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Venue: PLAAS boardroom
Date: 3 Mar 2015
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Farmland in stable and conflict affected countries has in recent times come under immense pressure from large-scale commercial investments. The emerging enclosures are creating ‘losers’ and ‘winners’ in that the rural poor continue to lose land on which they depend for food livelihoods, while...

Venue: PLAAS boardroom
Date: 10 Mar 2015
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenters: Prof Ben Cousins, PLAAS and Dr Rosalie Kingwill, Post Doc at PLAAS

Normative models of private property dominate thinking about land tenure and tenure reform in South Africa, and a presumptive model of surveyed parcels of land with single owners (‘cadastres’)...

Venue: University of the Western Cape
Date: 20 Apr 2015 to 21 Apr 2015
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The BRICS Initiative for Critical Agrarian Studies (BICAS) is collaborating with several initiatives and institutions to hold an international conference with an African focus, with emphasis on transformations in food systems and implications for...

Venue: School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape
Date: 22 Apr 2015
Time: 14:00 to 20:00
The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of  the Western Cape is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. To honour this landmark, we are hosting an international symposium on Agrarian Change in the 21st Century: Processes and Politics on Wednesday on...
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...