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by Elizabeth Harrison in 2014
“How are natural resource management projects in southern Africa involving local communities?”“What are the roles of communities in natural resource management in southern Africa?”“Where are communities in natural resource management/projects in southern Africa?” That local rural communities should...
by Land Policy Initiative in 2014
The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) is a joint initiative of the African Union Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the African Development Bank. The LPI proposes to host a biennial Conference on Land Policy in Africa, which will be a policy and learning event. Its goal...
by PLAAS in 2014
PLAAS is offering two one-year Post-doctoral Fellowships commencing in September 2014 for research on innovative approaches for supporting small farmers into commercial markets and value chains in South Africa. The fellowships are worth approximately R180 000 a year and are made possible through a...
by Kwanele Sosibo, Mail & Guardian in 2014
The issue of land ownership and the rights to land should not be “put into a rural box” for nongovernmental organisations to deal with, according to experts. Rather, common ground should be sought between affected communities and the wider society. Using Aninka Claassens’s paper, Communal Land,...
by Adrian Nel in 2014
This video highlights the Green Economy in the South conference, held in Dodoma, Tanzania from 8-10 July 2014.    Critical Voices on the Green Economy in the South from Adrian Paul Nel on Vimeo.