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by Janet Heard in 2016
Prof. Ruth Hall of the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape on Tuesday briefed the Portfolio Committe on Rural Development and Land Reform and said the department estimates that 379,000 new claims will be filed between 2014 and the cut-off date in...
by Flavio Valente, TNI in 2016
One of the most advanced pilots of corporate-led multistakeholderism, promoted by the World Economic Forum (WEF, is in the area of food and nutrition with the WEF's establishment of the Global Food, Agriculture and Nutrition Redesign Initiative (GFANRI) in 2010. According to the GRI report “the...
by Punch in 2016
A Commodities and Development Report released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva, Switzerland, stressed that it was important that the business potential of smallholder farmers be harnessed for sustainable development.The report establised that the world’s...
WWF-SA research fellowship
by WWF-SA in 2016
The World Wide Fund for Nature in South Africa’s (WWF-SA) Research Fellowship Programme, consisting of a financial award and research placement, aims to enable the progression of higher education students through post graduate qualifications for the environment. This programme contributes directly...
by Bill Ayres, Huffington Post in 2016
According to the Rural Women's Assembly in South Africa and the Right to Agrarian Reform and Food Sovereignty Campaign, almost 90 percent of large commercial farms are owned and operated by White farmers who produce food that is mostly exported. They are given support from the government and...

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