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  • Backing small-scale fishers: Opportunities and challenges in transforming the fish sector 

    Isaacs, Moenieba; Hara, Mafaniso (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2015)
    Globally, small-scale fisheries play a significant role in food security, poverty reduction and income generation (Béné et al 2007; Heck et al 2007; Béné et al 2010; FAO 2003). At the 2008 Global Conference on Small-Scale ...
  • Constituting the commons in the new South Africa 

    Isaacs, Moenieba; Mohamed, Najma; Ntshona, Zolile; Turner, Stephen (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2000)
    This set of papers results from participation by staff members of the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies in the eighth biennial conference of the International Association for the Study of Common Property, held at ...
  • Current state of extension and advisory services in South African fisheries 

    Hara, Mafaniso; Isaacs, Moenieba (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2012)
    The fishing industry can be divided into marine, recreational, aquaculture and inland sub-sectors. The marine sub-sector is the main commercial fishing sector comprised of industrial fishing and also smallscale fishing, ...
  • Current state of extension and advisory services in South African fisheries 

    Hara, Mafaniso; Isaacs, Moenieba (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2012)
    The fishing industry can be divided into marine, recreational, aquaculture and inland sub-sectors. The marine sub-sector is the main commercial fishing sector comprised of industrial fishing and also smallscale fishing, ...
  • Current state of extension and advisory services in South African fisheries 

    Hara, Mafaniso; Isaacs, Moenieba (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2012)
    The fishing industry can be divided into marine, recreational, aquaculture and inland sub-sectors. The marine sub-sector is the main commercial fishing sector comprised of industrial fishing and also small-scale fishing, ...
  • A decision support tool for response to global change in marine systems: the IMBER-ADApT Framework 

    Bundy, Alida; Chuenpagdee, Ratana; Cooley, Sarah R; Defeo, Omar; Glaeser, Bernhard; Guillotreau, Patrice; Isaacs, Moenieba; Mitsutaku, Makino; Perry, Ian R (John Wiley & Sons, 2016)
    Global change is occurring now, often with consequences far beyond those anticipated. Although there is a wide range of assessment approaches available to address-specific aspects of global change, there is currently no ...
  • The humble sardine (small pelagics): fish as food or fodder 

    Isaacs, Moenieba (BioMed Central Ltd., 2016)
    Background: The group of small pelagic fish is the largest species group landed globally. A significant proportion of this nutrient-rich food is processed and lost to livestock feed, fish feed, fish oil, pet food and ...
  • 'It's all about money! Implementation of South Africaís new fisheries policy 

    Hersoug, Bjorn; Isaacs, Moenieba (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2001)
    This paper was originally written as part of an economics study commissioned by the Chief Directorate: Marine and Coastal Management (MCM) of the South African Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEAT). Since ...
  • Land and agrarian reform in integrated development plans (IDPs) 

    Hall, Ruth; Isaacs, Moenieba; Saruchera, Munyaradzi (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
    This research study were conducted in late 2004 and the fi ndings presented to the Department of Provincial and Local Government (DPLG) and shared with the Department of Land Affairs (DLA) in 2005. Since then, some ...
  • 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, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Restitution of land rights amendment bill 2013 

    Cousins, Ben; Hall, Ruth; Isaacs, Moenieba; Paradza, Gaynor (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    1.1. This document represents a response from researchers at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies to the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill as published on 19 October 2013. It is a statement by the ...
  • Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill 2013 

    Cousins, Ben; Hall, Ruth; Isaacs, Moenieba; Paradza, Gaynor (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    This document represents a response from researchers at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies to the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill as published on 19 October 2013. It is a statement by the ...
  • Small-scale fisheries governance and understanding the snoek (Thyrsites atun) supply chain in the Ocean View fishing community, Western Cape, South Africa 

    Isaacs, Moenieba (Resilience Alliance, 2013)
    Postapartheid fisheries reform in South Africa, through the Marine Living Resources Act (MLRA) 18 of 1998, used individual transferable quotas (ITQs) to broaden resource access through allocating quotas to new entrants, ...
  • South African fisheries reform – past, present and future? 

    Isaacs, Moenieba; Hara, Mafaniso; Nielsen, Jesper Raakjar (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2004)
    Two approaches to transformation of the South African fishery industry were adopted after the advent of democracy: the broadening of access rights to new rights holders (individuals and companies) through state intervention ...
  • A Toolkit for Participatory Action Research 

    Hall, Ruth; Brent, Zoe; Franco, Jenny; Isaacs, Moenieba; Shegro, Tsegaye (International Development Research Centre (IDRC)-Canada, 2017)
    This Guide is drawn from experience in the action research project “Bottom-up accountability initiatives and largescale land acquisitions in Africa”. The project aimed to bring the international soft law instrument, the ...