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by Alasdair Harris, The Guardian in 2014
Locally managed marine areas (LMMA) now cover 3.6% of the Indian Ocean’s continental shelf, and almost half of the the western protected areas are now under some form of community stewardship. In Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania especially, LMMAs are proving to be a cost-effective, resilient and...
by Nomboniso Gasa, Mail & Guardian in 2014
This article argues that the time has come for all the people affected by land issues to be treated equally. When the government and other powerful players recognise this, South Africa will be able to move forward and address land questions justly and fairly. Until then, platforms such as the...
by Maximo Torero in 2014
Countries with very high levels of poverty and chronic malnutrition face limitations in human capital development, which is required to achieve sustainable growth. High levels of poverty, inequality, and chronic malnutrition force governments to invest significant resources in the short-term...
by Sipho Kings, Mail & Guardian in 2014
This article argues that it is a national scandal that millions in SA starve and scrape by without any law to rescue them when the country is officially food secure. Data published in the Lancet this year found that 68% of South African women and 35% of men over the age of 20 were overweight. This...
by Mark Bowman, The Guardian in 2014
This article argues that, with as much as 90% of the land in sub-Sahara Africa untitled, communities which may have lived and farmed the land for many generations have no enforceable legal claim to it. In the worst cases, this can allow land to be sold off by governments from under their feet...

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