the end of Cold War bipolarity. In the post-Cold War order, whether interpreted as cosmopolitan, unipolar, multipolar or globalised in nature, there are ...
  • Nonlinearities in stock return prediction: A Blended Approach 

    Hodnett, Kathleen; Hsieh, Heng-Hsing; Van Rensberg, Paul (The Clute Institute, 2013)
    Our prior research indicates that there are periods within which nonlinear stock selection models outperform their linear counterparts in the South African equity market. In order to explore the nonlinearities in stock ...
  • Not enough state land to meet land reform targets 

    Kleinbooi, Karin; Dubb, Alex (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    Arguments that state land should be used to meet land redistribution targets are misleading. Very little state land is suitable for this purpose. Official data from 2002 show that only 2% of the total of 12.6 million ha ...
  • Not waiting for Jackie O: lessons for public participation advocacy in South Africa 

    Piper, Laurence (Unisa Press, 2011)
    This article explores the significance of an important event, namely, the Pioneers of Participation workshop held in November 2009 in Cape Town, for public participation advocacy in South Africa. By tracing the shifting ...
  • A note on revenue distribution patterns and rent-seeking incentive 

    Sadik-Zada, Elkhan Richard; Loewenstein, Wilhelm (EconJournals, 2018)
    This paper presents a simple model of rent-seeking incentive to explain the emergence and dominance of the rapacious rent-seeking policies in a number of oil abundant developing and transition economies. The Hubbertian ...
  • Nuclear Politics of Denial: South Africa and the Additional Protocol 

    Pretorius, Joelien (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013)
    South Africa was one of the first states to conclude an Additional Protocol with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 2002, allowing the IAEA greater right of access to safeguard nuclear activities and material. ...
  • The occupational dimensions of poverty and disability 

    Duncan, Madeleine; Watson, Ruth (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2009-03)
    This paper is based on ongoing research into the form, performance and meaning of all the things that particularly vulnerable people do every day i.e. their occupations. Occupations are the building blocks for livelihood. ...
  • On the suitability of group lending model in South Sudan’s Small and medium enterprises sector 

    Dube, Andile; Dube, Angelo (The African Finance & Economics Consult, 2016)
    Post-conflict societies, such as South Sudan are characterised by weak regulatory frameworks and lack of political will to implement much needed reforms. This often impacts directly on the economy. The legal, social and ...
  • Opportunities and challenges in Tanzania’s sugar industry: Lessons for SAGCOT and the New Alliance 

    Sulle, Emmanuel; Smalley, Rebecca; Malale, Lameck (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    Sugarcane outgrower schemes are central to several policy and donor strategies for driving agricultural growth and reducing poverty, including the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor project in Tanzania (SAGCOT). But ...
  • Opportunities and challenges in Tanzania’s sugar industry: Lessons for SAGCOT and the New Alliance 

    Sulle, Emmanuel; Smalley, Rebecca; Malale, Lameck (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
    Sugarcane outgrower schemes are central to several policy and donor strategies for driving agricultural growth and reducing poverty, including the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor project in Tanzania (SAGCOT). But ...