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by Section27 in 2018
JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s Constitution contains a wide range of socio-economic rights. In 2015, expanding and deepening South Africa’s commitment to the realization of socio-economic rights, the South African Government ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights...
by PLAAS in 2018
DAAD In-Country/In Region Scholarship Programme in Strengthening Advisory Capacities for Land Governance in Africa   (Closing date: 7th December 2018) DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) in collaboration with PLAAS (Institute for Poverty, Land & Agrarian Studies) is offering in-country/in-...
by David Neves, Anne Marie Thow in 2018
IOL Voices360, 16 Oct  World Food Day takes place annually on 16 October providing an useful opportunity to reflect on the state of food and nutrition in South Africa. Unfortunately, there is much cause for alarm. South Africa has high levels of hunger and food insecurity.  It also presents an...
by PLAAS and Institutional Advancement in 2018
8 Oct. The University of the Western Cape’s Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) is hosting the first short course of the Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA). The course has been tailored to policy-makers and practitioners across the continent who have...
by Aidan van den Heever, UWC in 2018
21 September  Professor Ruth Hall - from the University of the Western Cape’s (UWC) Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) - has been appointed to an advisory panel on land reform by President Cyril Ramaphosa.   The panel will advise the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on land...

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