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by Amanda Froelich in 2015
Bangladesh is leading the world having cut its rate of hunger by 50% since 2000. According to a United Nations report, there are 216 million fewer hungry individuals in the world today than there were in the 1990’s. There are also nearly 100 million fewer in just the past three years. Bangladesh is...
by Glenn Ashton in 2015
Researchers Antoine Ducastel and Ward Anseeuw explained at a recent BRICS and Agrarian Change in the Global South conference held by the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape, how investment into farmland in South Africa has become, from a financial...
by PACSA in 2015
Eskom's application for a 25.3% increase currently being decided upon by the Energy Regulator NERSA comes at a time when the majority of working class households are struggling to put food on the table. In April 2015, the cost of the PACSA food basket was R1629.04. This is 41% or R1 138.32 less...
by Tabelo Timse in 2015
Community members have gone into hiding after their houses were torched amid a dispute over who owns ‘traditional’ land Charred remains: William Mnyandu’s property was burned to the ground Three leaders of a communal land association at ­loggerheads with a local traditional leader over land...
by Linda Ensor in 2015
Mr Nkwinti reaffirmed the ceilings on farm sizes in his budget vote speech in the National Council of Provinces on Tuesday. He said the Regulation of Landholdings Bill, which will introduce land ceilings and prohibit land ownership by foreign nationals will be submitted to Parliament this year. He...

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