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by The Restitution Foundation in 2016
The Restitution Foundation, the Human Sciences Research Council and the Castle of Good Hope, along with our partners and patrons, would value your presence at the inaugural Conference on Restitution in South Africa. Restitution is a difficult, restless and provocative word. It speaks about...
by Ruth Hall, PLAAS in 2015
This video shows exerpts from the Cape Town launch of the book, Africa's land rush, edited by Ruth Hall, Ian Scoones and Dzodzi Tsakata. Prof Ruth Hall is in discussion with Prof Ben Cousins and contributor Mr Emmanuel Sulle. Africa's Land Rush explores the processes through which land deals are...
by Tim G.B. Hart, Anthropology Southern Africa in 2016
While the expression of the voices of officials and experts are limited and detract from a main tenet of the book, In the Shadow of Policy is a valuable contribution to the discussion on land and agrarian reform policy, both locally and internationally. It provides evidence of experiences and...
by FAO in 2016
Small, fast-growing wild fish could be crucial allies in the race to end hunger in some of the world's most chronically poor and underfed regions, according to a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The FAO report Fisheries in the Drylands of Sub-Saharan...
by Grain in 2016
In October 2008, GRAIN published a report called “Seized: the 2008 land grab for food and financial security”. It exposed how a new wave of land grabbing was sweeping the planet in the name of addressing the global food and financial crises. “On one hand”, we wrote, “‘food insecure’ governments...

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