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Community based natural resource management

by Michael Aliber in 2019

13  March

This position paper sketches an approach to improving land redistribution in South Africa in which the broad aim is to use redistribution to create a range of livelihood opportunities, in meaningful numbers, in proportion to the understood need. The approach laid out in the...

by Phillan Zamchiya in 2018

How have foreign-based investments affected land-based livelihoods for smallholder farmers in Africa? This article seeks to shift debate from an insular macro-economic perspective to a more diverse livelihoods approach, one that is informed by the day-to-day quotidian concerns of the rural...

by Cape Talk 567AM in 2018

24 September 2018, Pippa Hudson

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the creation an advisory panel to assist with the on-going land reform debate. Ramaphosa has also formed a 10-person advisory panel which will delegate the right way forward for land reform, in light of the contentious...

by Daily Maverick in 2018

Prof Ben Cousins, 29 August

A major question thrown up in current debates on land is how to secure the land rights of people living in areas where systems of both land tenure and authority are informed by customary law. Similarly, people living in informal settlements,...

CBNRM 18
by Maguranyanga B, Rihoy E in 2007

This paper examines the policy processes of devolution and democratisation of natural resource management as they relate to community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) outcomes in Botswana and Zimbabwe. Evidence suggests that local government can play a crucial role in sustaining CBNRM...

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