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  • Commons governance in Southern Africa 

    Hara, Mafaniso; Matose, Frank; Wilson, Doug; Raakjær, Jesper; Magole, Lapologang; Magole, Lefatshe; Demotts, Rachel; Njaya, Friday; Turner, Stephen; Buscher, Bram; Haller, Tobias; Mvula, Peter; Binauli, Lucy; Chabwela, Harry; Kapasa, Cyprian; Mhlanga, Lindah; Nyikahadzoi, Kefasi (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2009-06-28)
    This Policy Brief is based on synthetic studies undertaken by participants in the Cross Sectoral Commons Governance in Southern Africa (CROSCOG) project between 2007 and 2009, funded by the European Commission (European ...
  • The impact of land restitution and land reform on livelihoods 

    Hall, Ruth (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
    This report investigates emerging trends evident in the limited literature available on the impact of land restitution on livelihoods, and suggests ways of thinking about, and planning for, livelihoods. The report has ...
  • Livelihoods after land reform in South Africa 

    Aliber, Michael; Cousins, Ben (Wiley, 2013)
    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 ...
  • Livelihoods and sharing: Trends in a Lesotho village, 1976–2004 

    Turner, Stephen (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape & Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc. (CARE), 2005-10)
    The study compares the livelihoods and inter-household sharing mechanisms in a Lesotho village across a 28 year period. The report examines the complex socio-economic structures and systems that are in place in the rural ...
  • Rural livelihoods in South Africa: complexity, vulnerability and differentiation 

    Neves, David; du Toit, Andries; Neves, David (Blackwell Publishing, 2013)
    The livelihoods of South Africa’s rural African poor have long been characterized by diverse activities, and intertwined with urban opportunities. This paper examines the interlinked nature of land, employment and rural ...
  • Social reproduction, accumulation and class differentiation: small-scale sugarcane growers in Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 

    Dubb, Alex (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2012)
    This paper argues that the rise and decline of small-scale sugarcane grower (SSG) production in KwaZulu-Natal must be historically located within a changing structural relationship with miller-processors, in turn conditioned ...
  • Trans-boundary natural resources management in Southern Africa: Local historical and livelihood realities within the Great Limpopo Trans-frontier Conservation Area 

    Whande, Webster (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
    The end of apartheid rule in South Africa, together with the termination of the civil war in Mozambique and the occupation of Namibia by South Africa in the early 1990s, seemed to herald profound changes in international ...