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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 ...
Rethinking food security Agro-food systems change and the Right to Food in Southern Africa (Malawi)
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2019)
This information resource serves as a practical guide aimed at state officials and policymakers on the right to food and critical perspectives on changing agro-food systems within the context of climate change. It does so ...
Improving policy coherence for food security and nutrition in South Africa: a qualitative policy analysis
(Springer Netherlands, 2018)
Like most other low and middle-income countries, South Africa must address a rising burden of diet-related chronic disease in a situation of persistent food insecurity and undernutrition. Supply-side policy interventions ...
Social grants, remittances, and food security: does the source of income matter?
(Food Security, 2019)
Large numbers of South Africans receive social grants (public transfers) or remittances (private transfers), and yet one in four South Africans is food insecure. The purpose of this paper is to address two questions: do ...
Changing agro-food systems: The impact of big agro-investors on food rights. Case studies in Mozambique and Zambia
(Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2016)
This book presents case studies on changing agro-food systems in Southern Africa within the context of large-scale land-based and agri-business investments. By capturing the testimonies of local people in rural settings, ...