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  • Civil society and social movements: Advocacy for land and resource rights in Africa 

    Saruchera, Munyaradzi; Odhiambo, Michael O (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    Civil society formations in Africa have historically played an important part in the establishment of organising people in the pursuit of common goals. The majority of Africa’s people reside in rural areas where they ...
  • Common property resources and privatisation trends in Southern Africa 

    Saruchera, Munyaradzi; Fakir, Saliem (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    Access to common property resources (CPRs) is a significant part of the land resource base and therefore the livelihoods of many poor rural people. However, despite their central importance, CPRs are declining throughout ...
  • Community conservancies in Namibia: An effective institutional model for commons management? 

    Skyer, Patricia; Saruchera, Munyaradzi (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    Common property resources (CPRs) remain of great significance for livelihoods among rural and poor communities of the world. CPRs are particularly important because in many contexts they remain resources of last resort ...
  • The context of land and resource rights struggles in Africa 

    Saruchera, Munyaradzi (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    Africa’s poor are heavily dependent on land and natural resources for livelihood, but some governments continue to resist transferring full resource management rights to them. This risks the loss or degradation of these ...
  • 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 ...
  • Multilateral environmental agreements and land and resource rights in Africa 

    Saruchera, Munyaradzi; Kameri-Mbote, Patricia (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    Many African countries are signatories to a number of international and regional environmental treaties. These include the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...