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The biofuels boom and bust in Africa

 The biofuels boom and bust in Africa
Policies promoting biofuels development through financial incentives in Europe and in the United States of America are major drivers of the ‘land rush’ in many African countries. Yet, we know that...


Doctoral Study with DST/NRF Research Chair

Professor Ben Cousins holds a South African Research Chair in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (funded by the National Research Foundation), at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies...