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by PLAAS in 2014
Read the attached for more information regarding Frequently Asked Questions.     Emeritus Professor Ben Cousins holds a South African Research Chair in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (funded by the National Research Foundation), at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS),...
by Sarah Owermohle, CPI Financial in 2014
The Old Mutual Investment Group has embarked on a capital-raising programme to increase its investment in sustainable projects on the continent by a further $1 billion over the next two years, it announced in a statement. The company, which has more than $5.1 billion in pan-African investment...
by Yonas A. Yimer, The Reporter in 2014
In this article, the author looks at one of the focused discussions during the LPI Conference on November 12, where a scholar by the name Milu Muyanga (PhD) from Tegemeo Institute in Nairobi, Kenya had a presentation entitled, 'Small may not be beautiful in Kenya: farm size-productivity...
by Deusdedit Ruhangariyo in 2014
When you say that young Africans despise Agriculture and all that goes with it, a few will completely disagree with you and some Ugandans are among them.   Two young Ugandans Dr. Janice Busingye and Dr. Eria Serwajja are among the Young African Researchers in Agriculture Network (YARA), a Network...
by Mads Barbesgaard , Carsten Pedersen, Timothé Feodoroff, Ecologist in 2014
As part of the World Forum of Fisher Peoples' General Assembly in September 2014, fisherfolk from around the world visited the Langebaan Lagoon MPA. Enraged and yet with some sad familiarity, they listened to the disheartening tale of one former fisherman who explained how the MPA and the following...

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