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by Michael Hobbes in 2016
Since 2003, investment from developing countries to other developing countries has grown by more than 80 percent annually, now accounting for 39 percent of the total. Green Fuel is a Zimbabwean company that was President Robert Mugabe’s idea. He called the ethanol plant a “sanctions buster” but it...
by PMG in 2016
The Committee met to consider the draft report on Budget Vote 30 of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. Issues which came up for discussion during the Committee’s review were the Department’s request for more office accommodation, that expenditure on land reform and restitution...
by PACSA in 2016
The cost of the PACSA food basket increased by 14.5% (R237) year-onyear,from R1 632.85 in March 2015 to R1 869.39 in March 2016. The impact of the drought on the food baskets of low-income households emerged strongly from November 2015: over the last five months food price inflation increased by 13...
by Too Big to Ignore in 2016
Monday, May 2nd starting at 5 pm GMT Presenters: Ratana Chuenpagdee, Memorial University Reade Davis, Memorial University Evelyn Pinkerton, Simon Fraser University The issues of rights and access in fisheries have recently received a lot of attention in policy, development and academic course....
by Monique Mortlock in 2016
In this short sound clip, Associate Professor Moenieba Isaacs from the Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies addresses the issue of small-scale fisheries and crime in South Africa's fishing industry. Isaacs says although small-scale fishermen in South Africa were formally recognised by...

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