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  • Another countryside? Policy options for land and agrarian reform in South Africa 

    Aliber, Michael; Andrews, Mercia; Baiphethi, Mompati; Cliffe, Lionel; Hall, Ruth; Jacobs, Peter; Jara, Mazibuko; Kleinbooi, Karin; Lahiff, Edward; Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    Land reform in South Africa is a political project that has foundered. For years, the process has been variously described as being ‘in crisis’, ‘at a crossroads’, ‘at an impasse’ or simply ’stuck’. This still seems as ...
  • Developmental social policies for the poor in South Africa: Exploring options to enhance impacts? 

    Jacobs, Peter; Ngcobo, Nonkululeko; Hart, Tim; Baipheti, Mompati (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2010)
    Options to enhance the developmental impact of South Africa’s comprehensive suite of social protection policies have attracted considerable research and policy interest. The country’s society safety nets appear to be ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Strategies to support South African smallholders as a contribution to government’s second economy strategy. Volume 1: Situation analysis, fieldwork findings and main conclusions 

    Aliber, Michael; Baiphethi, Mompati; de Satge, Rick; Denison, Jonathan; Hart, Tim; Jacobs, Peter; van Averbeke, Wim (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    Within the ambit of the Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative of South Africa, government is leading a process to define a Second Economy Strategy, and has identified the agricultural sector as a site of opportunity, ...
  • Strategies to support South African smallholders as a contribution to government’s second economy strategy: Volume 1: Situation analysis, fieldwork findings and main conclusions 

    Aliber, Michael; Baiphethi, Mompati; de Satge, Rick; Denison, Jonathan; Hart, Tim; Jacobs, Peter; van Averbeke, Wim; Alcock, Rauri; Antwi, Mike; Belete, Abenet; Cousins, Ben; Field, Larry; Mariga, Irvine; Masika, Patrick; Materechera, Simeon; Mayson, David; Monde, Nomakhaya; Tapela, Barbara (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    Within the ambit of the Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative of South Africa, government is leading a process to define a Second Economy Strategy. One of the opportunities that has been identified is the agricultural ...
  • Support for agricultural development 

    Jacobs, Peter (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2003)
    In South Africa, land reform has to be more than securing land rights and transferring a certain number of hectares to black people. Broadly speaking, it has to take into account the uneven spatial development patterns ...