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Large-scale land acquisitions in Zambia: Evidence to inform policy
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Land in Zambia plays a vital role in sustaining livelihoods, ensuring food security and reducing poverty. If people are not able to access land (including communal interests, such as lands for grazing or access to water ...
Local food geographies: The nature and extent of food insecurity in South Africa
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016-08)
Food insecurity is a challenge for most countries in the Global South. South Africa is no exception - a significant proportion of its population still remains in poverty and is therefore vulnerable to food insecurity. ...
Developmental social policies for the poor in South Africa: Exploring options to enhance impacts?
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2010)
Options to enhance the developmental impact of South Africa’s comprehensive suite of social protection policies have attracted considerable research and policy interest. The country’s society safety nets appear to be ...
Regional fish trade in Africa: Potential for food security, reducing poverty and fisheries management
Sub-Saharan Africa: context • One of the regions in the world suffering from high rates of hunger and poverty. • 26% of the world’s hungry people were located in sub-Saharan Africa in 2010 (FAO and WFP,2010) • Chronic ...