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by Lububalo Ntsholo, Daily Maverick in 2016
The narratives on land in South Africa would have us believe that the central problem relating to the land and agrarian question is that relating to the reorganisation of the economy in the countryside, and is less to do with race as both a historical and present determinant to access social and...
by FAO in 2016
A groundbreaking international accord aimed at stamping out illegal fishing went into effect on 5 June 2016 and is now legally binding for the 29 countries and a regional organization that have adhered to it. The Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported...
by John Kane-Berman, SA Institute of Race Relations in 2016
Despite failures they admit, both the government and the African National Congress (ANC) seem bent on pushing ahead with “land reform”. Even though somewhat modified, policy remains rooted in determination to reverse the ownership patterns arising from the Land Acts as well as to implement the...
by African News Agency in 2016
Political leaders at a debate in Durban on Friday night agreed that land reform was essential but differed on how it should be achieved and even on whether it could be achieved. A round table discussion at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban hosted by the Dr John Langalibalele Dube Institute...
by Gregory Myers, World Bank in 2016
The call for an international set of guidelines came from many quarters between 2008 and 2010, but was largely driven by concerns raised in international fora by civil society, member states, development partners, and the private sector. These concerns primarily pertained to food security (and...

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