Browsing Policy Briefs (PLAAS) by Title
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(Future Agricultures Consortium, 2016)Young people are a growing proportion of Africa’s population and most live in poverty in rural areas. Despite urbanisation, in absolute numbers the rural youth are growing and agricultural development needs to prioritise ...
Plantation, outgrower and medium-scale commercial farming in Ghana: which model provides better prospects for local development? (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape and Future Agricultures Consortium, 2016)African governments are making important policy choices in their quest to modernise agriculture, with some promoting largescale farming on plantations while others promote small- or medium-scale commercial farming.
(PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-10)Since the 2005 Land Summit, new approaches to land reform have been on the agenda, yet there remains little clarity on the way forward. The main focus has been on means of accelerating the redistribution of land through ...
(PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2009-11)Decentralising the administration of communally-owned land to a local system in Botswana was a sound objective and could be pursued elsewhere in the region. Yet, despite Botswana having grappled relatively successfully ...