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  • Another countryside? Policy options for land and agrarian reform in South Africa 

    Aliber, Michael; Andrews, Mercia; Baiphethi, Mompati; Cliffe, Lionel; Hall, Ruth; Jacobs, Peter; Jara, Mazibuko; Kleinbooi, Karin; Lahiff, Edward; Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    Land reform in South Africa is a political project that has foundered. For years, the process has been variously described as being ‘in crisis’, ‘at a crossroads’, ‘at an impasse’ or simply ’stuck’. This still seems as ...
  • Comments on the Green Paper on land reform 2011 

    du Toit, Andries; Cousins, Ben; Hall, Ruth; Kleinbooi, Karin; Paradza, Gayno; Ukpabi, Obiozo (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    As we have indicated in our earlier press release, the document released as a Green Paper by the Department Ministry of Rural Development and Land Reform is a great disappointment. The Green Paper is the product of a ...
  • Covie community land claim 

    Kleinbooi, Karin; Lahiff, Edward (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
    The Covie community restitution claim refers to a claim by past and present residents of Covie village, situated within the Tsitsikamma National Park, between Plettenberg Bay and Port Elizabeth in the Western Cape ...
  • Decentralised land governance: Case studies and local voices from Botswana, Madagascar and Mozambique 

    Kleinbooi, Karin; de Satgé, Rick; Tanner, Christopher (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2011)
    Decentralisation has been on the Southern African development agenda for a long time. It is a concept which appears deceptively simple. The principle of subsidiarity holds that decision making about local development ...
  • Decentralised land governance: Case studies and local voices from Botswana, Madagascar and Mozambique 

    Kleinbooi, Karin; de Satgé, Rick; Tanner, Christopher (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Decentralisation has been on the Southern African development agenda for a long time. It is a concept which appears deceptively simple. The principle of subsidiarity holds that decision making about local development ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reshaping women’s land rights on communal rangeland 

    Kleinbooi, Karin (National Inquiry Services Centre (NISC) (Pty) Ltd, 2013)
    This paper aims to contribute to the debates on communal rangelands and analyses the gendered dimension of land rights and land access in the rural areas of Namaqualand. The actual gender relations within rural communities ...
  • Review of land reforms in Southern Africa 

    Kleinbooi, Karin (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    Land, and access to land, is one of the most important assets for the poor in southern Africa, both rural and urban, and probably contributes more than any other factor to their economic survival and the quality of ...
  • Review of land reforms in Southern Africa, 2010 

    Kleinbooi, Karin (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2010)
    This book forms part of a learning programme on ‘Land Reform From Below: Decentralised Land Reform in Southern Africa’. Supported by the Austrian Development Agency, the programme was launched in 2007, and has since provided ...
  • 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 ...