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Faith-based organisations, local governance and citizenship in South Africa
(University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2009)
Community response: decline of the Chambo in Lake Malawi's Southeast arm
Small-scale fisheries are a major source of food and employment around the world. Yet, many small-scale fishers work in conditions that are neither safe nor secure. Millions of them are poor, and often they are socially ...
An institutional approach for developing South African inland freshwater fisheries for improved food security and rural livelihoods
(Water Research Commission, 2014)
South Africa has over 4 700 storage dams, about 700 of which are owned and controlled by Government. Public dams were primarily constructed for domestic, irrigation and industrial water supply. Over time secondary uses for ...
Citizenship, community participation and social change: The case of area coordinating teams in Cape Town, South Africa
Social change does not roll in under the wheels of inevitability On the contrary; we have to organize for it, mobilize for it, struggle for it and indeed, plan for it. This is especially so in a country such as South Africa, ...
Dynamics of building a better society: Reflections on ten years of development cooperation and capacity building
(SUN Media, 2014)
The modern world is an environment of rapid change. Per Dalin points out that we are experiencing an unprecedented ten revolutions occurring simultaneously. There are revolutions prompted by globalisation and the population ...
The politics of social change and the transition to democratic governance: Community participation in post-apartheid South Africa
Community participation, i.e. the direct involvement/engagement of ordinary people in the affairs of planning, governance and overall development programs at the local or grassroots level, has become an integral part of ...
Fragmented participation in management of the fishery for small pelagic fish in South Africa – inclusion of small-rights holders is a complex matter
(NISC (Pty) Ltd (National Inquiry Services Centre), 2014)
The reasons why most small-rights holders do not participate in management of the fishery for small pelagic fish (‘small pelagics’) in South Africa, despite legislation and policy encouraging their participation, were ...
Shallow waters: social science research in South Africa's marine environment
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
This paper provides an overview of social science research in the marine environment of South Africa for the period 1994–2012. A bibliography based on a review of relevant literature and social science projects funded under ...
Contested resources: Challenges to the governance of natural resources in Southern Africa
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2002)
Papers from the International Symposium on ‘Contested Resources: Challenges to Governance of Natural Resources in Southern Africa. Emerging perspectives from Norwegian-Southern African collaborative research’ held at The ...
Crew members in South Africa’s squid industry: Whether they have benefited from transformation and governance reforms
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2008-10)
Although crew members form bedrock of the squid industry, they have not benefited from the transformation and governance reforms because: the harvesting technique necessitates incentivisation of individual effort; they are ...