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Reframing the New Alliance agenda: A critical assessment based on insights from Tanzania
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
A dedicated investment in smallholder farmers to enable them to improve their land use and productivity is critical to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth in African countries. The New Alliance for Food Security and ...
Rights without illusions: The potential and limits of rights-based approaches to securing land tenure in rural South Africa
(Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011-05)
Summarising the trajectory of tenure policy and law making from 1994 through to the present, the paper shows how discourses of rights, citizenship and democracy shape policies and legislation. We assess the policies and ...
Position papers for the national Land tenure summit
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
The attached position papers were written by researchers based at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of the Western Cape, and at the Centre for Law and Society, University of Cape Town. ...
Rural resource grabs or necessary inward investment? The politics of land and water in Africa
(International Institute for Environment and Development, 2015)
What has happened since the furore broke over the corporate land rush in Africa? Field-based research has exposed new realities that challenge the linear suggestions of a ‘grab’. As the process unfolds and our understanding ...