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by Marjorie Mbilinyi in 2016
In a recent blog, eight scholars and activists (Emmanuel Sulle et al 24/11/2016 PLAAS) praised the NLP,2016 for its strong statements on ensuring equal rights to land for women and for marginalised groups such as small-scale hunters and gatherers. However, they identifed areas which need...
by PACSA in 2016
The 2016 PACSA Food Price Barometer Annual Report is a composite index of monthly food prices in the food baskets of low-income households from September 2015 to September 2016. It is specifically designed to show the impact of food price inflation for urban low-income households in...
by Ian Scoones, Zimbabweland in 2016
This new blog on Zimbabweland reviews a new book, Ordered Estates: Welfare, Power and Maternalism on Zimbabwe’s (Once White) Highveld – by Andrew Hartnack, and published by Weaver and UKZN Press. It addresses many of the themes highlighted in the blogs of the past two weeks, and is based on...
by WFFP in 2016
Implement the letter and spirit of the International Small-scale Fisheries guidelines – no to distorting their interpretation! “One of our greatest victories is the endorsement of the International Small-scale Fisheries Guidelines by the Committee on Fisheries [COFI] of the UN Food and Agricultural...
by Lorenzo Cotula, LandPortal in 2016
Lorenzo Cotula discusses highlights from his latest academic piece, in which he explores whether investment treaties protect 'land grab' deals, and how these impact the land rights of rural people. The Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy discusses developments in international...

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