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Joint ventures in the flag Boshielo irrigation scheme, South Africa: A history of smallholders, states and business
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
In the global debates on the modes of farming, including irrigated farming, that are viable for the majority of rural people, three models prevail: (i) smallholder family farming; (ii) farming led by agribusiness’ ...
Joint ventures in the Flag Boshielo Irrigation Scheme, South Africa: a history of smallholders, states and business
(International Water Management Institute (IWMI)., 2018)
For over a century, debates about the relation between farm size, mode of farming and land productivity have shaped agrarian policies, programs and research across the world. Until the 2000s, the pendulum tended to swing ...
Water for agrarian reform and rural poverty eradication: Where is the leak?
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2010)
The distribution of water use is undoubtedly the sharpest inequality inherited from the past in South Africa, with a Gini Coefficient of 0.96 and higher. Unfortunately, as the review in this paper suggests, the gap is even ...