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by Sue Blaine, Business Day in 2013
Inconsistencies, omissions, obtuse language and the weakening of existing legislation pepper Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson's proposed amendments to the Marine Living Resources Act and to fisheries rights allocation policies. Thirteen academics, including PLAAS'...
As announced by the awarding committee on 16 May 2013, Prof Ben Cousins has won the Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons. The award was created to acknowledge and promote the work of practitioners, young and senior scholars involved in the field of the commons. The award is...
by PLAAS in 2013
PLAAS requires a Senior Researcher to jointly lead its ongoing work in research projects relating to land rights and agrarian change in Southern Africa. Applications for the above 12-month renewable contract post, starting as soon as possible, are invited from suitably qualified and experienced...
by Hazel Healy for New Internationalist in 2013
A visit to Mozambique dispels any notion that big business is going to ‘feed Africa’. The Mozambiquan government has classified many smallscale farms as 'unused' land and investors have already snapped up 2.5 million hectares of the 7 million hectares the government says is available.
by ZAM Chronicle in 2013
According to the interview with Joe Hanlon, Zimbabwe was never a bread basket and often imported food, even when white farmers held most of the land.