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by PLAAS and Centre for Law&Society in 2014

The attached position papers were written by researchers based at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of the Western Cape, and at the Centre for Law and Society, University of Cape Town. They were distributed to the 2000 people who attended government’s...

by Mafa Hara in 2014

The reasons why most small-rights holders do not participate in management of the fishery for small pelagic fish (‘small pelagics’) in South Africa, despite legislation and policy encouraging their participation, were analysed. Membership of the Small Pelagics Management Working Group (SPMWG),...

South African Network on Inequality Factsheet
by Andries du Toit, Lesego Loate in 2014

This fact sheet argues that dealing with food and nutritional insecurity in South Africa will require measures that go well beyond increasing food production and educating consumers. While Big Food delivers cheap food to the urban and rural poor, it also delivers ill health. Concerted action...

State of the nation 1994-2014
by Ruth Hall in 2014

This seventh edition in the internationally acclaimed State of the Nation series from HSRC Press is a significant contribution to the debates around the impact of 20 years of freedom and democracy on South Africa. Resonating with a wealth of research in a variety of disciplines and cross-...

Annual Report 2013
by Rebecca Pointer in 2014

Our work in 2013 stems from the conviction that sensible and just social policies need to be based, not only on the interests of global corporations, but on the insights and analyses that can arise out of high-quality social science research. Such research often complicates the simple stories...