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Umhlaba 1913-2013
by Paul Weinberg (Senior Curator and Photographic Editor) in 2015

The images in this volume are drawn from a photographic exhibition entitled Umhlaba (Land) 1913-2013, held to mark the centenary of the Natives Land Act of 1913 which laid the foundations for segregation and apartheid, and whose legacy of inequality and division is still felt...

by Ben Cousins, Cherryl Walker (eds) in 2015

Land reform is once again under the spotlight. Amidst calls by some politicians for confiscating land from white farmers without compensation, others claim that the land redistributed to black owners is not being productively farmed. The debate is dangerously polarised, the stakes high.


FAC Working Paper 118
by Helen Dancer , Emmanuel Sulle in 2015

Since the global food crisis of 2008, the Tanzanian government, amongst other African governments, has made food security through increases in agricultural productivity a policy priority. The emphasis in Tanzania is on commercialisation, with a particular focus on large-scale rice and sugarcane...

FAC Stakeholder Feedback Report
by Future Agricultures , PLAAS in 2015

This document is a summary of a study conducted by researchers in 2013 and 2014 on sugarcane outgrowing and livelihoods in the area around Kilombero Sugar Company, Tanzania. It aims to give feedback to interviewees and other interested residents and stakeholders, and creates an opportunity to...

Policy Brief 35
by EP Harrison, V Dzigirai, E Gandiwa, T Nzuma, B Masivele and HT Ndlovu in 2015

This policy brief argues that to progress community based natural resource management in Zimbabwe, emphasis needs to shift from decentralisation towards full devolution beyond the Rural District Councils (RDCs) alongside an increase in capacity of local-level institutions (including RDCs) to...