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Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 28 Oct 2014
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Janice Desire Busingye, Makerere University, Uganda

Smallholder farming as a model for agricultural production has been marred with varying degrees of criticism about what it can or cannot achieve. In literature it has mainly been compared to the more ‘schooled’...

Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 4 Nov 2014
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof Mafa Hara, PLAAS

The reasons why most small-rights holders do not participate in managing the fishery for small pelagic fish (‘small pelagics’) in South Africa, despite legislation and policy encouraging their participation, were analysed. Membership of the Small...

Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 11 Nov 2014
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof Flora Hajdu, Division of Rural Development, Department for Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Flora Hajdu presents results from a recent research project on the effects on smallholders of the MFPP and AsgiSA agricultural...

Venue: Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Date: 5 Jun 2015 to 6 Jun 2015
Time: 8:00

The Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI) is collaborating with several initiatives and institutions to hold an international conference with a regional focus on East and Southeast Asia, with emphasis on land grabbing, responses to climate change...