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  • Mainstreaming of HIV and Aids into South African fisheries policy 

    Isaacs, Moenieba; Hara, Mafaniso (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2008-11)
    This research investigated the drivers and the impact of HIV and Aids in fishing communities in South Africa, in order to assist the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism: Marine and Coastal Management ...
  • Mainstreaming of HIV and Aids into South African Fisheries Policy 

    Isaacs, Hara, Mafaniso Moenieba (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2008)
    This research investigated the drivers and the impact of HIV and Aids in fishing communities in South Africa, in order to assist the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism: Marine and Coastal Management ...
  • Mainstreaming of HIV and Aids into South African fisheries policy 

    Isaacs, Moenieba; Hara, Mafaniso (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2008)
    HIV/Aids is one of the most serious health, economic and social issues facing southern Africa today (UNAIDS; Heywood 2004). Although only 10% of the world’s population lives in Sub-Saharan Africa, 64% of the 39.5 million ...
  • Making investment work for Africa: A parliamentarian response to “land grabs” 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2011)
    A new wave of foreign investment in Africa’s farmland and water was triggered in 2008 by the growing demand in Europe and North America for biofuels, spikes in oil prices, the global food crisis and the world financial ...
  • Making rights work: Towards broader role for rights mobilisation in challenging poverty and inequality in South Afric 

    Tissington, Kate (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2010)
    This paper contemplates a broader conceptualisation/role for socio-economic rights use and mobilisation in South Africa, which not only mitigates the effects of poverty and inequality but also undertakes to address the ...
  • Making sense of 'evidence': Notes on the discursive politics of research and pro-poor policy making 

    du Toit, Andries (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2012-09)
    This paper explores some of the assumptions underlying ‘evidence based’ approaches to poverty reduction impact assessment. It argues that the discourse of Evidence-Based Policy (EBP) offers poor guidance to those who ...
  • Management of some commons in southern Africa: Implications for policy 

    Atkinson, Doreen; Taylor, Michael; Matose, Frank (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2006)
    Profound transformations in communal land tenure systems are taking place in parts of southern Africa that have resulted from decades of interventions, particularly the shrinking of the commonage through capture of extensive ...
  • Many land reform projects improve beneficiary livelihoods 

    Cousins, Ben; Dubb, Alex (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    Many land reform projects have improved the incomes and livelihoods of those who received land – despite inadequate government support for planning and production, and in the face of severe resource constraints.
  • Matzikama Local Municipality, Western Cape 

    Mayson, David; de Satgé, Rick; Manuel, Ivor; Losch, Bruno (GTAC, 2020-03-31)
    This study is part of the CBPEP/GTAC Project: Employment Intensive Land Reform in South Africa: Policies, Programmes and Capacities which aims to develop a set of options for rural land reform in South Africa aimed at ...
  • The membership problem in people-centred approaches to natural resource management in Southern Africa 

    Matose, Frank; Mandondo, Alois; Mosimane, Alfons; Aribeb, Karl; Chikozho, Claudious; Jones, Mike (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2006)
    Who should qualify to be a member of a natural resource management (NRM) programme in Southern Africa with the attendant benefits and responsibilities? In Zimbabwe, membership of such programmes could be described as ...
  • Mining, capital and dispossession in Limpopo, South Africa 

    Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2019)
    This Working Paper explains the processes by which land, water and other natural resources were seized, and their previous users dispossessed, for the purposes of capital accumulation by Ivanplats platinum mining company ...
  • The mining-conservation nexus: Rio Tinto, development ‘gifts’ and contested compensation in Madagascar 

    Seagle, Caroline (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    This paper traces a genealogy of land access and legitimisation strategies culminating in the recent convergence of multinational mining and conservation in southeast Madagascar. Drawing on empirical research carried out ...
  • Money and sociality in South Africa's informal economy 

    Neves, David; du Toit, Andries (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
    This article examines the interplay of agency, culture and context in order to consider the social embeddedness of money and trade at the margins of South Africa’s economy. Focusing on small-scale, survivalist informal ...
  • The Monster from the Green Lagoon Assessing the 2011 Green Paper on Land Reform 

    Cousins, Ben (2011)
    Background • Consensus across the board that LR is in deep trouble and unlikely to meet targets • Some argue that food security is of rising concern, given rising food prices (here and globally) • Minister Nkwinti: ...
  • More to life than economics and livelihoods: The politics of social protection and social development in post-apartheid South Africa 

    Cole, Josette (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2009-03)
    In the past fifteen years the South African government has consistently tried to address chronic and structural poverty, using a variety of policy and programmatic interventions with uneven success. But, as the latest ...
  • 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 ...