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by Emmanuel Sulle, Holti Banka, Janemary Ntalwila in 2014

Rural regions are experiencing fundamental challenges to their ways of life and social fabric, as traditional land-based occupations are in decline and younger and better-educated rural residents migrate to cities for greater work, social and cultural opportunities. Rural tourism offers a...

by Ruth Hall, Martha Osorio in 2014

The last few years have witnessed a dramatically renewed interest in Africa’s farmland, and the role of agricultural development has become more prominent in national and international agendas. As a result, many developing countries are making vigorous efforts to attract and facilitate foreign...

FAC Policy Brief 77
by Emmanuel Sulle, Ruth Hall in 2014

International and regional guidelines and frameworks on land governance provide a useful roadmap for African states to follow to improve governance of the tenure of land, fisheries, forests and other natural resources. These resources remain the basis of the
livelihoods of most rural...

Working Paper 31
by Ethan Williams in 2014

This paper presents an examination of the major trends in South African international trade in agricultural products between the years 1996 and 2013. The analysis covers three broad areas: (1) the changing weight of key trading partners in South Africa’s overall agricultural trade regime; (2)...

The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa
by Ben Cousins in 2014

The last two decades in the South African economy have seen mixed results. Economic growth has been volatile. While inequalities in public services have been reduced, income inequality has increased, and poverty has remained stagnant. As the twentieth anniversary of the transition to democracy...