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    • 'Celebrating ten years of research, training and policy engagement on land and agrarian reform, livelihoods, community-based natural resource management, and poverty'. A ten year review report 1995-2005 

      PLAAS (Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), 2006)
      The Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Over the last ten years we have undertaken research on land and agrarian reform, the changing composition of livelihoods and ...
    • Vulnerability and social protection at the margins of the formal economy 

      Neves, David; du Toit, Andries (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2006)
      This report sets out the results of an in-depth study of livelihood strategies and ‘coping mechanisms’ among poor people in one very specific, but highly significant context of poverty in South Africa. Its core concrete ...
    • Schmidtsdrift community land claim 

      Kleinbooi, Karin (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      The historic land of the Schmidtsdrift community lies along the banks of the Vaal River in the Northern Cape province, along the R300 road to Griquastad, approximately 71 km west from Kimberley and 53 km north-east from ...
    • Trans-boundary natural resources management in southern Africa: Local historical and livelihood realities within the Great Limpopo Trans-frontier Conservation Area 

      Whande, Webster (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      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 ...
    • Covie community land claim 

      Kleinbooi, Karin; Lahiff, Edward (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      The Covie community restitution claim refers to a claim by past and present residents of Covie village, situated within the Tsitsikamma National Park, between Plettenberg Bay and Port Elizabeth in the Western Cape ...
    • International comparative study of strategies for settlement support provision to land reform beneficiaries 

      Tilley, Susan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      The provision of sound planning and adequate settlement support within land reform has the potential to make a profound impact on the livelihoods of many South Africans. However, the process of providing settlement support ...
    • Community-based natural resource management in the southern Africa region: An annotated bibliography and general overview of literature, 1996–2004 

      Whande, Webster (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      This bibliography is aimed at collating information relating to community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) in the southern African region across different sectors and themes. It was primarily compiled to offer ...
    • 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 ...
    • eMpangisweni community trust claim 

      Tilley, Susan (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      This diagnostic study examines the case of the restoration of ten farms in KwaZulu-Natal, in the area of abaQulusi Local Municipality and Zululand District Municipality, to the eMpangisweni Community Trust in 2003. The ...
    • Restitution and post-settlement support: Three case studies from Limpopo 

      Manenzhe, Tshililo; Lahiff, Edward (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      This study examines the experience of land reform beneficiaries after land acquisition in three communal property associations (CPAs) in Limpopo province, namely Munzhedzi, Ximange and Mavungeni CPAs. In all three cases, ...
    • Bakwena ba Mare a Phogole (Klipgat) community restitution claim 

      Tilley, Susan; Nkazane, Ntombizabantu (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      This diagnostic study examines the case of the restoration of the remaining extent of the farm Klipgat 18 IQ, falling under the Ventersdorp Local Municipality in the North West province, to the Bakwena ba Mare Phogole ...
    • Groenfontein–Ramohlakane community restitution claim 

      Tilley, Susan; Nkazane, Ntombizabantu; Lahiff, Edward (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      This diagnostic study examines the efforts of the Groenfontein-Ramohlakane Trust to develop and use the land in (Mpumalanga) that has been restored to the community in terms of the Restitution of Land Rights Act 22 of ...
    • Land redistribution and poverty reduction in South Africa: The livelihood impacts of smallholder agriculture under land reform 

      Lahiff, Edward; Maluleke, Themba; Manenzhe, Tshililo; Wegerif, Marc (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      Since its inception in 1994, South Africa’s land reform programme has aimed to achieve multiple objectives, including redressing the historical racial imbalance in landholding, alleviating poverty and developing the ...
    • Business models in land reform 

      Lahiff, Edward (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      This paper reviews the types of business models, or landuse models, being implemented in land reform projects involving the transfer of rural land to communities and other groups in South Africa, under both the restitution ...
    • Bjatladi community restitution claim 

      Tilley, Susan; Lahiff, Edward (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      This diagnostic study examines the restitution case of the Bjatladi Communal Property Association (CPA) and the development and use of the land that has been restored to it in terms of the restitution programme. It ...
    • The impact of land restitution and land reform on livelihoods 

      Hall, Ruth (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
      This thematic paper 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 ...
    • Community-based natural resource management in the Southern Africa region: an annotated bibliography and general overview of literature, 1996–2004 

      Whande, Webster (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-02)
      This bibliography is aimed at collating information relating to community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) in the Southern African region across different sectors and themes. It was primarily compiled to offer ...
    • International comparative study of strategies for settlement support provision to land reform beneficiaries 

      Tilley, Susan (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
      This paper provides some insights into international experience and attempts to distil the key areas of strategic value for consideration in developing a national strategy for support provision to land reform beneficiaries ...
    • Bakwena ba Mare a Phogole (Klipgat) community restitution claim 

      Tilley, Susan; Nkazane, Ntombizabantu (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
      This report outlines the community’s attempts to develop and use the land that has been restored to it in terms of the Restitution of Land Rights Act 22 of 1994 (‘Restitution Act’). It examines the nature and content ...
    • Groenfontein–Ramohlakane community restitution claim 

      Tilley, Susan; Nkazane, Ntombizabantu; Lahiff, Edward (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2007-08)
      This report examines the efforts of the Groenfontein-Ramohlakane Trust to develop and use the land in (Mpumalanga) that has been restored to the community in terms of the Restitution of Land Rights Act 22 of 1994 ...