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Food system value chains

Researchers, activists and students have gathered at the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Competition Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) for a two day colloquium to discuss challenges facing the South African and African food...

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BICAS International Conference New Extractivism, Peasantries and Social Dynamics: Critical Perspectives and Debates

Fourth conference, Moscow, 13-16 October 2017

Please send your abstract: 500 words plus 100 words short bio – in one file, Word format to:...

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Colonialism brought large-scale farming to Africa, promising modernisation and jobs – but often dispossessing people and exploiting workers. Now, after several decades of independence, and with investor interest growing, African governments are once again promoting large plantations and estates...

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In Mozambique and many other African countries, the Great Land Grab has produced little but headlines and local opposition. In part because of that fierce resistance, mega-deal after mega-deal has collapsed (see an earlier report here). With many African governments still feeding illusions...

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Welcome address: Inaugural Conference, Young African Researchers in Agriculture Network, 6 February 2017, Ocean Breeze Hotel, Strand.
 
It is my pleasure to welcome all of you today to the...
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