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by PLAAS in 2017

The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) engages in research, training, policy analysis and postgraduate teaching in relation to poverty, land and agrarian reform, rural development, and regimes of natural resource management in Southern Africa. Applications for the above...

by Mafaniso Hara, Stephen Greenberg, Anne Marie Thow, Sloans Chimatiro, Andries du Toit in 2017

This paper looks at the dynamics of intra-regional trade and investment in fish and fish products between South Africa and the rest of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region, and the implications of this trade for food and nutrition security. It is based on key informant...

by Stephen Greenberg, Anne Marie Thow, Mafaniso Hara in 2017

The purpose of this paper is to consider the role that trade plays in food and nutrition security in South Africa. Despite an established commercial food system, South Africans experience high levels of food and nutrition insecurity – both under-nutrition and rising rates of diet-related non-...

by Ursula Arends in 2017

Prof Issa Shivji (born 1946) is a Tanzanian author and academic, and one of Africa's leading experts on law and development issues. He will be joining the University of the Western Cape (UWC) as a Visiting Professor for two...

by PLAAS in 2017

The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape engages in research, post-graduate teaching and supervision, short-course training and policy advocacy in relation to land, agriculture, food systems, natural resources management, social...

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