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  • Economic informality in South Africa: practice & policy 

    Neves, David (2015)
    SA context: • High poverty & unemployment, yet small SMME sector. • Informal sector: African, low earning, female & retail dominated. • Inhibited by: – Spatial, labour market & ‘human capital’ legacies
  • The effect of varying dietary nutrient densities on the relative growth of ostrich body components 

    Brand, T. S.; Kritzinger, Werné J.; Jordaan, Leanne (OpenJournals Publishing AOSIS (Pty) Ltd, 2020)
    The influence of varying dietary protein and energy levels on the relative growth of body components of ostriches was evaluated over a 244-day growth period. One hundred twenty 1-day-old ostrich chicks were randomly ...
  • Efficacy of rights based management within an ecosystems approach to fisheries - Small pelagics in South Africa 

    Hara, Mafaniso (2013)
    • South Africa issued long-term fishing rights (2006 to 2020) for most commercial species Long-term rights a form of Rights Based Management (RBM) approach • Has committed itself to introduce an Ecosystems Approach to ...
  • Efficacy of rights-based management of small pelagic fish within an ecosystems approach to fisheries in South Africa 

    Hara, Mafaniso (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    South Africa’s small pelagics fishery is moving towards a management strategy using an ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF), with rights-based management (RBM) as the key rights allocation system. While EAF strives to ...
  • Elite capture and state neglect: new evidence on South Africa’s land reform 

    Hall, Ruth; Kepe, Thembela (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    The most recent incarnation of South Africa’s land reform is a model of state purchase of farms to be provided on leasehold, rather than transferring title. This briefing presents headline findings from our field research ...
  • Elite capture and state neglect: new evidence on South Africa’s land reform 

    Hall, Ruth; Kepe, Thembela (Routledge, 2017)
    South Africa’s land reform is in flux – and, arguably, in crisis. We argue here that the widespread criticism of its slow pace fails to capture the extent of this crisis. Our argument follows from that of Lionel Cliffe ...
  • Elite capture and state neglect: new evidence on South Africa’s land reform 

    Hall, Ruth; Kepe, Thembela (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    South Africa’s land reform is in flux – and, arguably, in crisis. We argue here that the widespread criticism of its slow pace fails to capture the extent of this crisis. Our argument follows from that of Lionel Cliffe ...
  • Elite Capture in Land Redistribution in South Africa 

    Mtero, Farai; Gumede, Nkanyiso; Ramantsima, Katlego (PLAAS, 2019-12-03)
    The research on elite capture in land redistribution in South Africa was conceived against the background of a significant decline in systematic research on land reform outcomes. Data on land reform outcomes and more ...
  • Elite land grabbing in Namibian communal areas and its impact on subsistence farmers’ livelihoods 

    Odendaal, Willem (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    This brief examines some emerging trends and dynamics in changing power relations in rural Namibian communities due to emerging new elites and the threats to subsistence farmers’ access to communal land and ...
  • Elite land grabbing in Namibian communal areas and its impact on subsistence farmers’ livelihoods 

    Odendaal, Willem (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Large scale land acquisitions by foreign investors in Africa for agricultural purposes continue to capture attention worldwide. In recent years Namibia has received some proposals from multi-national agricultural ...
  • Emancipatory rural politics: confronting authoritarian populism 

    Scoones, Ian; Edelman, Marc; Borras Jr., Saturnino M.; Hall, Ruth; Wolford, Wendy; White, Ben (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
    A new political moment is underway. Although there are significant differences in how this is constituted in different places, one manifestation of the new moment is the rise of distinct forms of authoritarian populism. ...
  • Emerging rooibos farmer market access project 

    Kruger, Sandra; du Toit, Andries; Keahey, Jennifer; Murray, Douglas; Raynolds, Laura; Ryser, Lisa (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Global markets increasingly require rapid and coordinated response to standards and certification. Yet despite broad political transformations in post‐Apartheid South Africa, structural power relations limit emerging farmer ...
  • eMpangisweni community trust claim 

    Tilley, Susan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
    This diagnostic study examines the case of the restoration of ten farms in KwaZulu-Natal, in the area of abaQulusi Local Municipality and Zululand District Municipality, to the eMpangisweni Community Trust in 2003. The ...
  • Employment-intensive land reform in South Africa 

    GTAC (GTAC, 2020)
    The Capacity Building Programme for Employment Promotion (CBPEP) is an EU-funded initiative aimed at assisting the Government of South Africa to attain its goal of reducing unemployment, by building state and institutional ...
  • [En]gendering the norms of customary inheritance in Botswana and South Africa 

    Kingwill, Rosalie (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
    The article responds to the article by Weinberg in this issue. She traces the trajectory of court hearings concerning the contested inheritance of land in Botswana, which, after several prior judgements eventually resulted ...
  • Enhancing food and nutrition security in a corporate-dominated food system 

    Greenberg, Stephen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2017)
    South Africa faces a ‘dual burden’ of malnutrition, with persistent under-nutrition coinciding with rising rates of diet-related NCDs (e.g. diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers). According to a recent national ...
  • Evaluating land and agrarian reform in South Africa : Farm tenure 

    Hall, Ruth (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2003)
    Farm dwellers are among the poorest South Africans. Most have access to residential land only. A minority has access to grazing land for their livestock or to arable land for cultivation, in return for which they may be ...
  • Evaluating land and agrarian reform in South Africa : Final Report 

    Hall, Ruth; Jacobs, Peter; Lahiff, Edward (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2003)
    Land dispossession was a key feature of racism under colonial rule and apartheid in South Africa. More than 3.5 million people were forcibly removed in the period 1960 to 1983 alone, through homeland consolidation, removals ...
  • Evaluating land and agrarian reform in South Africa : Joint ventures 

    Mayson, David (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2003)
    Joint ventures (JVs) are an increasingly common feature of the process of land and agrarian reform in South Africa. They involve black people who currently have land rights or who are land reform beneficiaries and will be ...
  • Evaluating land and agrarian reform in South Africa : Land redistribution 

    Jacobs, Peter; Lahiff, Edward; Hall, Ruth (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2003)
    Land dispossession during the colonial era and the decades of apartheid rule produced a highly unequal pattern of land ownership and widespread rural poverty in South Africa. When a democratically elected government came ...