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by Ministry of Water and Sanitation in 2014
After the PLAAS video Cry Water! Struggles for water in Ntlalavini was widely distributed, especially via conference platforms and in meetings with government, the Minister of Water and Sanitation Ms Nomvula Mokonyane together with the Premier of KZN Mr Senzo Mchunu, led a delegation to the Jozini...
by Kwanele Sosibo, Mail & Guardian in 2014
The communities of Enon and Bersheba in the Eastern Cape are locked in a stalemate over the transfer of title deeds with the land reform department. Ruth Hall of the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies writes that since 2011, the “Proactive Land Acquisition Strategy has become the only...
by The South African Civil Society Information Service in 2014
Land rights and collective benefits for the rural poor are being sacrificed as a feudal and patriarchal system of governance, sustained in the name of heritage, is expanding the authority of chiefs over valuable tracts of land. This quest for land and mineral rights by traditional authorities is...
by Global Research News in 2014
“Under the banner #WorldVsBank, this movement is calling for the end of the Doing Business rankings and the new Benchmarking the Business of Agriculture project. They are tools of a pro-corporate, anti-poor, environmentally unsustainable model of development. If the World Bank keeps promoting...
by SAPA-AFP in 2014
World food prices fell for the sixth consecutive month in September, marking “the longest period of continuous decline” since the late 1990s, the FAO said as it released its monthly food price index.Bumper harvests and stockpiles of food were helping drive down world food prices to the lowest...

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