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Livelihoods after land reform in South Africa
Over the past few decades, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa have pursued redistributive land reform as a means to address rural poverty. The Livelihoods after Land Reform (LaLR) study was carried out between 2007 and ...
Land redistribution in South Africa: Towards decolonisation or recolonisation?
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Contrary to populist political discourses, in South Africa the ruling party’s approach to land policy is reproducing paternalistic relations that echo apartheid practices and represent the ’colonial present’. This reality ...
Elite capture and state neglect: new evidence on South Africa’s land reform
(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 ...
Creating learning and action space in South Africa’s post-apartheid land redistribution program
(SAGE Publications, 2017)
This paper uses the case of South Africa’s latest land redistribution strategy known as the Proactive Land Acquisition Strategy, to explore whether, and how, research can have direct and positive impacts on beneficiaries ...