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  • Multi-stakeholder process of co-designing small-scale fisheries policy in South Africa. 

    Isaacs, Moenieba (Springer Verlag, 2016)
    In 2005, a group of researchers, community-based organizations and lawyers got together with small-scale fishers to launch a class action law suit against the government of South Africa in its allocation system of Individual ...
  • Multilateral environmental agreements and land and resource rights in Africa 

    Saruchera, Munyaradzi; Kameri-Mbote, Patricia (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    Many African countries are signatories to a number of international and regional environmental treaties. These include the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild ...
  • Municipal case study Sakhisizwe Local Municipality, Eastern Cape 

    Aliber, Michael; Xabadiya, Avuyile (GTAC, 2020-03-31)
    This report presents the municipality case study for Sakhisizwe Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape. The goal of the report is to examine the employment creating potential of land redistribution in Sakhisizwe Local ...
  • Municipal case study: Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality, Limpopo 

    Bunce, Brittany (GTAC, 2020-03-31)
    The report provides a way forward for implementing a labour-intensive small-scale farming approach to land redistribution in the Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality (GTM) 1. The scenario presented in Table 8 of this report, ...
  • Municipal Case Study: Inkosi Langalibalele Local Municipality KwaZulu – Natal 

    Alcock, Rauri; Geraci, Marisia; Cousins, Ben (2020-03-31)
    This report presents a case study of Inkosi Local Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal. The goal of the report is to examine the employment creation potential of land redistribution in Inkosi Langalibalele, and its cost. The ...
  • Municipal commonage 

    Anderson, Megan; Pienaar, Kobus (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    The Municipal Commonage Programme of the Department of Land Affairs (DLA) aims to enable poor residents to access commonage lands in order to supplement incomes and enhance food security. New commonage accounted for 31% ...
  • Municipal commonage as a form of land redistribution: A case study of the new farms of Leliefontein, a communal reserve in Namaqualand, South Africa 

    Lebert, Tom (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    This paper examines the implementation of a quasi-commercial land use system on newly acquired municipal commonage in Leliefontein, a former ‘coloured reserve’ in Namaqualand, Northern Cape. This land has been ...
  • Narratives of scarcity: Framing the global land rush 

    Scoones, Ian; Smalley, Rebecca; Hall, Ruth; Tsikata, Dzodzi (Elsevier, 2019)
    Global resource scarcity has become a central policy concern, with predictions of rising populations, natural resource depletion and hunger. The narratives of scarcity that arise as a result justify actions to harness ...
  • Narratives of scarcity: Framing the global land rush 

    Scoones, Ian; Smalley, Rebecca; Hall, Ruth (Elsevier, 2019)
    Global resource scarcity has become a central policy concern, with predictions of rising populations, naturalresource depletion and hunger. The narratives of scarcity that arise as a result justify actions to harness ...
  • Nasruddin's key: poverty measurement and the government of marginal populations 

    du Toit, Andries (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape., 2011)
    This paper considers the role of ‘measurement’ and other forms of poverty knowledge in a context where the nature and direction of global economic growth is creating ‘surplus populations’ suffering various forms of ...
  • Nasruddin’s key: Poverty measurement and the government of marginal populations 

    du Toit, Andries (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    This paper considers the role of ‘measurement’ and other forms of poverty knowledge in a context where the nature and direction of global economic growth is creating ‘surplus populations’ suffering various forms of ...
  • National and provincial government spending on agriculture 

    PLAAS (PLAAS, 2010-12)
    By the end of 2010, the new policy direction for land reform has not been clear. The minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Nkwinti, announced that a Green Paper on Rural Development and Agrarian Transformation, ...
  • Natural resource management and land reform in southern Africa 

    Manjengwa, Jeanette (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2006)
    Throughout southern Africa, land holdings have remained significantly skewed between rich and poor, with discriminatory land tenure systems reflecting the land and agricultural policies adopted in colonial times and after ...
  • Nepad, land and resource rights 

    Saruchera, Munyaradzi; Omoweh, Daniel A (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (Nepad) is an overarching programme for revitalising Africa’s fortunes. It has a visionary tone, yet the way that it proposes to overcome Africa’s underdevelopment uncritically ...
  • The new alliance on food security and nutrition: what are the implications for Africa’s youth? 

    Hakizimana, Cyriaque (Future Agricultures Consortium, 2016)
    Young people are a growing proportion of Africa’s population and most live in poverty in rural areas. Despite urbanisation, in absolute numbers the rural youth are growing and agricultural development needs to prioritise ...
  • The New Alliance on food security and nutrition: What are the implications for Africa’s youth? 

    Hakizimana, Cyriaque (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    The ‘New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition’ (hereafter the ‘New Alliance’) is a partnership which was established between selected African countries, G8 members, and the private sector to ‘work together to accelerate ...
  • The New Alliance on Food Security and Nutrition: What are the Implications for Africa’s Youth? 

    Hakizimana, Cyriaque (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2016)
    The ‘New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition’ (hereafter the ‘New Alliance’) is a partnership which was established between selected African countries, G8 members, and the private sector to ‘work together to accelerate ...
  • The next great trek? South African commercial farmers move north 

    Hall, Ruth (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    This paper analyses the shifting role of South African farmers, agribusiness and capital elsewhere in southern Africa and the rest of the continent. It explores recent expansion trends, investigates the interests and agendas ...
  • Not enough state land to meet land reform targets 

    Kleinbooi, Karin; Dubb, Alex (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    Arguments that state land should be used to meet land redistribution targets are misleading. Very little state land is suitable for this purpose. Official data from 2002 show that only 2% of the total of 12.6 million ha ...
  • The occupational dimensions of poverty and disability 

    Duncan, Madeleine; Watson, Ruth (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2009-03)
    This paper is based on ongoing research into the form, performance and meaning of all the things that particularly vulnerable people do every day i.e. their occupations. Occupations are the building blocks for livelihood. ...