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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 ...
  • Changing agro-food systems: The impact of big agro-investors on food rights. Case studies in Mozambique and Zambia 

    Joala, Refiloe; Zamchiya, Phillan; Ntauazi, Clemente; Musole, Patrick; Katebe, Ceasar (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2016)
    This book presents case studies on changing agro-food systems in Southern Africa within the context of large-scale land-based and agri-business investments. By capturing the testimonies of local people in rural settings, ...
  • Changing agro-food systems: The impact of big agro-investors on food rights: Case studies in Mozambique and Zambia 

    Joala, Refiloe; Zamchiya, Phillan; Ntauazi, Clemente; Musole, Patrick; Katebe, Ceasar (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    This book presents case studies that offer some insights into the rapid process of change underway in African agro-food systems, and in Southern Africa in particular, within the context of land-based and agricultural ...
  • Commercialisation of land and ‘Land Grabbing': Implications for Land Rights and livelihoods in Malawi 

    Zamchiya, Phillan; Gausi, Joseph (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    This study investigates the processes and impact of commercialisation of land in Malawi – specifically the acquisition of huge tracts of communal lands by foreign companies and local elites for sugarcane production in ...
  • Farm workers and farm dwellers in Limpopo, South Africa: struggles over tenure, livelihoods and justice 

    Zamchiya, Phillan; Shirinda, Shirhami; Hall, Ruth; Wisborg, Poul (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, 2013)
    In the late 1990s land and agrarian issues remained a barrier to the enjoyment of human rights and justice for millions of South Africans. With funding from the Norwegian government, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights ...
  • Farm workers and farm dwellers in Limpopo, South Africa: Struggles over tenure, livelihoods and justice 

    Wisborg, Poul; Hall, Ruth; Shirinda, Shirhami; Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    Stories about farm workers and dwellers losing their homes, land and livelihoods are common in contemporary South Africa, and also in Limpopo Province. Around 1988, Grace M.1 and her children were evicted from a Limpopo ...
  • Farm workers and farm dwellers in Limpopo, South Africa: Struggles over tenure, livelihoods and justice 

    Wisborg, Poul; Hall, Ruth; Shirinda, Shirhami; Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    In the late 1990s land and agrarian issues remained a barrier to the enjoyment of human rights and justice for millions of South Africans. With funding from the Norwegian government, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights ...
  • Foreign investments and livelihoods in northern Zambia 

    Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2018-12)
    This study employs a wider livelihoods approach to challenge some insular neo-classical economic narratives on the nature, process and impact of large-scale land acquisitions on smallholder farmers living on Africa’s ...
  • Large-scale land deals in Southern Africa voices of the people 

    Hall, Ruth; Gausi, Joseph; Matondi, Prosper; Nhancale, Camilo; Phiri, Dimuna; Zamchiya, Phillan; Muduva, Theodor (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2015)
    This book presents case studies of large-scale land deals in Southern Africa. It aims to provide an accessible and vivid window into the lived realities and responses of rural people who are affected by such deals. For ...
  • Large-scale land deals in Southern Africa: voices of the people 

    Hall, Ruth; Gausi, Joseph; Matondi, Prosper; Muduva, Theodor; Nhancale, Camilo; Phiri, Dimuna; Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    This book presents case studies of large-scale land deals in Southern Africa. It aims to provide an accessible and vivid window into the lived realities and responses of rural people who are affected by such deals. For ...
  • Large-scale land deals in Southern Africa: Voices of the people 

    Hall, Ruth; Gausi, Joseph; Matondi, Prosper; Muduva, Theodor; Nhancale, Camilo; Phiri, Dimuna; Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    This book of case studies addresses situations in which commercial projects are planned on land held by rural communities. These include big farming projects by foreign and local companies, farmers becoming out-growers selling ...
  • Mining, capital and dispossession in Limpopo, South Africa 

    Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2019)
    This Working Paper explains the processes by which land, water and other natural resources were seized, and their previous users dispossessed, for the purposes of capital accumulation by Ivanplats platinum mining company ...
  • 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 ...