Recent Submissions

  • Africa's land rush: rural livelihoods and agrarian change 

    Hall, Ruth; Scoones, Ian; Tsikata, Dzodzi (James Currey, 2015)
    This book is 'the most historically grounded, lucid and nuanced understanding to date of the complex political economy of the contemporary rush for land in Africa' according to Professor Adebayo Olukoshi, Director of of ...
  • Large-scale land deals in Southern Africa: voices of the people 

    Hall, Ruth; Gausi, Joseph; Matondi, Prosper; Muduva, Theodor; Nhancale, Camilo; Phiri, Dimuna; Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    This book presents case studies of large-scale land deals in Southern Africa. It aims to provide an accessible and vivid window into the lived realities and responses of rural people who are affected by such deals. For ...
  • Farm workers and farm dwellers in Limpopo, South Africa: struggles over tenure, livelihoods and justice 

    Zamchiya, Phillan; Shirinda, Shirhami; Hall, Ruth; Wisborg, Poul (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, 2013)
    In the late 1990s land and agrarian issues remained a barrier to the enjoyment of human rights and justice for millions of South Africans. With funding from the Norwegian government, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights ...
  • Community response: decline of the Chambo in Lake Malawi's Southeast arm 

    Hara, Mafaniso (Springer, 2011)
    Small-scale fisheries are a major source of food and employment around the world. Yet, many small-scale fishers work in conditions that are neither safe nor secure. Millions of them are poor, and often they are socially ...