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WEBINAR: Changing customary land tenure regimes and implications for women’s land rights

THURSDAY 26 MAY 2022 from 13:00 – 14:30 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled 'Changing customary land tenure regimes and implications for women's land rights’. The webinar will begin with screening of a documentary - 'All we have comes from the land' - exploring women's land rights in Mozambique and Zambia.  The webinar features the following speakers: Waltraud Rabitsch,…
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May 16, 2022
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4th World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress (4WSFC)

A series of five regional congresses The 4WSFC AFRICA “Leading by Examples: Leaderships in Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries” Location: Cape Town, South Africa Date: November 21-23, 2022 Background The 4th World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress (4WSFC) is a transdisciplinary forum for all stakeholders involved in small-scale fisheries to participate in an interactive discussion about the world's small-scale fisheries and how to sustain…
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May 12, 2022
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Masifundise Development Trust Field Researcher (6-month contract)

The Masifundise Development Trust (MDT) is collaborating with the Institute of Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) to seek for a field researcher based in iSiManagaliso and Kosi Bay to document evidence for Small-scale fishers Tribunal in 2023. Start date 1 June 2022 This is a call for individuals to apply for…
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May 5, 2022
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ONLINE CONFERENCE: Climate Change and Agrarian Justice

The Journal of Peasant Studies and partners announces the international online conference on Climate Change and Agrarian Justice Dates: 26-29 September 2022 Time: 13.00 - 15.30 CAT/ CET each day Call for papers and participation Climate change is inextricably entwined with capitalism, but how the relationship between capitalism and climate change plays out in the rural world requires deeper analysis.…
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May 3, 2022
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BOOK LAUNCH: Capital Penetration and the Peasantry in Southern and Eastern Africa.

Book Launch SMAIAS in partnership with PLAAS invites you to the book launch of Capital Penetration and the Peasantry in Southern and Eastern Africa: Neoliberal Restructuring.  The book is edited by Freedom Mazwi, George T. Mudimu, and Kirk Helliker and is published by Springer Press. Neoliberal capitalism has diverse impacts on the peasantry. This book presents new research from several…
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May 3, 2022
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WEBINAR: Worsening Climate Chaos and the Challenge of Climate Justice

THURSDAY 21 April 2022 from 13:00 – 14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘Worsening Climate Chaos and the Challenge of Climate Justice’. The webinar will be delivered by: Dr Vishwas Satgar - the Associate Professor of International Relations, editor of the Democratic Marxism series and principal investigator for Emancipatory Futures Studies in the Anthropocene, University of the Witwatersrand,…
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April 11, 2022
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WEBINAR: War and food – How will the Russia-Ukraine conflict affect African food systems?

Thursday, 31 March 2022 from 13:00 – 14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘War and food: How will the Russia-Ukraine conflict affect African food systems?’ The speakers include: Prof. Steve Wiggins, Research fellow at Overseas Development Institute in United Kingdom. Refiloe Joala, Food Sovereignty Programme Manager at Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, and a Phd candidate at the Institute for…
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March 25, 2022
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WEBINAR: Power and Inequality in the South African wine value chain

Tuesday, 05 April 2022 from 13:00 – 14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘Power and Inequality in the South African wine value chain’. The speakers include: Stefano Ponte, Professor of International Political Economy, Copenhagen Business School  Reena Das Nair, Associate Professor, Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development, University of Johannesburg The webinar will be chaired by Professor…
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March 17, 2022
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PODCAST: We cannot eat oil and gas

PLAAS in partnership with Climate Justice Coalition produced a podcast based on the webinar titled: “We cannot eat oil and gas” – seismic surveys on the east and west coast of South Africa’ held by PLAAS on 03 March 2022. This work is part of the Living Landscapes Project funded by Oak Foundation. Please listen here: https://pod.link/cjc/episode/d1120000c1e9e60d539da3f6996ada90 A special thanks to the…
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March 14, 2022
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WEBINAR: Chinese investments in African agriculture: Insights from Agriculture Technology Demonstration Centres (ATDC)

THURSDAY 17 March 2022 from 13:00 – 14:00 SAST/CAT PLAAS invites you to a webinar titled ‘Chinese investments in African agriculture: Insights from Agriculture Technology Demonstration Centres (ATDC). The speakers include: Dr Nkumbu Nalwimba, Independent Researcher, Zambia Dr. Blessing Simura (International Relations), Independent Researcher, Zimbabwe Mr Elias Dafi (Econometrician) Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa Dr George T. Mudimu, Institute for Poverty,…
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March 9, 2022