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Revisiting unresolved questions: land, food and agriculture
(University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2011)
This article explores three articles from the perspective of 2011. They are Makhosazane Gcabashe and Alan Mabin’s ‘Preparing to negotiate the land question’ (Transformation 11), Tom Bennett’s ‘Human rights and the African ...
Africa's land rush: rural livelihoods and agrarian change
(James Currey, 2015)
This book is 'the most historically grounded, lucid and nuanced understanding to date of the complex political economy of the contemporary rush for land in Africa' according to Professor Adebayo Olukoshi, Director of of ...
Large-scale land deals in Southern Africa: voices of the people
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
This book presents case studies of large-scale land deals in Southern Africa. It aims to provide an accessible and vivid window into the lived realities and responses of rural people who are affected by such deals. For ...
Inclusive business models in agriculture? Learning from smallholder cane growers in Mozambique
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
Amidst the increasing corporate investment in African farmland the term ‘inclusive business model’ has become a catchphrase touted as an opportunity for incorporating smallholder farmers alongside large-scale commercial ...
Towards a national minimum wage: what do we know about wages and employment in agriculture?
• Agriculture is a good sector to learn from when considering a national minimum wage because: – It is historically a low-wage sector – It has been shedding jobs – It is enormously diverse – A minimum wage was introduced ...