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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 ...
Nasruddin's key: poverty measurement and the government of marginal populations
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape., 2011)
This paper considers the role of ‘measurement’ and other forms of poverty knowledge in a context where the nature and direction of global economic growth is creating ‘surplus populations’ suffering various forms of ...
The trouble with poverty: reflections on South Africa's post-apartheid anti-poverty consensus
(PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2012)
This paper considers the state of poverty discourse in South Africa since 1994: the ideological frameworks, narratives and assumptions that have shaped the construction of poverty as an object of academic knowledge, ...
Farm workers and farm dwellers in Limpopo, South Africa: struggles over tenure, livelihoods and justice
(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 ...
Development policy planning in Ghana: The case of health care provision
(European Scientific Institute, 2014)
This paper examines the historical development of health policy in Ghana within the framework of financial, geographical accessibility and the availability of health care. Historically, health policy has been urban ...
Crime and HIV/AIDS in the Western Cape: business support organizations and business owners' perceptions
(Academic Journals, 2007)
Economic growth will be severely curtailed if crime and HIV/AIDS is not effectively dealt with. Despite the fact that the business support organizations and the SMME owners are dissatisfied with the crime situation, the ...