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  • Decentralised land governance: Case studies and local voices from Botswana, Madagascar and Mozambique 

    Kleinbooi, Karin; de Satgé, Rick; Tanner, Christopher (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2011)
    Decentralisation has been on the Southern African development agenda for a long time. It is a concept which appears deceptively simple. The principle of subsidiarity holds that decision making about local development ...
  • Joint ventures in agriculture: Lessons from land reform projects in South Africa 

    Lahiff, Edward; Davis, Nerhene; Manenzhe, Tshililo (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2012)
    This report presents findings from research on joint ventures in South Africa’s agricultural sector. The South African experience presents major specificities linked to its history and its recent land reform programme, ...
  • Bringing marginalised livelihoods into focus, 2008-2011 

    Poniter, Rebecca (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2012)
  • Joint ventures in agriculture: Lessons from land reform projects in South Africa 

    Lahiff, Edward; Davis, Nerhene; Manenzhe, Tshililo (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2012)
    Recent years have witnessed renewed interest in ‘inclusive business models’ in agriculture, as part of wider discussions about growing agricultural investment in lower income countries. Inclusive models aim to include ...
  • 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 ...
  • Smallholders and agro-food value chains in South Africa: Emerging practices, emerging challenges 

    Greenberg, Stephen (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    A key emerging strand in the development of smallholder agriculture in South Africa is the effort to integrate small-holders into corporate food retail value chains. In this, the private sector and government have a common ...
  • Farm workers and farm dwellers in Limpopo, South Africa: Struggles over tenure, livelihoods and justice 

    Wisborg, Poul; Hall, Ruth; Shirinda, Shirhami; Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    Stories about farm workers and dwellers losing their homes, land and livelihoods are common in contemporary South Africa, and also in Limpopo Province. Around 1988, Grace M.1 and her children were evicted from a Limpopo ...
  • Annual report 2012 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2013)
    In much of the global South the instability in global financial systems continued to have dire effects – and there were many worrying signs that the serious food price inflation the world experienced in 2008 would return. ...
  • Farm workers and farm dwellers in Limpopo, South Africa: Struggles over tenure, livelihoods and justice 

    Wisborg, Poul; Hall, Ruth; Shirinda, Shirhami; Zamchiya, Phillan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 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 ...
  • Smallholders and agro-food value chains in South Africa: Emerging practices, emerging challenges 

    Aliber, Michael; Armour, Jack; Chikazunga, Davison; Cousins, Ben; Davis, Nerhene; Greenberg, Stephen; Khumalo, Lusito D; Lewis, Marc; Louw, Andre; Nkomo, Mandla; Paradza, Gaynor (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    A key emerging strand in the development of smallholder agriculture in South Africa is the effort to integrate smallholders into corporate food retail value chains. In this, the private sector and government have a ...
  • PLAAS annual report 2013 

    PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2014)
    This Act is most commonly associated with the consolidation of the colonial ‘land grab’, which had gathered force during the previous 200 years, and with helping to create the framework for the infamous ‘Black Spot ...
  • Small-scale fisheries (SSF) policy: A handbook for fishing communities 

    Masifundise Development Trust; Too Big to Ignore (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    The Marine Living Resources Act, 18 of 1998 (MLRA), excluded smallscale and artisanal fishers who catch and sell fish to sustain livelihoods. Furthermore, it also excluded those involved in post harvesting and other activities ...
  • 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 ...
  • Large-scale land deals in Southern Africa voices of the people 

    Hall, Ruth; Gausi, Joseph; Matondi, Prosper; Nhancale, Camilo; Phiri, Dimuna; Zamchiya, Phillan; Muduva, Theodor (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 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 ...
  • 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 of case studies addresses situations in which commercial projects are planned on land held by rural communities. These include big farming projects by foreign and local companies, farmers becoming out-growers selling ...
  • Changing agro-food systems: The impact of big agro-investors on food rights. Case studies in Mozambique and Zambia 

    Joala, Refiloe; Zamchiya, Phillan; Ntauazi, Clemente; Musole, Patrick; Katebe, Ceasar (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2016)
    This book presents case studies on changing agro-food systems in Southern Africa within the context of large-scale land-based and agri-business investments. By capturing the testimonies of local people in rural settings, ...
  • Sistemas agro- alimentares em mutação: O impacto dos grandes agro-investidores sobre o direito à alimentação. Estudos de caso em Moçambique 

    Joala, Refiloe; Zamchiya, Phillan; Ntauazi, Clemente; Musole, Patrick; Katebe, Ceasar (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2016)
    Este livro apresenta estudos de caso sobre os sistemas agro-alimentares em mutação na África Austral, no contexto dos grandes investimentos em terra e dos grandes investimentos no campo dos agro-negócios. Ao registar os ...
  • Changing agro-food systems: The impact of big agro-investors on food rights: Case studies in Mozambique and Zambia 

    Joala, Refiloe; Zamchiya, Phillan; Ntauazi, Clemente; Musole, Patrick; Katebe, Ceasar (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    This book presents case studies that offer some insights into the rapid process of change underway in African agro-food systems, and in Southern Africa in particular, within the context of land-based and agricultural ...
  • Sistemas agroalimentares em mutação O impacto dos grandes agroinvestidores sobre o direito à alimentação: Estudos de caso em Moçambique 

    Joala, Refiloe; Zamchiya, Phillan; Ntauazi, Clemente; Musole, Patrick; Katebe, Ceasar (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    Este livro apresenta casos de estudo que oferecem algumas perspectivas do rápido processo de mudança em curso nos sistemas agro-alimentares africanos, e na África Austral em particular, no contexto dos investimentos ...