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Livelihoods after land reform in South Africa
Over the past few decades, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa have pursued redistributive land reform as a means to address rural poverty. The Livelihoods after Land Reform (LaLR) study was carried out between 2007 and ...
Strategies to support South African smallholders as a contribution to government’s second economy strategy: Volume 1: Situation analysis, fieldwork findings and main conclusions
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
Within the ambit of the Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative of South Africa, government is leading a process to define a Second Economy Strategy. One of the opportunities that has been identified is the agricultural ...
Smallholders and agro-food value chains in South Africa: Emerging practices, emerging challenges
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
A key emerging strand in the development of smallholder agriculture in South Africa is the effort to integrate smallholders into corporate food retail value chains. In this, the private sector and government have a ...
Livelihoods after land reform: The South African case
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2012)
SA’s land reform regarded as a failure – economic objectives – the spectre of ‘failed projects’ – changing the racial pattern of land ownership – too slow • No consensus as to why, or what to do • Even so, ambitious ...
This study focuses on the potential contribution of redistributive land reform to employment creation. Can land redistribution be undertaken in a manner that also creates jobs, and if so, through which types of land use ...