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by Ben Cousins in 2015
Professor Ben Cousins holds a South African Research Chair in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (funded by the National Research Foundation), at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), at the University of the Western Cape. This allows him to support and supervise doctoral...
by PLAAS in 2015
The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) invites applications for the Masters (Full Thesis) in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies scholarships for 2015. PLAAS is internationally recognised for its expertise in research, policy engagement and teaching on issues related to poverty...
by Greg Nicolson, Daily Maverick in 2015
President Jacob Zuma's comments to traditional leaders last week show how the issue of land is detached from meaningful reform, meaning one of the country's most important issues will continue to be exploited for political gain. Issues of land remain some of the most emotive in local discourse,...
by Amelia Genis, Landbou in 2015
Die buit van voordele uit Suid-Afrika se grondhervormingsprogram deur elitegroepe neem verstommende afmetings aan, het prof. Ben Cousins van die Instituut vir Armoede-, Grond- en Landelike Studies (Plaas) aan die Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland by die bekendstelling van die boek Land divided, Land...
by The Guardian in 2015
Despite the growing global acceptance of an individual’s right to adequate food and nutrition, and the obligation of the state to ensure that all its citizens are free from hunger, 805 million people around the world today are still chronically malnourished.There has been progress. In 1996,...

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